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The Midi Robine Cruise

The Midi Robine Cruise

Discover the spectacular spots, local cuisines, and indulgent wines of South of France during your week long cruise between Narbonne and Trebes, along the laidback and charming Canal du Midi. Taste local wines, explore canal side cafes, drop by historic monuments, and have a blast doing some watersports. This cruise is sure to ignite your senses!

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi

Discover the spectacular spots, local cuisines, and indulgent wines of South of France during your week long cruise between Narbonne and Trebes, along the laidback and charming Canal du Midi. Taste local wines, explore canal side cafes, drop by historic monuments, and have a blast doing some watersports. This cruise is sure to ignite your senses!

  • Country / Region
    France / Canal du Midi
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Visit magnificent Gothic cathedrals and churches. TourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsItineraryItinerary Narbonne to Trèbes, via Carcassonne or vice versaTour Tour Visit the region's famous vineyards. Includes wine tastings. ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

The waterways in the South of France paint bands of blue across green vineyards and front colourful towns, merging to create a path to utter relaxation as you stop to savour picturesque Ventenac, Le Somail, Homps and Trèbes. Your Canal du Midi cruise spans the Languedoc and the Camargue, two of the most sumptuous places in the entire world. You'll glide on through the peaceful glassy waters with confidence knowing that the Canal du Midi area is easy to navigate and a great route for beginners.

Choose to cruise in either direction.

 

Cruising time Number of locks Lock Type Waterways
20 hours  44 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)

Note:

The Canal du Midi cruising season lasts from 23rd March-8th November 2019, and then from 23rd March-8th November 2020. 

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Itinerary 

Explore the following towns and villages:

  • Narbonne
  • Sallèles d'Aude
  • Le Somail
  • Ventenac
  • Paraza
  • Roubia
  • Argens-Minervois
  • Homps
  • La Redorte
  • Puicheric
  • Marseillette
  • Millepetit
  • Carcassonne
  • Trèbes

Below is a sample itinerary. You can explore this area in whichever order you want, so long as your boat is back at the end base at the end of your holiday.

Explore Narbonne's quaint  atmosphere with a Spanish twist. Visit the Narbonne Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace dating back to the Roman era.

Visit Sallèles d'Aude and find the quirky Chapel of St. Roch and Le Calvarie. There are grocery stores, restaurants, and bakery in the village center.

Book lovers will be in heaven at Le Trouve Tout du Livre in lovely Le Somail. It's also home to nice canal side restaurants, artist studios and a grocery store.

Ventenac-en-Minervois is noted for its waterside cellar at the stunning Château de Ventenac-en-Minervois. Tour the cellar and sample wines for free.

The village of Paraza is famous for its Chateau which produces excellent wine. Stop for a wine tour and tasting.

See the astonishing village of Roubia blessed with a charming old stone church and tower.

Wander around the narrow cobbled streets of Argens-Minervois and see the legendary towers of a 14th century château.

Arrive in Homps and take a tour of the local vineyards, sample quality wines, and let the kids enjoy all kinds of watersports at Lac de Jouarres.

Touch down La Redorte, a pretty and leafy town built around a grand Chateau which has been transformed into a luxury hotel with an excellent restaurant.

Discover Puicheric, a medieval village with a lovely church and a major hub for watersports – you can hire canaoes or kayaks on the adjacent River Aude.

Enjoy the scenery at Marseillette, famous for growing rice and for its magnificent clock tower at the centre.

Visit the wonderful cooking school in Millepetit and learn how to create classic French cuisine with a modern twist!

See the breathtaking Carcassonne, a UNESCO-listed, fortified citadel with 3km of ramparts, a castle, cathedral and shops and restaurants.

In Trèbes, try some excellent local produce including wine, olives, jams and confits, then experience the charming landscapes of Cavayère Lake.

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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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