Over two hundred and forty kilometers long, about sixty sluices, tens of thousands of trees along the banks... and a classification as a World Heritage Site ! Here are some impressive facts about the canal you are about to navigate on. Our panoramic promenade boats, Lou Gabaret and Helios , are specially designed to travel on this waterway, at six kilometers per hour.
Carcassone Cruises (labeled Qualité Sud de France and Qualité Tourisme), uses two boats offering panoramic views : Lou Gabaret and Helios. Departing from the Port de Carcassonne, you will have the choice between five different itineraries to discover the Canal du Midi , along its hauling path and across its numerous sluices. The trips take from 1h30 to 2h45, according to the one you may choose. Two to eight departures a day are scheduled, depending on the season. For easy access, you will be boarding right next to the Carcassonne SNCF train station.. Each lunchbreak in July and August is the opportunity for a romantic gateway, with a country set picnic in the jardin de Foucaud, located on the bank of the Canal du Midi. Every Thursday between 5 and 7 PM, you may embark for a theme cruise and enjoy a food tasting of regional products.See all cruises>
For a special event or a seminar, Carcassonne Cruisesand its crew offers all the help and support to meet your project. Our cruises are not just about having a meal on a boat. They offer a really special set up for a productive work meeting or a celebration day. The discovery of the unique environnement of the Canal du Midiand the efficiency of our team is the key to success. Our concept gathers expert catering and organisation.
For your day on board to become a triumph, let us take everything in charge, relax and enjoy the amazing landscape.See Events>