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The Canal Du Midi

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Canal du Midi boat rentals with France Afloat

The famous Canal du Midi meanders along the foot of the black mountains in the shadow of the mighty plane trees.

Information about The Canal du Midi

The famous Canal du Midi meanders along the foot of the black mountains in the shadow of the mighty plane trees. Along its course are charming small villages, canal-side restaurants and of course the stunning fortress of Carcassonne. Our base at Capestang is on the 'Grand Bief' a 54 km lock-free stretch of the canal which follows the contours between Beziers and Le Somail.

Weekend or mini-week

  • Capestang, Le Somail, Homps and return

One-week cruises

  • Capestang, Homps, Carcassonne, Capestang
    30 hours cruising
  • Capestang, Beziers, Agde, Capestang
    24 hours cruising
  • Capestang - Castelnaudary
    One way: 123 km, 51 locks, 28 hours cruising

Two-week cruises

  • Capestang-Castlenaudary and return: 54 hours cruising
  • Capestang, Beziers, Carnon and return: 50 hours cruising

France Afloat rental boats for The Canal du Midi

France Afloat have 8 self-drive boats available in this region

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