Embark on the peaceful waters of the Canal du Midi is the guarantee of a smooth discovery. The lapping of the water, the friendly signs of the walkers, the landscapes of vineyards and garrigue which pass slowly, punctuated by small southern villages and locks. The ingredients are there to relax while seeing the country ...
Commented walk on the Saint Ferréol
Head to Homps for commented walk on barge Saint Ferréol with The Croisières du Midi. The commented cruise is a very pleasant way to discover the Canal du Midi and includes crossing a lock as well as the observation of several structures.
The little extra: when it's hot, the boat is completely open and shaded over its entire length and equipped with misters.
2 options are available : a cruise of 2h round trip or1h15 round trip in high season.
Warning, registration is required.
Toilet and bar on board.
Take the helm!
If you feel like becoming a captain, several providers offer rental of houseboats. Whether it be for a long weekend or more, it's a great way to go on an adventure on the Canal du Midi! After a quick training, you will take the helm and sail as you wish.
Bridges, locks, small villages where to moor for a lunch on the terrace at the water's edge… Life is sweet on the Canal du Midi. The services are numerous on the course and you will always find a grocery store where to do some shopping, a café or a restaurant, a wine estate where to taste the wines of the Minervois and take a few bottles to taste on the deck of the boat, your head in the stars. . Most rental companies offer in addition bicycle rental to take on the barge during the stay, a plus for visiting the surroundings. Adventure is easy, indulge !