CANAL DU MIDI

THE MAGIC OF THE THREE CHANNELS​

In the Narbonnaise is the Canal du Midi. This rich history gives us today 3 atmospheres to explore.

The Canal du Midi and its famous "hamlet of Somail" which has remained almost intact since its creation...

The Junction canal, 11 locks and many pines dominate the ancient Gallo-Roman potters' village, Amphoralis.

The Robine canal, sometimes urban in Narbonne, city of art and history, sometimes natural in the heart of the lagoons.

◄ Watch the video of the Canal du Midi

 

STOP AT THE HAMLET OF SOMAIL​

 

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The Somail is an old authentic hamlet. At the edge of the Canal du Midi time seems to have stopped: period bridge, rustic boats and café terraces... 

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Misses Cradock awaits you at the Maison Bonnal, you return to the royal era! And Marga and Marjo will guide you through the area. Here.

 

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Auch die alte Buchhandlung ist ein Muss am Kanal. Nicht verpassen!

 

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Eine Bootstour ist ideal, um den Canal du Midi in Somail zu entdecken HIER. Mit Kindern mieten Sie ein Elektroboot. Go !

ALONG THE CANAL DU MIDI

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In Ventenac-Minervois, you visit this wine castle and the Marie Thérèse, restored boat, which transported the wine barrels !

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Discover the canal bridge, a feat of the time to cross the canal over a river

THE JUNCTION CANAL AND ITS 11 LOCKS

 

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In the village Sallèles we live at the Canal de Jonction. A straight line with 11 consecutive locks within a few kilometres.

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The village of the potters must be seen for its gardens, its Roman ovens and its animations. You can make an oil lamp or participate in many other workshops. Let’s GO !

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L’épanchoir de Gailhousty allowed the boats to pass from the junction canal to the Robine canal, using the Aude... a technical feat

This film gives you the evolution of transport on the Canal du Midi...

 

THE CANAL OF THE ROBINE A NARBONNE​

 

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In Narbonne, a gabarre tour allows you to discover the merchants' bridge, before strolling on the barques.

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The iconic Merchant Bridge, designed by Mrs Rudelle. One of the most photographed monuments of Narbonnaise.

THE CANAL DE LA ROBINE, A LAGOON DREAM

 

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Cycling is certainly the best way to explore the canals.

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The marine carpentry yard brings historic boats back to life. In Mandirac, you can see a schooner under construction.

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The nature reserve of Saint Lucia is a jewel of biodiversity. Access to this island is via the lock. It can be visited on foot.

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An original experience. Take a boat from Gruissan, disembark at Port-La Nouvelle and cycle back! Ideal for a change of scenery! Embark with Le Durandal to make this moment a reality!

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  • walking tour

    Ventenac-en-Minervois

  • walking tour

    Ginestas

  • walking tour

    Ginestas

  • walking tour

    Ouveillan

  • Boat trips

    LE COMPTOIR NATURE

    Saint-Nazaire-d'Aude

  • River cruises

    NICOLS

    Saint-Nazaire-d'Aude

  • Taxis

    ALLO TAXI CANTAGREL

    Saint-Marcel-sur-Aude