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Canal du Midi Holidays

Canal du Midi Languedoc-Roussillon

Welcome to the FrenchEntrée Canal du Midi Guide where you can plan your next boating trip or barge holiday on the Canal, and find out about towns and villages along the way, visits to medieval castles, explore cities such as Carcassonne or Narbonne, discover local traditions, and organise numerous excursions in the Languedoc Roussillon - where the sea meets the mountains!

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Map of Languedoc Roussillon

Holidays Languedoc Roussillon

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Travel links to the Languedoc Roussillon

Travel Languedoc Roussillon

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Tourist Offices - Languedoc Roussillon

Languedoc Tourism

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Accommodation near the Canal du Midi

Self-catering and B&B near or along the Canal du Midi Holidays Languedoc Roussillon The Languedoc Roussillon is the perfect place for canal boating enthusiasts. If you're planning a tour along the Canal du Midi, you might want to consider one of these wonderful places to stay along the way.
Canal du Midi Accommodation - Self-Catering
Canal du Midi Accommodation - Bed & Breakfast


Top tips for a successful boating holiday on the Canal du Midi

Just a few things to think about before you set off... Canal du Midi Languedoc RoussillonMost people’s image of a canal boating holiday is one of sitting on the deck with a glass of wine, idling down tree-lined avenues, waiving at cyclists. Whilst this is mostly true and possible, there are a few things to note before setting off. more...

Toulouse to Carcassonne on the Canal du Midi

Places of interest and amenities along the way Canal du Midi - Toulouse The Canal du Midi is a 240km long canal in the south of France region locally known as le Midi. The canal runs from Toulouse in the west to Sete in the east, passing some of the region’s most beautiful towns, villages and countryside. more...

Carcassonne to Beziers on the Canal du Midi

Places of interest and amenities along the way Canal du Midi - BeziersBeziers is certainly worth stopping off at, with its rich and compelling history to explore. The site has been occupied since Neolithic times and rose in prominence when the Romans refounded the city as a new colony for veterans in 36/35 BC. more...

Beziers to the Sete on the Canal du Midi

Places of interest and amenities along the way Canal du Midi - OnglousThe canal runs from Toulouse in the West down to the Sete in the East, passing some of the region’s most beautiful towns, villages and countryside, including the Lauragais, the city of Carcassonne and the Minervois. more...

Canal du Midi Boating Holiday

Follow in the wake of Rick Stein: A trip on the Canal du Midi An introduction to the Canal du Midi, built between 1667 and 1694, which stretches right the way across the middle of the Languedoc-Roussillon, winding through beautiful countryside, vineyards, reservoirs and basins. more...

The Canal du Midi at Agde

The last stop on the Canal as it reaches the Mediterranean Canal du Midi, Agde © H. Comte The Canal du Midi joins the Herault River at Agde. This is the last stop on the canal before reaching the Etang de Thau. It is also the starting point for cruises. Find out more about the Canal du Midi and Agde in the FrenchEntrée Cap d'Agde Guide.

History of the Canal du Midi

The making of a UNESCO World Heritage Site Canal du Midi in Languedoc Roussillon325 years ago the Canal du Midi was officially opened. In 1996 the Ecluses de Fonseranes, a series of nine locks at Beziers, were classed as an Historic Monument and given the title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO and the Canal became a Protected Site in 1997. more...

Special Places to Stay - Canal du Midi

Special Places to Stay Languedoc-Roussillon Find beautiful holiday rentals and gorgeous B&Bs close to the Canal du Midi in the Languedoc Roussillon.

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Canal du Midi, Languedoc Roussillon, by David Muscroft

Canal du Midi, Languedoc Roussillon, by David Muscroft


images courtesy of David Muscroft

Cap d'Agde Mediterranean Resort

Explore Languedoc Roussillon

Use the links below to discover all the Languedoc Roussillon has to offer!

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Cap d'Agde
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Collioure
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