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This offers a unique, all-inclusive option, allowing you to sail along the Canal du Midi in a fully-equipped hotel barge. On board, the captain and crew will go out of their way to guarantee you an unforgettable experience. The chef will prepare some wonderful dishes and you can occasionally enjoy an on-board spa.

Offering capacity for 4 to 10 people, you can join a group or even rent the barge all to yourself! Each cabin comes with its own private bathroom and toilet.

Whether you prefer half board or full board, the choice is yours. Feel like stopping off somewhere? Plan some outings with your guests!

 



 

The Athos was one of four sand, wine and grain carriers, and was built in 1964 specifically for the Canal du Midi. Entirely renovated in 2007 and perfectly taken care of, the barge has a varnished exotic wood interior, white painted light cabins with air conditioning and private bathrooms, and a friendly crew, appreciated by travellers all around the world. Athos has 5 passenger cabins and can accommodate up to 10 passengers.

 

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Unique in the south of France, Enchanté is a two-storey barge completed in 2009. She is the most recent barge on the canal du Midi. Roger and Louisa Gronow have put their years of experience in common to make you discover the canal with comfort and style. Enchanté has 4 cabins and all bedrooms can be used as single or double rooms.

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Péniche Alegria (Poilhes)

- 34310 Poilhes - France

The hotel barge Alégria is moored in Poilhes.

She offers one-week cruises on the Canal du Midi for up to 4 people.

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Originally created to transport wine in the southwest of France, the Espérance managed to stay close to her origins as well as to keep her name. Choose the Espérance to experience the authenticity of the canal du Midi, its region, its heritage and cultural diversity. During your cruise, you will be able to find postcards of the barge dating from the 80s, while she was still in activity.

In 2002, it was turned into a private yacht and now offers an unrivalled level of quality and comfort. She is very bright and spacious and equipped with solid teak furniture, white wool carpeting and handmade tiles.

This 30-meter-long hotel barge can host 4 to 6 passengers. She offers a 25 square meters master bedroom with a shower for 2 and a romantic antique bathtub. Thanks to 20 years of experience in the field of high-quality cruises, everything has been created for your wellbeing and tranquillity. Besides the daily commented visits, you will be able to relax in the outdoors jacuzzi or use bikes to discover the surroundings at your own pace. Our professional crew will do its best to make an unforgettable memory of your journey.

 

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Savannah accommodates up to 7 guests in 4 luxuriously fitted en-suite cabins, inside salon and dining rooms and a large deck to enjoy throughout the cruising season. Built in 1938 as a cargo specifically to the dimensions of the Royal Canal du Midi (30m) this barge was later transformed into a luxurious showroom for the prestigious cosmetic group l’Occitane de Provence in the 80’s. The mahogany woodwork, brass portholes and ceramic tiles date from this period and have naturally remained as the signature of this unique and exclusive hotel barge. Savannah has been completely refurbished and decorated with luxurious contemporary furniture.

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Cruises between Le Somail and Castelnaudary  

Nathalie and Yves welcome you aboard their hotel-barge Clair de Lune for one week cruises discovering one of France's most beautiful sites : the Canal du Midi. Gastronomy, visits of our heritage sites, bikes available for a bucolic ride along the tow paths, jacuzzis for some relaxing time . During the navigation, you can admire the scenery from the sun deck, and if it rains, don't worry, the large picture windows will allow you to enjoy the canal's beauty. 

With its 3 cabins, the barge Clair de Lune can accomodate up to 6 people.

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Péniche Mirage (Carcassonne)

Ecluse d'Herminis, 28 rue du Canal - 11000 Carcassonne

Croisières entre Carcassonne et le seuil de Naurouze

La péniche Mirage de 1954 vous propose un goût de liberté, de détente et d'aventure lors d'une croisière sur le Canal du Midi. Choisissez votre formule "tout inclus" (Petits-déjeuners et repas préparés à partir de produits locaux, open bar, visites et dégustation...) ou en "gîte naviguant" (hébergement en totale autonomie - cuisine à disposition avec équipage qui assure la navigation). 

Avec ses trois cabines climatisées, queen bed ou twin bed, ses salles de bain privatives, wifi à bord, la péniche peut accueillir jusqu'à 6 personnes.

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