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Roi Soleil
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€23,400 Per Charter

Luxe Class

 

Roi Soleil combines the best of river yachting and barging. Roi Soleil cruises along Canal du Midi and the Provence region.

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi & Provence
  • Itinerary
    Beziers to Carcassonne
  • Cabins
    3
  • Max Passengers
    6
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Up to €800 per charter*
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From
€23,400 Per Charter

Luxe Class

 

Roi Soleil combines the best of river yachting and barging. Roi Soleil cruises along Canal du Midi and the Provence region.

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi & Provence
  • Itinerary
    Beziers to Carcassonne
  • Cabins
    3
  • Max Passengers
    6
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Up to €800 per charter*
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Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary MealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesDrinksDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusionInclusion Sun deck with spa poolTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesItinerary Itinerary Cruise between Beziers and Carcassonne or Avignon and Beziers.TransferTransfer Transfer from the airport/hotel or train station to the bargeActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Roi Soleil features 3 spacious, air-conditioned staterooms with private bathrooms. It has a saloon, bar, demonstration kitchen, sun deck with spa pool and lounge beds.

 

Inclusions

  • Round trip transfers in air conditioned vehicle from pre-arranged meeting point to the canal barge and return after the barge cruise
  • Crew of 4 - captain, chef, guide and hostess
  • Accommodation for up to 6 passengers for 6 nights in 3 double staterooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • All meals including wine with meals and drinks from the bar, other than vintage wines, Champagnes.
  • Excursions in the private air conditioned vehicle and admittance fees as stipulated
  • Use of on-board bicycles
  • Champagne welcome aboard
  • Morning coffee and afternoon tea
  • Wireless Internet access

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Dates & Prices 

Rates for 2018

Departure Date Charter 4 ppl Charter 6 ppl
April 29 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
May 6, 13, 20, 27 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
June 3, 10, 17, 24 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
July 1, 8 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
July 15, 22, 29 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
August 5, 12 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
August 19, 26 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
October 7 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
October 14, 21 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros

Rates for 2019

*Early Bird Offer: 800 Euros off for 6-passenger charter. Book on or before September 30, 2018.

Departure Date Charter 4 ppl Charter 6 ppl
March 24, 31 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
April 7, 14 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
April 21, 28 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
May 5, 12, 19, 26 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
July 7 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
July 14, 21, 28 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
August 4, 11 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros
August 18, 25 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
October 6 27,400 Euros 30,400 Euros
October 13, 20 23,800 Euros 26,400 Euros

Terms & Conditions

Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of 30% of the total cruise fare for charter is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 130 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

Itinerary 

Canal du Midi Route - Béziers to Carcassone

Day 1, Sunday
Transfer to Roi Soleil, welcome on-board with cocktails. Navigate along the canal through a rural area with wetlands. 

Day 2, Monday
Sail through the great locks of Fonseranne. Excursion to historical city of Pézenas or the impressive hill village of Roquebrun by the River Orb. Discover Oppidum of Enserune, a major archaeological site with panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. Visit Béziers historical centre and shops. Wine tasting at cellar of a top French Sommelier and supplier to Michelin-starred chefs. 

Day 3, Tuesday
Cruise into the heart of the historic village of Capestang. Private visit to the cistercian Abbey of Fontroide, one of the finest examples in France. Enjoy a private wine testing at a Corbieres Château. Visit Camargue bull and horse ranch with the opportunity to round up the bulls on horseback

Day 4, Wednesday
Morning excursion to the charming city of Narbonne that was the Roman Capital of the early Gaulles - its vibrant food market - the famed art and roman archaeology museums within the Bishop Palace and shops - a highlight of the week. 

In the afternoon, sail into the peaceful country village of Somail with an impressive antique bookstore, and then sail beneath the smallest canal bridge in France.

Day 5, Thursday
During morning, visit the hill village of Minerve, which is a beautiful natural site that has a dramatic history dating back to the time of the Crusades. Visit the prized olive oil mill, Oulibo, and a historic Languedoc village. In the afternoon, sail to Roubia from where we have the option to take a short flight over the Cathar castles in the Pyrenees- the famous fortresses of Vertigo. 

Day 6, Friday
Visit to the fortified city of Carcassonne - Europe's largest medieval fortress - a great place to be transported into medieval history and a shopping opportunity. Discover the beautiful, medieval city of Lagrasse and its artisans. In the afternoon, sail to Homps with many locks. 

Day 7, Saturday
After a leisure breakfast on-board, transfer to departure point.



Avignon - Bezieres

Day 1, Monday

  • The Pope's Palace and Arts Museum
  • and/or Chateauneuf du Pape (private tasting with the winemaker)
  • and/or Pont due Gard
  • and/or Uzes (similar to St Remy)
  • and/or St. Quentin la Pottery (a centre for traditional contemporary earthenware)

Day 2, Tuesday

  • Arles with its Roman and medieval history, Van Gogh tour
  • St Remy de Provence
  • and/or Romain ruins
  • and/or Isle sur la Sorgue 
  • and/or villages of Provence

Day 3, Wednesday

From Aigues Mortes

  • The battlement tower
  • Shops and art galleries
  • Bull ranches with Camargue cowboys 
  • Bird watching

From Cabannes du Roc

  • Montpellier historic centre, shops, antiques
  • and/or wine tasting in historic domains

Day 4, Thursday

From Sete

  • Walk along the Mediterranean
  • Sete historic centre
  • Panoramic view from Mont-St-Clair

From Marseillan

  • Wine tasting 
  • an/or Valmagne Abbey
  • and/or Roman villa and museum

Day 5, Friday

From Agde

  • City of Agde
  • and/or Pezenas and shops
  • and/or Beziers and shops

Breakfast on board, and then transfer to the departure point.

Cruise Details 
  • Length: 98 ft.
  • Width: 16.5 ft.
  • 6 passengers
  • 4 crew
  • 3 cabins (160 sq. ft. each) - with ensuite shower bath
  • Fully air conditioned, spa pool, Bose sound system, Ipod dock, 3G wireless internet, DVD, library, bicycles and fireplace
  • Covered aft teak deck with inbuilt seating, dining and spa. 
  • Forward sun deck with matresses and deck chairs
  • Innovative gourmet cuisine, with cooking demonstrations in open plan bar/kitchen
  • 6 light aluminum bicycles, Giant "Boulder Breeze" hybrids with shock absorbers, quick gear changes and road tyres. 

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AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
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