The merchant's cruise

ThèmeSciences and discovery
DépartNARBONNE (11)
Description

Start your holiday in the pretty Roman town of Narbonne and enjoy the scenery of the Canal de la Robine before turning onto the Canal du Midi and heading towards the walled city of Carcassonne.

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Stop in Le Somail

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Everything is nice in Le Somail: its walls covered in old plants with pink flowers, a majestic stone bridge, the circular tower, where ice was stored during the summer, its little chapel and a remarkable library. This is one of the most popular stops on the Canal du Midi. The village is tiny, but very enjoyable. In the eighteenth century, the boats used for the postal service took 4 days to go from Agde to Toulouse. Le Somail was one of the relay stations installed on the Canal.

What to see / visit in Le Somail:

  • The Hat Museum
  • Its magnificent library
  • The old houses that give the charm of this village

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Stop in Argens-Minervois

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Argens is a beautiful little town, typical for the Minervois region, clustered around a 14th century château and overlooking the canal and the river Aude.

What to see / visit in Argens-Minervois:

  • Admire the 14th century château here and the very typical scenery.

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Stop in Homps

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Homps is an ancient commercial port where barrels of Minervois and Corbières wines were loaded for their journey to Bordeaux. Several wine producers are situated here and you can visit them for tours and tastings.

What is there to see?


You can discover the Roman chapel and the tower of the Knights of Malta.

What can I visit?


The Lac de Jouarres, only 1 km from the base, offers pedalos, windsurf and canoes.


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Stop in Carcassonne

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Carcassonne is a world renowned UNESCO World Heritage site and is one of France's top tourist attractions. It has easy access from the airport and railway station and is an unmissable stop if you are cruising this part of the canal.

What is there to see?

The Medieval City, the castle and ramparts, the Basilica St Nazaire, where mass is still celebrated every Sunday at 11am. For something different, visit The Raymond Chésa Leisure Park , close to the imposing walls of the Cité Médiévale, and extending over 40 hectares - with picnic areas, pedalos, a mini golf course, several beach volleyball courts and a forest adventure park. The Number 7 bus gets you there very easily.


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Stop in Marseillette

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If you are looking for good wine, Marseillette is your destination!

What to see / visit in Marseillette:

  • The clock tower dominates the village. In the 19th century, the tower was a tower of Chappe telegraph
  • An excellent wine cellar

Hébergements à proximité

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Stop in Sallèles-d'Aude

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Sallèles Aude, circular village halfway between Black Mountain and the Mediterranean coast in the heart of the Languedoc vineyards, owes its charm and originality to its location between Stop and Canal Junction, Aude and Canal du Midi.

What to see / visit in Sallèles-d'Aude:

  • Calvary, a religious exceptional
  • The Gailhousty, a monument
  • Castle of Francois 1er
  • The Chapel of Saint Roch
  • Site Amphoralis
  • The Museum of Old Sallèles

Hébergements à proximité

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Stop in Narbonne

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Narbonne is a beautiful Roman city.

What to see / visit to Narbonne:

  • The Cathedral of Saint-Just and Saint Pasteur
  • The Archbishop's Palace
  • The Voie Domitienne
  • Many Roman remains
  • The Museum of Art and History
  • The "horrea" consist of underground tunnels
  • The covered market
  • The National Theatre Scene

Hébergements à proximité

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