Rent the 49' Octo Fly C Canal Boat and Experience the best of Canal du Midi
The best way to experience the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site and Canal du Midi is on a gorgeous canal boat! Hire the Estivale Octo Fly C canal boat for up to 10 people. Rates as low as €3,921.00 per week. Rates: ● Weekly Rental: €3,921.00 What You Can Expect: This ideal one-week boating holiday sees you navigate between Le Somail and Trèbes on the Canal du Midi. Mix the fun of being part of a crew with passing through locks, visiting picturesque villages and sampling the fine food and wine of the region, all while cruising on a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous canals in Europe. Departure Base By hiring a canal boat from our base at Le Somail you are in the ideal place to discover one of the most famous waterways in Europe – the Canal du Midi. The charming little port of Le Somail can be found halfway between Carcassonne and Béziers on the longest continuous section of canal in France, at 52km without seeing a lock! Suggested Places to See and Things to Do ● Le Somail: iconic stone bridge, cooling house dating back to 1684, impressive book store with 50,000 works for sale! ● Ventenac-en-Minervois: set on a hill top with stunning views, cellar visits to the wine grower Château de Ventenac-en-Minervois ● Paraza: 17th century castle, Répudre Canal Bridge - the oldest in France (1km away) ● Roubia: beautiful village built around a castle, Moulin de la Restanque for gourmet olive oils ● Argens-Minervois: beautiful village built around a 14th century castle, wine tours at the Musée de la Vigne et du Vin in Lézignan-Corbières (5km away) ● Homps: short walk to Lake Jouarres for swimming, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing ● La Redorte: remarkable stone arches built in 1693 to prevent flooding ● Puichéric: impressive unique lock by Joël Barthès, pretty castle of Puichéri, Romanesque church, Minervois vineyards ● Marseillette: rice growing Marseillette pond, Chappe tower ● Trèbes: Saint-Etienne church (14th century), swimming pool, La Rode canal bridge, Orbiel canal bridge, impressive staircase of three locks, waterside restaurants ● Carcassonne: Medieval city with ramparts 3km in length and 52 towers. UNESCO World Heritage Site, many events – markets, festivals etc. ● After cruising as far as Carcassonne on the Canal du Midi it is time to think about the return leg of your journey. Look out again for the favourite places you found so far, or maybe stop off at some new ones as you cruise back to the starting base at Le Somail. What To Expect Onboard: The Octo Fly C canal boat has four cabins and four bathrooms and offers unrivalled accommodation in the boating holidays market. The air-conditioned bright living areas offer a panoramic view of your surroundings and at the back of a boat is a deck space with canopy, great for alfresco dining. There is also a small deck terrace at the front of the boat with deck mattresses that are ideal for sunbathing. The kitchen offers a remarkable amount of equipment – a large fridge, hob and oven whilst there is also a TV with satellite antenna, radio/CD/MP3 player and connectivity to shore power supply of 220 volts. On the top deck is a second steering position and an outdoors kitchen area. A swim ladder and deck shower is also available as with all of our Estivale range of canal boats. No previous boating experience is needed – however another benefit of this model of canal boat is bow thrusters for easy manoeuvring. Features and Equipment ● Model: Estivale Octo Fly C ● Type: Canal Boat ● Length: 14.95 Metres ● Width: 3.85 Metres ● Advisable capacity: 8 ● Maximum capacity: 10 ● Cabins: 4 + stay ● Double beds: 4 + 1 convertible in living area ● Single beds: 8 if needed ● Bathroom and WC: 4 ● Living area: 11m⊃2; ● Kitchen equipment: 195 litre fridge with freezer compartment, 4 burner stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher ● Water capacity: 1050 litres ● Fuel capacity: 270 litres / 14 days ● Double steering: Yes ● Bow thruster: Yes (x2: Bow and Prow) ● Air conditioning: Yes ● Onboard generator: Yes (220 Volts in navigation) ● Other equipment: outside dining furniture on request including awning, connectivity to shore power supply of 220 volts, swim ladder, deck shower and deck mattresses, TV with satellite antenna, Radio/CD/MP3 player, safe 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.
- 10 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Bow Thrusters
- Inboard Engine
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Gas
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.