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The Delicacies of Aquitaine

The Delicacies of Aquitaine

From
AU$1,324
 

Following the Canal Latéral à la Garonne, you'll immerse yourself in the Aquitaine way of life, between historic monuments and tasty gastronomy.

  • Country / Region
    France / Aquitaine
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Le Mas d'Agenais to Castelsarrasin
From
AU$1,324
 

Following the Canal Latéral à la Garonne, you'll immerse yourself in the Aquitaine way of life, between historic monuments and tasty gastronomy.

  • Country / Region
    France / Aquitaine
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Le Mas d'Agenais to Castelsarrasin
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsItinerary Itinerary Castelsarrasin to Le Mas d'Agenais, via Montauban or vice versaMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesTourTour Roman aqueducts & ancient architectureActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

You’re tempted to linger in upscale Montauban, where you can play a round of golf, enjoy fine dining and explore the town, but your barge holiday in France means you’ll be on the move, albeit at a slow easy pace! Stop to see the 15th-century church in Montech or the famous abbey in Moissac. Check out the city of Agen with its fine art museum and nearby water park amusements.

 

Cruising Time Number of Locks Lock Type Waterways
29 hours 57 Automatic Canal Lateral a la Garonne, Canal de Montech

 

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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:

  • Castelsarrasin
  • Montauban
  • Moissac
  • Valence d'Agen
  • Agen
  • Serignac-sur-Garonne
  • Buzet
  • Damazan
  • Le Mas d'Agenais

The picturesque village of Damazan has a lovely town square well worth seeing. Stop for a bite to eat.

Explore a covered market. The intriguing covered market in the quaint village of Le Mas D’agenais dates back to the 17th century.

In Valence d'Agen, there is a traditional market called Marché au gras where you will find local specialities, like the delightful foie gras.

Savour local wines. The Buzet Cave in Buzet offers free wine tasting. The local wines are superb. Buy a bottle for the boat.

Visit the magnificent garden in Montauban that features more than 12,000 varieties of beautiful roses.

Admire the paintings and ceramics at the Museum of Fine Arts in Agen. Five Goya paintings are on display.

Built in the 7th century, the Abbey of St. Pierre in Moissac is a fine example of medieval architecture.

Stop in Agen and taste the delightful local speciality: the Pruneau d'Agen.

Chill out in Walibi amusement park. Just beside Agen is a famous amusement park where everybody will have fun.

The 12th-century St. Saviors Church in Castelsarrasin has an exquisite organ and furnishings.

Take your bicycle along the canal latéral. There are good cycle paths along the canal latéral. Enjoy beautiful landscapes on your bike.

Visit a historic church. Montech’s 15th-century Church of Our Lady of the Visitation has 17 bells and an amazing organ.

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Opening Hours:
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Find out more information from our French Travel Specialist

Call us

Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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