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Capestang and Poilhes ports

The Canal du Midi flows through the villages of Poilhes and Capestang, and not far from Cruzy and Quarante. Walk or cycle along the towpath or go by boat to discover Riquet and Vauban's masterpieces: aqueduct, overflow systems...

Moorings for boats in Poilhes and Capestang. The Harbour office in Capestang offers all port services: water, electricity, showers, washing machine, dryer.

Electric boats are also available for 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, a half-day or a full day. No licence is required. Please listen carefully to the instructions given by the port agents.

The tourist office and the harbour office share the same premises and are located in the port of Capestang, between the two bridges. A port agent will provide you with all necessary information to make your stay enjoyable.

 

To get more information about our port's services, please contact the tourist office of the canal du Midi : 00 33 (0)4 67 37 85 29

Within walking distance from the port, the historical center of Capestang offers a variety of shops and entertainements. Bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, grocery shops, local handicraft, bike rentals, post office, taxis, gas station not to mention the mediterranean market on wednesdays and sundays.

Everyday, a bus service connects the city center of Capestang to the surrounding villages of MontouliersCruzyQuarante, Poilhes, as well as the bus/train stations of Béziers. See the bus timetable here .

Cruise companies offer guided tours on the canal from Colombiers, Béziers and Le Somail. Feel free to ask our holiday advisors to make a reservation !

Every summer, our villages are further awakened by numerous events : concerts, exhibitions, festivals, guided tours  ...! During your stay in the region Languedoc Roussillon, let our local wine growers walk you through their vineyards. Thus, you will be imbued with the typical culture of Southern France. See the timetable of our weekly winetasting sessions.

 

Opening time:

July August :
Monday to Sunday from 8:30am to 12:30pm and from 2:30pm to 7:00pm
April - May - June - September - October:
Monday to Sunday from 9:00am to 12:30pm and 2:30pm to 6:30pm
November to March:
Monday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm

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