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Address: 11492, France
Phone Number: +33 3 86 91 72 72
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A 360-km network of canals linking the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.

A 360-km network of canals linking the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.

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Super few days although boat not too great!

Lovely three days four nights travelling on Le Boat Nautilia from Castelnaudry to Trebes. Lots of locks, 31, but easily done in two or so. Lock keepers generally very helpful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Buckland Newton, United Kingdom
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Darlington
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hired a boat in for the last week in October. Set off from Port Cassafieres up to Homps and back. Very quiet but beautiful countryside and wildlife. Used Le Boat and had a Cirrus B boat. No problems with boat, 2 adults and a child. Would not try to get anymore on board. No bedding or towels for the 3rd... More 

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Kingston-NZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Early October hire which was perfect weather wise as not too hot & we had a Penichette 1020 with side thrusters - 2cabin/2bathroom- perfect for 2 couples. Unfortunately we were held up leaving Lattes due to repairs so instruction was minimal on way to lock which very near closed we were so late. That was the only slight negative as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We travelled from the Locaboat base at Negra to Argens-Minervois on a Locaboat 1106 FB. This is the smallest Penichette with the flying bridge steering position - Locaboat still rate it as a Classique, because it doesn't have bow thrusters. The trip from Negra-Argens can be done in 7 days but we took 10 as I'd read other posts here... More 

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Sheffield
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We walked the Canal du Midi from Carcassonne to Homps....had to stop half way due to health problems. What a joy it was to walk along the Canal shaded from the sun with the trees lining the tow path. The wildlife was in abundance..... we saw beavers, loads of Bee Eaters, water voles, Hoopies (strange French bird).....Wine was sold in... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Canal is a very nice place for a relaxing cruising vacation. Small, old towns, taste of local food and nice relaxing scenery. We traveled in off season – October – so the canal is not congested. We rented a “Vision 4” from Le Boat in Trebes. To summarize our experience with Le Boat: This is a large company, a... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We arrived to get our boat an Narbonne. The Boat we got was in bad shape and the service to it took about 4-5 hours. When we left there was still a warning sign but were told its ok. The boat was not dirty but not what will be defined as clean. Couple hours after we left there were several... More 

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Buckland Newton, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely three days four nights travelling on Le Boat Nautilia from Castelnaudry to Trebes. Lots of locks, 31, but easily done in two or so. Lock keepers generally very helpful and be aware this is an active cruise yet loads of fun. Few places to eat en route so stock up with supplies so you can anchor up wherever away... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Booked with Le Boat, the Royal Classique from Port Cassifierre to Castelnaudary, 10 night trip. Boat itself was very tired looking, lots of bits hanging off the front, metal strips on floor in cabin coming unattached, seating was dirty, stained, ripped and smelt pretty bad. Double bedroom was ok, some of the windows didn't close fully, the bathroom was ok... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the canal, our first experience of barging. It's a great way to see the countryside and relax. The little villages on the way are always interesting to look at. We had some issues with our boat from Le Boat and were upset with the amount of time it took them to sort out. Apart... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Mid September trip from Castelnaudary to Homps. We had 2 weeks, so plenty of time, actually went past Homps and returned. Great trip, stopped where we liked, biked into villages. From previous reviews we took extra blankets (no need, spares on boat). Our bikes were good, different from previous reviews. Locks going down were easy. Going back up was a... More 

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