Explore the Famous Canal du Midi onboard 29' Duo Canal Boat
Experience hiring a canal boat to explore the famous waterways in Europe - the Canal du Midi. Book the 29' Duo Canal Boat ideal for couples. Rates as low as €1,727.00 per week. Rates: ● Weekly Rental: €1,727.00 What You Can Expect: We’ve all dreamed about hiring a canal boat and cruising along the Canal du Midi – after all, it’s undoubtedly the most famous canal in France and one of the most well known in the world! Classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Canal du Midi links the Atlantic with the Mediterranean and takes you through sun-drenched vineyards and to numerous villages and canal side restaurants. 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 Visit 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 ● After cruising as far as Trèbes 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: Despite its small size (just 8.85m in length) this canal boat has everything you’ll need for a fantastic holiday. The bright living area offers a panoramic view of your surroundings and at the back of a boat is a deck space with canopy, great for alfresco dining. The kitchen offers a remarkable amount of equipment for such a small boat – a large fridge, hob and oven whilst there is also a TV, radio/CD/MP3 player and connectivity to shore power supply of 220 volts. Also outside is a second steering position on the top deck and a swim ladder and deck shower as with all of our Estivale range of canal boats. Features and Equipment ● Model: Estivale Duo ● Type: Canal Boat ● Length: 8.85 Metres ● Width: 3.40 Metres ● Advisable capacity: 2 ● Maximum capacity: 4 ● Cabins: 1 + stay ● Double beds: 1 + 1 convertible in living area ● Single beds: 0 ● Bathroom and WC: 1 ● Living area: 8m⊃2; ● Kitchen equipment: 220 litre fridge with freezer compartment, 2 burner stove, oven ● Water capacity: 750 litres ● Fuel capacity: 300 litres / 20 days ● Double steering: Yes ● Other equipment: outside dining furniture on request, connectivity to shore power supply of 220 volts, swim ladder and deck shower, Radio/CD/MP3 player 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.
- 4 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- 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.