The canal du Midi - Camargue
Take a river cruise on a boat wiyhout a license to explore the Canal du Midi, Clasified as World Heritage by UNESCO, the Bassin de Thau and navigate to the heart of the Camargue for a stop swimming.
Designed by our famous " Sun King " Louis XIV to link the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, and directed by Pierre Paul Riquet, the Canal du Midi (now classified as a UNESCO World Heritage) is a must - see destination for anyone who wants to taste pleasures of river tourism. The Canal du Midi is 240 km long from Toulouse to the Etang de Thau it has 64 locks, 55 aqueducs, 7 canal bridges, 126 bridges and other épanchoirs, weirs and troughs : a total of over 350 works of art !
The Canal du Midi is the most famous waterway in Europe and therefore works for 3 centuries ! Towpaths are lined with plane trees sometimes tricentenaires : more than 45 000 trees were originally planted.
We meet beautiful hillside scenery, charming stops can discover towns and villages.
Discover the legendary Camargue and its marshes with horses, bulls and pink flamingos.
Departure bases on the Canal du Midi :
On Camargue :