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Canal du Midi

South of France

Luxuriate in the laid-back charm of beautiful Canal du Midi

When you choose Canal du Midi boating holidays, you’re set to savour the slow easy pace of travel, past lush vineyards in the heart of the Languedoc wine region. You can enjoy wine tasting, cycling, and sightseeing at medieval villages and ancient fortress cities all the way from bustling Toulouse to the golden sands of the Mediterranean Sea!
Great for... 
  • Listed as a World Heritage Site
  • Pretty waterside villages
  • Sun-drenched vineyards & wine tasting
  • Medieval Town of Carcassonne
  • Waterside restaurants & local markets

Useful Info for the Canal du Midi

Top 10 secret gems of the Canal du Midi

  1. Mediterranean Agde 
  2. Le Cap d’ Agde beach resort 
  3. Narbonne’s Horreum 
  4. Cathédrale St-Nazaire in Béziers 
  5. Ventenac’s wine cave 
  6. Paraza’s vineyards 
  7. Oppidum d’Enserune ruins 
  8. Carcassonne’s knights 
  9. Castelnaudary’s delicious cassoulet 
  10. Toulouse’s Cité de L’Espace (space museum)

Similar Regions: 

If you like the look of the Canal du Midi, why not explore neighbouring Camargue or Aquitaine.

Transfer Services

We will happily arrange taxi transfer between our bases and your airport or train station. Because we do this a lot, we can usually obtain a better rate than individual travellers.

If you are cruising "one-way", we also offer a transfer service that moves your car from your start base to your end base.

 

Getting to: 
Castelnaudary
By road: 
  • GPS: E1° 57.405` / N43° 18.759`
  • Highway A61, exit #21 "Castelnaudary" (5 km away)
By train: 
  • Castelnaudary (650m)
  • Carcassonne - TGV (40km)
By air: 
  • Carcassonne (40km)
  • Toulouse (70km)
Getting to: 
Trèbes
By road: 
  • GPS: E2° 26.647` / N43° 12.604`
  • Highway A61, exit #24 "Carcassonne Est" (3 km away)
By train: 
  • Carcassonne (15 km)
By air: 
  • Carcassonne (15 km)
  • Toulouse (100 km)
  • Montpellier (160 km)
Getting to: 
Homps
By road: 
  • GPS: E2° 43`/ N43° 16.14`
  • Highway A61, exit #25 "Lézignan"
By train: 
  • Lezignan Corbieres (12km)
  • Narbonne (35km)
  • Carcassonne (45km)
By air: 
  • Carcassonne (45km)
  • Montpellier (130km)
  • Perpignan (90km)
Getting to: 
Narbonne
By road: 
  • GPS: E2° 59.868` / N43° 11.25`
  • Highway A9, exit "Narbonne Est" or exit #38 "Narbonne Sud"
By train: 
  • Narbonne (1.5 km)
By air: 
  • Beziers (45 km)
  • Carcassonne (65 km)
  • Montpellier (100 km)
  • Toulouse (150 km)
Getting to: 
Port Cassafieres
By road: 
  • GPS: E3° 22.317` / N43° 17.469`
  • Highway A9, exit #32 "Saint Jean de Vedas" (8 km away)
By train: 
  • Beziers - TGV (15km)
By air: 
  • Beziers (10 km)
  • Montpellier (65 km)
  • Carcassonne (90 km)
  • Toulouse (200 km)