1. The Medieval Short Break aboard 32' Canal Boat in Canal du Midi, France
  2. The Medieval Short Break aboard 32' Canal Boat in Canal du Midi, France
  3. The Medieval Short Break aboard 32' Canal Boat in Canal du Midi, France

The Medieval Short Break aboard 32' Canal Boat in Canal du Midi, France

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Cruise along the beautiful the Canal du Midi in France and visit the most beautiful medieval construction in all of Europe! Book "The Medieval Short Break" aboard the 32' 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: A Tamaris boat rent is a popular choice for families! Enjoy boat vacations with all the amenities you’d find in a villa ashore aboard this excellent river and canal cruiser! With two separate staterooms and additional sleeping accommodations in the saloon, the Tamaris is laid out with parties of six in mind. The luxury of a Tamaris boat rent is evident in the skipper’s stateroom in the rear with an en-suite bathroom and large double bed. A nice choice for a 9.70-metre (32-foot) canal boat! • Boat Size: 9.70 m x 3.60 m • 1 cabin with double bed and en-suite bath • 1 cabin with two single beds and separate bath • love seats in saloon provide two additional single beds Interior & Saloon • The large central saloon is a focal point of the boat, with a spacious dining area with plenty of seating. The roof slides open to enhance your enjoyment of the exquisite natural surroundings. • You can sleep two more in the saloon, which has a convertible double or two single berths. • The saloon has an inside steering station with good visibility. • The kitchen/galley has a stove, sink, and an electric refrigerator. Cabins & Bathrooms • The private forward cabin has two single beds (V-berths) that easily convert to a double bed (not in Alsace and Burgundy). • The aft stateroom boasts a comfortable double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet Sundeck & Features • An upper sundeck is an awesome place to relax and watch the scenery slide by. • The skipper will love the second steering station, which offers superb visibility. The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. • The Tamaris is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. 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 Stand Up Paddle Board • $119 per board per week 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.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
6 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
32ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Dinghy
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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