42' Canal Boat for the Medieval Short Break Cruise from Trèbes, France
Need a boat to cruise along the beautiful the Canal du Midi in France and visit the most beautiful historic monument! Book "The Medieval Short Break" aboard the 42' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. For around $711 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a great time! Rates: • $711 USD per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information What's not included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What You Can Expect: The stunning medieval walled city of Carcassonne and the small-town charm of Trèbes await you! The Medieval Short Break Picture yourself standing on the soaring ramparts of medieval Carcassonne and gazing at the blue waters warmly embraced amidst green vineyards, or try the slow-cooked meat and bean casserole known as cassoulet in charming medieval Castelnaudary. Bring your bikes on a Canal du Midi boat rental and cycle to a Trèbes café to savor local wines! Main Activities Along the Way Visit medieval Carcassonne A must-see attraction, the castle and ramparts of this famous walled city are truly spectacular. Tasty Cassoulet Enter the capital of Cassoulet, a famous and tasty meal made from beans and meat, soaked in sauce. With wine, it is just perfect. Visit a medieval basilica The Romanesque and Gothic Basilica St. Nazaire in Carcassonne dates back to the 11th century. Typical villages along your trip The Canal du Midi area is rich in history. During your cruise, you will observe many little and typical villages that we encourage you to discover. In Carcassonne The Raymond Chésa Leisure Park has picnic areas, a miniature golf course, and a forest adventure park! Cycling along the canal banks The canal du midi is known for its beautiful and maintained canal banks. At any time, take your bike and ride around to see pretty landscapes. Key Towns And Villages On Your Cruise Trèbes Along the Canal du Midi, there is a pretty and welcoming town called Trèbes. Moor here to eat downtown in one of the good restaurants, or visit the church Saint-Etienne, built in the 14th century. Carcassonne Discover the biggest and most beautiful medieval construction in all of Europe: the huge stronghold of Carcassonne, built in the 13th century. Explore it and learn its history. Stand on the huge fortified walls to admire the gorgeous views over the valley. Villesèquelande Although the parish abbey is classified as a historic monument and deserves to be seen, what is symbolic and unique in Villesèquelande is the tree planted in front of the church. The big, old elm is one of the last in France. Bram Bram is an attractive town in the countryside, surrounded by a vineyard. Built in a circular style, with the houses arranged in a concentric circle around the church, Bram is in the heart of Cathar country, and the ruins of many castles can be spotted on the hilltops close to the town. Villepinte Villepinte is a small charming village. Visit the church built in the 14th century, or just hang out downtown in one of the good restaurants. You can use your bike to ride along the banks of the canal. Castelnaudary Castelnaudary is known as the Capital of the Cassoulet (a local specialty). Discover the beautiful Grand Bassin, built in the 17th century and have a walk around it, seeing ducks, swans, and the beautiful Church on the horizon. Downtown, there are also some really good restaurants to enjoy. What To Expect Onboard: Our upgraded 42-foot Continentale canal boat rent has wood-effect flooring, granite-like counters, and stainless-steel appliances! With three private staterooms, your Continentale canal boat rent is a perfect selection for a maximum party of six. Families or groups of friends will find this boat ideally suited for Boating Vacations in style and comfort. The new upgrades in cabins, bathrooms, the saloon and the kitchen make this cruiser a winner for Boating Vacations! Interior & Saloon • The spacious saloon sports a new upholstered love seat, cushions, and curtains, along with new easy chairs that you can use on deck as well! • The saloon's soft lighting and updated entertainment center are amenities that add luxury to your boat cruises. • Fans in the saloon generate cooling breezes in warm weather. • There's excellent visibility from the inside steering station in the saloon. • The kitchen/galley has a new electric refrigerator with small freezer compartment that provides ample space to chill food, beer, and wine. • Other amenities in the kitchen/galley include a new gas oven with stainless-steel exterior, a new stainless-steel sink, and new kitchen equipment and utensils. Cabins & Bathrooms • Two well-appointed aft (rear) cabins feature a double bed and two single beds that convert to a double. Each stateroom has an en-suite bathroom with new electric freshwater-flush toilets and upgraded showers. • The forward cabin sports a generous double bed and a newly upgraded en-suite bathroom. Sundeck & Features • A large sundeck is a wonderful place for alfresco dining and relaxing. • Direct access to the saloon creates excellent flow-through for entertaining. • An extra-large umbrella provides shade. The second steering station has superior visibility for the skipper. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC poer and has 220-volt shore power. • The Continentale is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Technical • Length: 12.75 m • Beam: 3.81 m • Max. Headroom: 2.07 m • Water Tank: 800 L • Fuel Tank: 220 L • Engine Type: Diesel Kitchen Features • Burner • Oven / Grill • Fridge: 120 L Heating / Cooling System • Heater • Fans Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position Exterior • Sundeck • Alfresco dining Audio / Visual • CD / Radio player • MP3/USB features • Flat Screen DVD Player • Flat Screen TV Electricity • Cigar lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V o dock) Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week *Availability of bike type depends on base Lantern For alfresco dining on the sundeck of your boat. • Lantern: $14 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day *Availability of parking type depends on base. Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $110 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialities, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100 Wi-Fi Wi-Fi service provided for up to 5 devices per boat. • $63 per week in France Standard start/end cruise: Your boat will be available between 3pm & 5.30pm on your departure day and must be returned at 9am on your final day. Notes: Early check-in and late check-out can be booked as extra (depends on availability) If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is not included.
- This vessel is rented without a captain. Customers can operate the vessel.
- 6 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.