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Address: 11492, France
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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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Wonderful Two Weeks

My wife and I rented the new LeBoat's 5* Horizon for two weeks traveling down the Midi from Castelnaudary to Port Cassafieres. The Horizon was indeed a treat to drive with bow and... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled down the canal to Frontignan. It was a fantastic experience, the local people were wonderful (we put a Canadian flag on the boat as two of the group were from there. They also didn't sell Union Jacks in the marina shop) and we had some marvellous food and wine...BUT the shine was taken off our holiday when we... More 

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Mount Coolum, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 8 day self guided cycling trip along the Canal du Midi U Tracks and had a wonderful time cycling from Toulouse to Port-la-Nouvell, just past Narbonne. Graded moderate, we found this ride to be manageable by a couple of 'non-cyclists' as the path was largely flat and wide. There are a number of sections where the path... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I rented the new LeBoat's 5* Horizon for two weeks traveling down the Midi from Castelnaudary to Port Cassafieres. The Horizon was indeed a treat to drive with bow and stern thrusters. The Horizon is designed for two people and a child or close friend not minding sharing a small head. Also included is central air and... More 

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3 Thank RoseAlee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely holiday.A 7day boat trip on the Midi with a Grand Classic.The weather where on our side.And I think our timing where perfect from the 7-14 April.This is the way to meet the people.Although I found most of the French people where rude and unfriendly.There where the odd one that made up again,by being helpful and friendly.You stop... More 

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1 Thank CG V
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We rented a Vision SL4 from Le Boat for 2 families of 4. We started off at Trebes, close to Carcassonne and finished at Narbonne. We rented the boat for a week. First of all, the vision is a big boat - clearance under some of the bridges was less than a foot - quite scary! But with the joystick... More 

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2 Thank James C
Bologna, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fantastic week on Beatrice. Highly recommend, just four of us with fantastic crew Jean François, Michel and Gwen. This is our second time aboard this beautiful barge and the canal du midi has stunning views and so many places to visit and discover. The food was gourmet, the staff were so lovely - friendly, warm, calm. What a great vacation!!!... More 

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Canal du Midi is a gorgeous manmade waterway leading boats, hikers, and bikers through some of France's most storied lands and cities. There is good food, great and inexpensive wine, and so much beauty. From Toulouse to Sete you can easily cycle in 6 days, as we did. But it would be even better to do this in 10,... More 

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Guernsey
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Three couples (Tasmania, UK, Guernsey) did full researched and met up in France to undertake this trip from Trebes to Narbonne. 2 days before joining the boat the start base was moved from Trebes to Castelnaudary which meant our trip would be unworkable due to the increased distance and number of additional locks. The boat supplied was badly damaged, had... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We rented a 36 ft.cruiser for two couples from a company called Le Boat for a 14 day trip starting at Port Cassafieres to Castelnaurdy. This was a leisurely trip to the west, stopping daily at small villages to buy baggets/croissants, cheeses, etc. for breakfast. We wandered into the village markets to shop for supplies for our dinners or variably... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We took a multi generation family group on a week long trip through the canal and loved it. Most of us are pretty comfortable handling boats, but there were still many times our mini barge was tricky to handle. The company we rented from, le boat, was amazing. They expected questions from novices, were always on hand to help, and... More 

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