Unforgettable Boat Cruise in Canal du Midi, France
Enjoy a relaxing boating vacation in Canal du Midi, France! Charter the 39-foot Caprice Canal Boat for up to 6 people. Rate starts at $1,487 USD per night and a preferred minimum rental of 3 nights. Rates: • 3 Nights Minimum: $1,487 USD per night Price includes • 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 • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What You Can Expect: The Meridonial Cruise The wine country of Languedoc and the beaches of the Mediterranean beckon on this Canal du Midi cruise. Plane trees shade the quiet waters threading through green vineyards. Stop in Homps to explore, and then head to the charming city of Agde with its restaurants and historic sites. The awesome nearby Le Cap d’ Adge beach resort is fun for the entire family! Narbonne Once the most important city of the Roman Gaulle, Narbonne hosts many vestiges of the past and keeps them like treasures. Come here and visit the basilica Saint-Paul, the wonderful cathedral Saint-Just-et-Saint-Pasteur, and many others. Downtown, the old winding streets are just charming. Sallèles d'Aude Surrounded by a verdant forest, Salleles d'Aude is a charming and welcoming town where you will have the occasion to cycle or walk along the numerous paths. Enjoy the green forested landscapes in a quiet atmosphere on the outskirts, or try a meal in one of the good restaurants downtown. Ventenac As you approach Ventenac, you will be struck by the site of the city's majestic Castle. Along the banks of the canal, you can taste wine, or even buy some. Ventenac is a picture-perfect canalside city to visit. Le Somail Le Somail is a beautiful hamlet where you'll appreciate the beautiful old houses covered in ivy. It's a wonderful place to relax and take it all in. Paraza Paraza is a wonderful and typical town with colorful houses along the bank. If you walk around the village, you will most likely encounter the old abandoned windmill of Cantaranne. Roubia Roubia is a charming little village with a beautiful parish church that is worth a visit. If you moor here, you might enjoy getting close to nature with a walk in the woods. Homps Homps is a verdant and often sunny town. Moor here and take a walk downtown to discover the flower-lined streets and the old romanesque chapel built in the 11th century. Capestang A lovely village full of resplendent medieval architecture, built around the imposing 14th Century Collegiale Church and around the Castle, which was once the second residence of the Archbishop of Narbonne. Colombiers In Colombiers, visit the Saint-Sylvestre church, which is full of history. At night, the rectory's gardens are lit up and are perfect for a charming walk. Fonserannes Built with all the genius of Pierre-Paul Riquet in the 17th century, Fonsérannes has the greatest staircase of locks on the Canal du Midi. Here you'll ascend or descend the canal by an amazing 25 meters. Béziers Béziers is an enchanting city, and the second most important on the Canal du Midi. Here, you will have the chance to discover the beautiful architecture, in particular the stunning Saint-Nazaire cathedral which is just splendid. Downtown, there are magical places to take a walk, like the Plateau des Poètes. Agde 'The City of a Thousand Wonders', Agde is a very famous place in France, known for its sunshine and for its numerous activities and treasures to discover. Take time to discover this little paradise. Port Cassafieres Port-Cassafières is a pleasant and peaceful harbor to stop, complete with cycling paths. Its proximity to Spain gives it some interesting flourishes in cuisine, architecture and culture and as a result it is a truly cosmopolitan spot to explore. Cruise Details • Waterways: Canal du Midi, Canal de la Robine • Lock types: Automatic operated by lock-keeper What To Expect Onboard: The Caprice is an ideal boat for parties up to six. The two en-suite staterooms are located forward, leaving lots of room in the rear for the saloon and aft deck. The saloon has a radio/CD player and MP3/USB connectivity. Interior & Saloon • The large rear saloon with steering position has a love seat that converts to a double bed. There's also a radio/CD player, MP3/USB connectivity, and flat-screen TV/DVD player in boats cruising in Norfolk Broads. Boats cruising in Ireland are also equipped with TVs. • Two en-suite showers, toilets, and sinks add a touch of luxury. • The full kitchen/galley features a stove, microwave, electric refrigerator, sink, and lots of storage space. Cabins & Bathrooms • The forward cabin has a V-berth (two single beds) that converts to one double bed. • The two single beds in the central stateroom convert to one double bed. Sundeck & Features • The spacious sundeck with ample seating is a great feature of this boat. • The second steering station provides superb visibility for the skipper. • There's access to the saloon from the sundeck, enhancing flow-through in the interior. • Swimmers will love the full-width swim platform, which also makes it easier to get on and off the boat at the dock. Specification • Length:12.00 m • Beam: 3.81 m • Max. Headroom: 2.00 m • Water Tank: 660 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • 2 cabins with convertable twin/double beds • 2 en-suite baths Additional Services (Options & extras) Bicycles • Standard : $60 per week • Adult Cross Country : $74 per week • Child / Tag-along : $46 per week • Private Parking (Look after your car while you are away) • Open-air locked parking : from $53 per car per week • Garage : from $70 per car per week Provisioning • Sundowner pack : $55 • Starter pack : $85 Cleaning • Eco-Pack : $15 • Cleaning Service : $110 to $210 (depending on boat model) Essentials • Top Deck Cushions (Pack of 2): $7 per week • Lantern: $14 per week • Pets: $55 per animal per week Car transfer We can organize the transfer of your car(s) while you are cruising - so you can jump in your car when you arrive and just go! $175 to $420 per car. Our staff is insured to drive your vehicle on your behalf Any cars less than 3.5 T can be transferred with some exceptions like camping cars, cars more than 9 pax, cars with red license plate, caravans, cars with trailers.
- Captain is not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 6 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 5 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.