1. The Golden Midi Cruise aboard the Beautiful 29' Canal Boat for 5 Person
  2. The Golden Midi Cruise aboard the Beautiful 29' Canal Boat for 5 Person
  3. The Golden Midi Cruise aboard the Beautiful 29' Canal Boat for 5 Person

The Golden Midi Cruise aboard the Beautiful 29' Canal Boat for 5 Person

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Discover Canal du Midi, France by boat! Book a Boat Tour "The Golden Midi Cruise" aboard the 29' Canal Boat for up to 5 people. Starting at $823 USD per night (3-nights minimum). Rates: • $823 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 • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) 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 To Expect Onboard: The chic city of Béziers, the staircase of locks and wine villages like Bram create a tapestry of pleasures for you! The Golden Midi Cruise You take a short walk from charming Port Cassafières and find yourself on the golden sands of the Mediterranean. After a swim and a delicious meal, you and your friends begin your boat rent on the Canal du Midi, heading to quiet villages and bustling Béziers, passing through the famous Fonsérannes Locks and the amazing Tunnel de Malpas. Your Cruise Details • Waterways: Canal du Midi • Distance: 156 km • Locks: 63 • Cruising time: 33 hrs • Lock types: Automatic operated by lock-keeper Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Argens-Minervois Argens-Minervois is a beautiful little town, typical to the Minervois region. The village is clustered around a 14th century château and overlooks the canal and the river Aude. 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. Puicheric Surrounded by verdant vegetation, Puicheric is a charming village with a beautiful historic church to visit. La Redorte La Redorte is a beautiful and leafy town along the canal. Moor here and take a walk on one of the numerous walking trails around town, or maybe you will prefer sampling the local cuisine in one of the good restaurants. Marseillette Marseillette is a welcoming and peaceful village surrounded by lush, green countryside. Walk among the vineyards and discover the beautiful scenery. 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. Main Activities Along the Way 1. Visit medieval Carcassonne: A must-see attraction, the castle and ramparts of this famous walled city are truly spectacular. 2. Enchanting Béziers: Stroll beneath the trees along the Allées Paul Riquet and enjoy the bars, cafés, restaurants and shops. 3. Tour a Family Vineyard: The local wines at the Domaine de Guery winery in Capestang will enchant you! 4. Ancient ruins in Colombiers: The ruins of the pre-Roman Oppidum d'Enserune date back to the 6th century B.C. 5. Browse in waterside shops: Book lovers will be in heaven at Le Trouve Tout du Livre in lovely Le Somail. It's picture-postcard perfect! 6. Admire fine art: Spend time at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Béziers to see paintings and glassworks. 7. Tarry in Roubia: Break out a sumptuous picnic lunch and watch the happenings on the canal from your sundeck! 8. In Carcassonne: The Raymond Chésa Leisure Park has picnic areas, a miniature golf course, and a forest adventure park! 9: 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. 10. Swim in the balmy Mediterranean: Gorgeous golden beaches are within walking distance of laid-back and beautiful Port Cassafières! 11. Watersports in the sun: Have a great time with the kids enjoying all kinds of watersports at the Lac de Jouarres in Homps. What To Expect Onboard: Enjoy a private aft cabin with double bed and a convertible single love seat perfect for a couple. Saloons in Sheba boat rentals have a radio/CD player, and the dining table/loveseat converts to a double. Large encompassing windows provide abundant natural light. On deck, there’s a top steering position with excellent visibility. Deck Plan • Boat Size: 9.00 m x 3.40 m • 1 cabin with double bed and convertible single love seat • love seat in saloon converts into double bed Interior & Saloon • The saloon has a radio/CD player. • The kitchen/galley features a stove and electric refrigerator. • The steering station far forward on the left side of the saloon is a bonus in cold or rainy weather. Cabins & Bathrooms • Equipped with a double bed and convertible single love seat, the aft cabin is private and comfortable. • In the saloon, the dining table/love seat converts to double bed. Sundeck & Features • The top steering position is a popular feature and provides great visibility for maneuvering. • The sun umbrella on the aft upper deck provides shade on sunny days. • The boat has 220-volt shore power. The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. • The Sheba features 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 Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $5.50 USD per car/day • Garage: From $11 USD per car/day Grocery Pack Take the stress out of foraging for food when you arrive and have your groceries delivered to the boat. • Sundowner pack: $55 in Europe / $45 in Canada • Starter pack: $85 in Europe / $65 in Canada Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning Enjoy a green and more relaxing vacation thanks to our Eco-Cleaning Pack and our Cleaning service at the end of your cruise. • 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 If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. 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Capacity
5 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
29ft

Approximate Location

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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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