the Midi & the Camargue boat rentals

The Midi & The Camargue

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The Midi & The Camargue

Bases at Negra, Bram, Argens Minervois and Lattes

Negra: Canal de la Garonne + Midi canal

The base at Négra was the first stop on the "Mail Boat" which ran from Toulouse to Agde in the 19th century.
From the surroundings of rose-red Toulouse, the Canal du Midi takes you through one of France's most fascinating regions.
Beyond the canal banks, shaded by ancient trees, the surrounding hills are covered by a patchwork of little fields.
Medieval villages, Romanesque churches, abbeys and monasteries provide variety to the landscape.
At Castelnaudary, home of cassoulet, many fine buildings form a treasury of the architectural riches of the region.

One-week cruises from Negra

  • Negra, Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, Argens ONE WAY
    118 km; 45 locks; 4hr30 cruising per day
  • Negra, Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, Negra
    144 km; 56 locks; 5 hr cruising per day
  • Negra, Toulouse, Montech, Negra
    152 km; 40 locks; 4hr cruising per day

Bram: Midi canal

The base at Bram is the perfect place to begin your cruise, close to Castelnaudary, the little town famous for its cuisine, especially the dish Cassoulet. The town of Bram dates back from Roman times, but the town that we see today was built from the 12th century onwards.   Discover the Cathar history of the area as you explore the local streets and surrounding areas.

One-week cruises 

  • Bram, Carcassonne, Marseillette, Argens Minervois, Bram 
    140 km; 44 locks; 5hr cruising per day

10 or 11-day cruises

  • Bram, Carcassonne, Béziers, Argens Minervois
    184 km; 40 locks; 3hr45 cruising per day

Two-week cruises

  • Bram, Carcassonne, Argens Minervois, Béziers, Agde, Bram
    300 km; 70 locks; 4hr15 cruising per day

Argens Minervois: Midi canal

From our base at Argens, the Canal du Midi winds gracefully through a typically Mediterranean landscape: vines, cypresses, pine trees and a riot of flowers exude their glorious aroma whilst cicadas and crickets shrill all around.
Shaded by plane trees you will journey from town to town, each with its tale to tell from an eventful history.
Carcassonne, Béziers, Narbonne and many others invite you to taste mouthwatering regional specialities and such unusual wines as Pacherenc, made from late-picked grapes.
To see on the skyline the towers of Carcassonne is a heart-stopping moment, so formidable are the fortifications restored by Viollet le Duc and now granted World Heritage status by UNESCO.

One-week cruises from Argens: Midi canal + Etang du Thau

  • Argens, Le Somail, Sete, Frontignan, Aigues-Mortes, Lattes ONE WAY
    185 km; 17 locks; 4hr cruising per day
  • Argens, Puicheric, Trebes, Carcassonne, Argens
    92 km; 34 locks; 3hr30 cruising per day
  • Argens, Le Somail, Narbonne, Beziers, Argens
    151 km; 40 locks; 4hr cruising per day
  • Argens, Puicheric, Trebes, Carcasonne, Bram ONE WAY
    102km; 46 locks; 4hr cruising per day

10 or 11-day cruises

  • Argens, Narbonne, Beziers, Sete, Frontignan, Aigues Mortes, Lattes ONE WAY
    202 km; 39 locks; 3hr30 cruising per day
  • Argens, Trebes, Carcassonne, Castelnaudary, Argens
    134 km; 66 locks; 4hr30 cruising per day
  • Argens, Narbonne, Beziers, Agde, Marseillan, Argens
    200 km; 54 locks; 4hr cruising per day

Two-week cruises

  • Argens, Carcassonne, Castelnaudary, Toulouse, Argens
    291 km; 102 locks, 4hr 45 cruising per day
  • Argens, Narbonne, Beziers, Bouzigues, Lattes, Argens
    288 km; 56 locks; 4hr cruising per day

Three week cruises

  • Argens, Carcassonne, Castelnaudary, Negra, Argens, Beziers, Agde, Argens
    396 km; 116 locks; 4h30 cruising per day

Lattes: Midi canal,  Etang du Thau, Canal de Sete, Canal de la Robine

Starting from Lattes, on the outskirts of Montpellier, you cruise the river Lez, a trade route since 800BC. Cruises in this region are almost all lock-free.
You will cruise close to the Mediterranean beaches, in an area of amazing bird, animal and plant life.
Make the most of the beaches before crossing the Bassin de Thau to reach its little ports and oyster beds.
Pink flamingoes, white horses, and the massive outlines of the wild black bulls recreate a landscape that takes you back to the beginning of time.
From this green paradise stands out in stately profile the silhouette of Aigues Mortes, the fortified port from which the Crusaders set sail.

One-week cruises from Lattes

  • Lattes, Bouzigues, Marseillan, Agde, Lattes
    108 km; 8 locks; 4hr cruising per day
  • Lattes, Aigues-Mortes, Beaucaire, Fourques (Arles), Mas des Baumelles, (Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer), Lattes
    186 km; 4 locks; 3hr30 cruising per day
  • Lattes, Aigues Mortes, Frontignan, Le Somail, Sete, Le Somail, Argens ONE WAY
    185 km; 17 locks; 4hr cruising per day

10 or 11-day cruises

  • Lattes, Aigues Mortes, Frontignan, Sete, Beziers, Narbonne, Argens ONE WAY
    202 km; 39 locks; 3hr30 cruising per day
  • Lattes, Aigues Mortes, Bouzigues, Agde, Beziers, Lattes
    202 km; 16 locks; 3hr30 cruising per day

Two-week cruises

  • Lattes, Aigues Mortes, Frontignan, Sete, Beziers, Carcassonne, Castelnaudary, Negra ONE WAY
    300 km; 62 locks; 4hr30 cruising per day
  • Lattes, Aigues Mortes, Bouzigues, Marseillan, Agde, Beziers, Argens, Lattes
    316 km; 34 locks; 4hr cruising per day

Locaboat rental boats for the Midi & the Camargue

Locaboat have 15 self-drive boats available in this region

15% off
P1500 R self-drive

P1500 R

12 guests

15% off
P1120R self-drive

P1120R

6 guests

15% off
P1106 FB self-drive

P1106 FB

7 guests

15% off

Europa 400

4 guests

15% off

Europa 600

6 guests

15% off
15% off
P1020 FB self-drive

P1020 FB

5 guests

15% off
P1107W self-drive

P1107W

7 guests

15% off
P1165 FB self-drive

P1165 FB

7 guests

15% off
P1180 FB self-drive

P1180 FB

7 guests

15% off
P1260R self-drive

P1260R

10 guests

15% off

P1400 FB

10 guests

15% off

P1500 FB

12 guests

15% off
P935W self-drive

P935W

5 guests

15% off
P1022FB self-drive

P1022FB

3 guests

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