Canal Du Midi

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  • Address: Carcassonne, France
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Boating, Picnic Spot, Nature

The Canal Du Midi is approximately a 240 kms long canal in the south of France. It runs right between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Boasting of a picturesque canal side, many people enjoy having picnics or cycling down the canal side and hogging on the food available at the many stalls. Canal cruises are also available.

  • Cruise rides may cost anywhere between €10 to €50, depending on the duration.

  • Gare de Carcassonne train station.

If you choose not to go crazy at the food stalls near the canal, following are other options:

  • Dominos Pizza
  • Le QG
  • Le Bistrot d'Augustin
  • Le Métronome
  • L'Italia
  • La Grande Bouffe
  • Domaine de Serres

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  • Canal Du Midi Address: Carcassonne, France
  • Canal Du Midi Timing: 24-hrs
  • Canal Du Midi Price: Free
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  • 95% of people who visit Carcassonne include Canal Du Midi in their plan

  • 87.11% of people start their Canal Du Midi visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Canal Du Midi

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

92.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Canal Du Midi

People normally club together Notre Dame Du Cros and Saint-mames while planning their visit to Canal Du Midi.

People also prefer to start their day with Canal Du Midi.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • A must do. Rent a boat with friends , stop where you want, ride bicycle and enjoy

  • A lovely 2 hour canal ride . Only 9 euros . Really relaxing little trip

  • A really nice area of france

  • Very good place to visit,

  • Stunning piece of engineering by Pierre Paul Riquet 3 centuries ago and still working perfectly. Originally built to facilitate commerce by barges it was superseded by the railway and was falling into misuse until it was 'discovered' by English yachtsmen, the word spread of its tranquillity and beauty and it now enjoys a new lease of life as a leisure waterway catering for thousands of happy people who hire a cabin cruiser for their holidays. Bikers and walkers also enjoy the canal from the towpath.

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