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Canal du Midi

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Canal du Midi - Explore!
Canal du Midi - Explore!
Excellent
5 reviews
Starts
Carcassonne
+2 Destinations
Southern France
Ends
Carcassonne
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Highlights

  • Cycle alongside the great Canal du Midi
  • Explore fascinating medieval cities and their local markets
  • Ride through the picturesque landscapes of Languedoc
  • Discover the fascinating fortress of Carcassone
  • Indulge in traditional regional delicacies and fine wine
Age range
14 to 85 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Bicycle
Travel style
Bicycle, Discovery, Historical
Start and end in Carcassonne! With the bicycle tour Canal du Midi, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Carcassonne, France and 2 other destinations in France. Canal du Midi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip Carcassonne Airport
    Start point Carcasonne Airport, Exit to Arrivals 2, Route de Montréal, 11000 Carcassonne, France 17:45
  2. Day 2: Optional ride to Valras Plage, circular route back to Beziers
  3. Day 3: Cycle south along waterways and country lanes; ride to Narbonne
  4. Day 4: Free day or optional circular cycle route via Gruissan back to Narbonne
  5. Day 5: Visit Narbonne or optional circular cycle route Vines & Olives
  6. Day 6: Cycle the vineyards, farms and towpaths; ride to Carcassonne
  7. Day 7: View the walled fortress of Carcassonne; cycle locally
  8. Day 8: Trip ends Carcassonne
    End point Carcasonne Airport, Departures Hall, Route de Montréal, 11000 Carcassonne, France 08:00

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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5 Reviews

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  • A
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Our bikes were well maintained and in good condition. For this day and age they were rather heavy. Perfectly alright for the canal towpath but an unnecessary slog up hills and the bikes lacked a decent range of lower gears. However, a great holiday overall.

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  • E
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    I made the mistake of booking an ebike for this trip - entirely my own responsibility, I did not do the research properly. The heavy bike was great on roads and on the smoother canal paths, but totally unsuitable for rutted muddy paths and for bumping over... Read more

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  • D
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Andrew was very aware of all members of the trip, always cheerful and encouraging and had a wealth of local knowledge. Andrew kept us well briefed each day and cared that we had a good experience.

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  • P
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    The company is lucky to have such a good guide in France; I would feel very comfortable to go anywhere with him and would trust his word.

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  • S
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    My first Explore trip and it exceeded my expectations in every way.

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Location
Start and end in Carcassonne.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 August 2019 the full payment of $1,147 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1147 for Canal du Midi, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 149 km.
  • Carcassonne (France)
  • 71 km
  • Beziers (France)
  • 25 km
  • Narbonne (France)
  • 53 km
  • Carcassonne (France)

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