1. 44' Canal Boat rental in Castelnaudary
  2. 44' Canal Boat rental in Castelnaudary
  3. 44' Canal Boat rental in Castelnaudary

44' Canal Boat rental in Castelnaudary

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Visit and discover the historic monument and charming village along your cruise on the fantastic Canal du Midi of South France! Book the 4 Nights Castelnaudary to Trèbes Trip aboard the 44' Canal Boat for 8 person. Rates as low as $1,236 per night and minimum booking of 4 nights. Rates: • $1,236 USD per night (4 nights minimum) What is included in the rates? • Rental of the boat and its onboard equipment • A fully equipped kitchen • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demontration prior to departure • Technical support • On-board maps and visitor information • Passage through locks What is not included in the rates? • Optional vacation extras • Boat damage waiver • Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour • Travel to and from the base(s) • Waterside services if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc) • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance • Food and drink What You Can Expect: When it comes to barging in the South of France, the scenic Canal du Midi is a must. Cruising this 300 years old waterway, you will savor the slow easy pace of travel past lush vineyards in the heart of the Languedoc wine region. Passing through historic water locks you will discover charming medieval villages and ancient fortress cities. Sightseeing, wine tasting, and sun-kissed cycle rides await, all the way from bustling Toulouse to the golden sands of the Mediterranean sea. The Perfect Boating Region Wine Tasting Nestled in the Languedoc wine region, the Canal du Midi is an ideal locale for wine tasting vacations. Tour vineyards, visit wine caves and taste free samples. Trèbes, Homps, Ventenac, Paraza, Marseillette and Capestang offer much for wine connoisseurs! History & Heritage The Canal du Midi is steeped in history and heritage. You'll see stunning cathedrals, grand châteaux, ancient ruins and mediaeval cities. Carcassonne is a real gem. Museum fans will love Castelnaudary, Béziers, Narbonne and Toulouse! Gastronomy Friendly cafés and gourmet restaurants abound on the Canal du Midi! Try La Raffinerie in Béziers, Carcassonne's La Marquiere and L'Arbousier in Homps. Don't miss the slow-cooked bean and meat cassoulet (casserole), a French gastronomy specialty of Castelnaudary. Family There's something for the entire family on the Canal du Midi - amusements and rides at Luna Park in Le Cap d' Adge and the Raymond Chésa Leisure Park near Carcassonne. The kids will love watersports at Lac de Jouarres in Homps and Toulouse's Cité de L'Espace! Route Suggestions To help you get an idea of how far you can travel in the time you have, here's a selection of routes to and from our bases in this region. You dont have to stop at all the places listed or follow the route exactly. So long as you return your boat to your end base by the date you've booked - you're free to enjoy your cruise however you like. For a comfortable pace, allowing you time to regularly stop and explore, we'd recommend an average of 2 - 4 hours cruising each day. Castelnaudary to Trèbes You leave medieval Castelnaudary, famous for its festivals and great food, and begin your canal cruise, easing into the slow pace and loving the scenery. You set your own agenda on a Canal du Midi boat rental. Cruise an hour to the next medieval village, and take the bikes out to find small vineyards in St. Eulalie, Pezens or Villesequelande. Buy some wine and relax on the sundeck! • 14 hr(s) of cruising • 52.00km • 31 locks • 4 nights Waterways • Castelnaudary • Villepinte • Bram • Villesèquelande • Carcassonne • Trèbes Must See in Canal du Midi, France 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. What To Expect Onboard: Excellent for parties up to eight, Minuetto canal boats are fully air-conditioned and provide unparalleled privacy in the three staterooms. There’s a fully equipped L-shaped kitchen, a gorgeous saloon with radio/CD player, and a huge elevated sundeck big enough for everyone aboard to relax and take in the sights of Venice! • Boat Size: 13.5 m x 4.10 m • 2 cabins with convertible twin/double beds • 1 cabin with double bed • 2 bathrooms • Convertible love seat in saloon can sleep 2 or more Interior & saloon • Huge tinted picture windows bathe the expansive saloon and dining area in natural light. • The boat has a fantastic sound system complete with radio/CD player. The L-shaped and lavishly upholstered love seat converts to a double bed. • An elevated inside helm station is forward of the saloon. Visibility is excellent. • The luxuriously modern kitchen/galley has a stove, oven, electric refrigerator, and sink. • There's lots of counter and storage space. • Cabin air cooling throughout is wonderful in warm weather. Cabins & bathrooms • The well-appointed forward cabin has a double bed and an adjacent bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. • A central cabin is fitted with two single beds that convert to a double. • There's an additional double bed in the elegant aft (rear) cabin, which also has an en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. Sundeck & exterior • The elevated sundeck is simply huge. / The steering station on the sundeck has unlimited visibility. • The boat is wheelchair-accessible via a special built-in lifting platform and a specially designed wheelchair. • Bow thrusters are a major attraction of this boat! • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power. • The Minuetto is equipped with an efficient, quiet, and reliable diesel engine. Features • Oven / Grill • Burner • CD / Radio player • Heater • Fans • Air Conditioning • Cigar Lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V on dock) • Internal Steering Position • Bow Thrusters • External Steering Position • Alfresco dining • Sundeck Technical • Water Tank: 1000 L • Tiefgang: 0.90 m • Max. Headroom: 3.00 m • Length: 13.50 m • Fuel Tank: 350 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Breite: 4.10 m • Höhe über Wasserlinie: 2.90 m Additional Services: Vacation Extras We offer a range of optional extras to make you holiday more relaxing, comfortable and fun. You can add them to your initial booking, or you can add them on any time afterwards. You can even purchase them at the base when you arrive. Extras Package - a bundle of our top extras • Engine hours charge - which covers diesel to power the engine and onboard heating, gas for cooking and engine wear and tear. This is otherwise charged locally at the end of your vacation. • Non-refundable Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - to signifacantly reduce the refundable damage deposit (and thus your liability) which is collected locally before your start your vacation. • Boat cleaning - so you don't have to spend your evening cleaning the boat. Just bag up your trash and wash the dishes. • Rental of one bike - ideal to collect your morning bread or for exploring the coutryside to discover the countryside Please note: The extras included in this package are also available to purchase seperately. You can add more bikes if you wish, but please make sure you don’t double book CDW and boat cleaning! Packages only available as pre-booked, for cruises in France, Belgium, Holland & Germany. Engine hours are covered up to a fixed amount, depending on the duration of your vacation as follows: 3 nights: 16 hrs / 4 nights: 20 hrs / 7 nights: 30hrs / 10 nights: 42hrs / 11 nights: 48hrs / 14 nights: 55hrs. Hours used in excess will be charged locally in local currency. Hour unused will not be refunded. Barbecues • Available in one size only and is suitable for up to 8 people. Groceries • Sundowner Pack • Starter Pack Please note: Grocery Packs must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of your departure date, otherwise availability cannot be guaranteed. Bike Rental Please note: Bikes are not available to rent in Scotland, but our base team can put you in touch with local rental companies should you wish to explore the Highlands on two wheels. Early Boarding and Late Check Out Early Boarding enables you to collect your boat between 11am - 12pm, or from 2pm on the first day (instead of 4pm). Late Check-out means you can return your boat by 12pm on the last day (instead of 9am). Please note: Owing to operational constraints, it sometimes may not be possible to offer this service. WIFI A 3G Mini router, which uses SFR Mobile Broadband, provides internet access wherever there is a mobile phone signal. Each unit can have a maximum of five devices connected at any one time. Signal speeds can vary depending on location and local coverage. Download limit of 5GB (4000mb) per week. Deck Cushions Why not rent a pack of deck cushions for extra comfort while you cruise? They also double up as sunbathing matresses! Ecological Cleaning Pack Help us preserve the waterways for future enjoyment by purchasing a pack of eco-friendly cleaning products which come in a ecological cotton bag. The pack includes: Ecological disinfectant spray, ecological kitchen spray, washing-up liquid, sponge, box of matches. Cleaning Service After a relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to spend your last evening cleaning the boat. So why not pre-book our cleaning service and let us take care of the final clean of your boat. Then all you have to do is wash the dishes and bag up your trash. For details about the condition your boat should be returned in, Special Occasion Gift Basket If you are celebrating a special birthday or occasion, you can pre-order one of our beautifully presented gift baskets, full of local delicacies and regional specialities. It will be waiting for you on board when you arrive Bring your Dog! A boating adventure is the perfect kind of vacation to take your four-legged friend on. A maximum of two dogs are welcome on board each boat. A pet cleaning supplement applies. Parking If you are traveling to your start base by car, you can add parking onto your booking as an optional extra. Most bases have on-site parking. Some offer parking in a secure compound and a few of our bases offer undercover parking too. Car Transfers If you are doing a one-way cruise (i.e. returning your boat to a different base), we can transfer your car from your departure base to your end base. Please note: Car transfers are available for a charge, must be pre-booked before departure and are subject to availability Compulsory Costs • Engine Hours • Boat Damage Protection • Lock Fees • One-way supplement • Mooring fees

Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
8 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat
LM

Owner:Lisa

Features & Details

Length
44ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • 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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