Classic Cruise - Canal du Midi

Classic Cruise - Canal du Midi


Sunday, Day 1 Marseillan

Guests are met in Narbonne* and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Anjodi where a champagne welcome awaits them. Enjoy an early evening cruise on the Étang de Thau, before dinner on board.

Monday, Day 2 Marseillan to Portiragnes

This morning we take the opportunity of a morning visit to the nearby Maison Noilly Prat vermouth distillery. After lunch, we cruise along the 340-year-old Canal du Midi through the beautiful Bagnas nature reserve. Dinner on board.

Tuesday, Day 3 Portiragnes to Béziers

After breakfast, we visit Pézenas, the delightful Languedoc capital famed for its associations with the French playwright Molière. Following lunch on board, we cruise further along the Canal du Midi to ascend the 7-lock flight of unique oval locks at Fonserannes to moor at Béziers. Dinner on board.

Wednesday, Day 4 Béziers to Capestang

This morning’s excursion is to Narbonne, where we tour the Archbishop’s Palace, Cathedral and Via Domitia and explore the indoor market. After a gastronomic lunch ashore, we return to the barge to cruise through the world’s oldest canal tunnel at Malpas, and on to our mooring in Capestang. Explore the magnificent 14th century architecture of the village before dinner on board.

Thursday, Day 5 Capestang to Sallèles d’Aude

This morning we join a truffle hunt in Mas d’Antonin, following the expert dogs as they search under the oak trees before sampling the “black gold” that we find. We also learn about the local olives and their oils and taste them as well. Following lunch on board, we cruise through a series of locks on the Canal de la Robine to our mooring at Sallèles d’Aude. Dinner on board.

Friday, Day 6 Sallèles d’Aude to Le Somail

In the morning we visit the famed fortress city of Carcassonne, followed by the final cruise along the historic Canal du Midi to the delightful village of Le Somail. This afternoon, enjoy a private wine tasting experience at the Château de Paraza, before returning for the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

Saturday, Day 7 Le Somail

After breakfast, guests are transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Narbonne*.

This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.
On alternate weeks, the cruise will be in the reverse direction.
*other locations available for private Charter bookings.


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