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Cycle along the historic Canal du Midi

Cycling Canal du Midi

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Cycle along the historic Canal du Midi
Discover the sun-kissed region of Languedoc during this exciting, 7-day cycling tour from the fortified city of Carcassonne to the port city of Sete.
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Highlights

7-day cycling tour of the Languedoc region from Carcassonne to Sete

Explore the charming cities and towns of Carcassonne, Narbonne, Beziers, Sete, Cap d’Agde and Saint-Pierre-des-Champs

Soak in the beautiful sights of the sun-soaked Languedoc region as you cycle from Carcassonne to Sete during this memorable, 7-day biking tour. Start your adventure in the fortified city of Carcassonne as you pedal along the bike path that follows the historic canal until you reach the lovely village of Saint-Pierre-des-Champs. Continue to the historic port town of Narbonne, known for its beautiful Gothic cathedral. From Narbonne, journey to the scenic countryside until your reach Beziers, one of the oldest cities in France. Then, travel to Cap d’Agde, a seaside resort located on the Mediterranean coast. From Cap d’Agde, cycle to Sete, a charming port city known as the Venice of Languedoc.

This tour is available daily from May to October

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Included

6-night hotel accommodation
Daily breakfast & 3 dinners
Hybrid bike rental
Orientation in person with a local guide
Detailed road book including details maps, touristic information, step-by-step itinerary and cue sheets
1 GPS GARMIN OREGON for 3 people
All luggage transfers
Comprehensive trip literature
Technical and emergency support available at all times

Itinerary

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Day 1
Carcassonne

Arrive at your hotel. This evening, orientation and bike set up at your hotel.

Day 2
Carcassonne – Saint-Pierre-des-Champs (56 km)

Leaving Carcassonne, cycle on a quiet and wide bike path that follows the canal. Continue south of the canal to the charming village of Saint-Pierre-des-Champs. Flat to rolling terrain, some sections are on a trail.

Breakfast
Day 3
Saint-Pierre-des-Champs – Narbonne (62 km or 77 km)

Today takes you to the larger town of Narbonne where you can visit the impressive Gothic cathedral and old city. The cycling routes do veer off the Canal du Midi and take the Canal de la Robine which goes to Narbonne.

Breakfast
Day 4
Narbonne – Beziers (47 km)

The cycling route goes into the countryside today following small country roads into the city of Beziers.

Breakfast
Day 5
Beziers – Cap d’Agde (41 km)

Leaving Beziers far behind, you cycle to Cap d'Agde, a lovely station on the Mediterranean Sea. Some sections along the Canal du Midi are on a trail.

Breakfast
Day 6
Cap d’Agde – Sete (27 km)

This is a relatively short ride to Sete, travelling along the coastal area between the Thau Lagoon and the sea. Flat riding.

Breakfast
Day 7
Sete

End of services following breakfast at your hotel.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
6 nights
from AUD2,790
per person, twin share
Carcassonne
May - October 2020
France & Monaco Brochure
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Important notes

This tour is suitable for someone with a hobby level of cycling experience with occasional short climbs.

 

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