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The Canal du Midi Cruise

The Canal du Midi Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

Take this classic Canal du Midi cruise in sunshine and shade between Homps and the lovely town of Castelnaudary.

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Homps to Castelnaudary
From
AU$1,324
 

Take this classic Canal du Midi cruise in sunshine and shade between Homps and the lovely town of Castelnaudary.

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Homps to Castelnaudary
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesItineraryItinerary Castelnaudary to Homps or vice versaTourTour Visit magnificent Gothic cathedrals and churches. TourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsTour Tour Visit the region's famous vineyards. Includes wine tastings. ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Take this classic Canal du Midi cruise in sunshine and shade between Homps and the lovely town of Castelnaudary. Spend time en route visiting the towns of Trèbes, Carcassonne and Bram and savour the slow pace of life along this beautiful section of the canal.

 

Choose to cruise in either direction.

 

Cruising time Number of locks Type of Lock Waterways
20 hours 45 Automatic operated by lock-keeper Canal du Midi

 

Choose from our available boats.

 

Inclusions

  • Renting the boat and its equipment
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Free locks (except in Ireland & Holland)

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Itinerary 

Visit the following towns and villages:

  • Homps
  • Puicheric
  • La Redorte
  • Marseillette
  • Trèbes
  • Carcassonne
  • Villesèquelande
  • Bram
  • Villepinte
  • Castelnaudary

Enter the capital of Cassoulet, a famous and tasty meal made from beans and meat, soaked in sauce. With wine, it is just perfect.

The Raymond Chésa Leisure Park has picnic areas, a miniature golf course, and a forest adventure park. A must-see attraction, the castle and ramparts of this famous walled city are truly spectacular. The Romanesque and Gothic Basilica St. Nazaire in Carcassonne dates back to the 11th century.

In Homps, arrange for a tour of the local vineyards and sample the quality wines produced in the area.

Have a great time with the kids enjoying all kinds of watersports at the Lac de Jouarres in Homps.

The Canal du Midi area is rich in history. During your cruise, you will observe many little and typical villages that we encourage you to discover.

The canal is known for its beautiful and maintained canal banks. At any time, take your bike and ride around to see pretty landscapes.

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AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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