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Cycle Canal du Midi - Explore!
8 days

Cycle Canal du Midi

Start and end in Carcassonne
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124434
From
US $1,400
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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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Carcassonne! With the bicycle tour Cycle Canal du Midi, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Carcassonne, France and 2 other destinations in France. Cycle Canal du Midi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip Carcassonne Airport, drive to Béziers
    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
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights

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  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    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... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
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    Trip date: June 2018
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  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    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... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
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    Trip date: June 2018
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  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    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.
    Explore! commented on this review
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    Trip date: June 2018
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  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    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.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review.
    Trip date: July 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    My first Explore trip and it exceeded my expectations in every way.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your great review.
    Trip date: June 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

8 days
Cycle Canal du Midi
From Carcassonne to Carcassonne
No credit card fees
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