Canal du Midi: Toulouse to Carcassonne

Why not try a long weekend on the banks of the Canal du Midi?

Offered by:
Biking France

Phone number:
+33 (0)2 54 78 62 52

Tour length:

Level of difficulty:
5 days with 3 days of riding

From €560

Follow the Canal du Midi from its start in Toulouse through to the turrets of Carcassonne. Explore its history punctuated by conquests, boat cruises, and sunny walks. The Canal du Midi is a treasure trove of architectural and cultural feats, including amazing civil engineering structures and Cathar buildings. On this tour you will also have an opportunity to chat to the house-boaters who make the canal their home, and to experience the essence France's ‘art de vivre’. Varied landscapes of vineyards, countryside, pine and olive trees are all here for you to enjoy. Price of this self-guided tour includes 4 nights’ B&B accommodation in local guest houses and hotels, bike hire, luggage transfers, full route notes and maps in English or French, and an emergency support hotline for extra reassurance.

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