Cycling Canal du Midi from Carcassonne to Béziers

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8 Day(s)
Moderate
223 Km
avg 37 Km
Self-guided

On this bike tour, you ride along the Canal du Midi but not only. Discover the history of the cathar country and enjoy the sweet life of the South of France

Description

The Canal du Midi was originally an idea of the Romans, but it was only built in the 17th century thanks to the genius of Pierre-Paul Riquet. You ride along the Canal du Midi from Castelnaudary to Béziers. The cool shade of the trees, the swaying of the barges and the splashing of water of the Canal du Midi flavour your journey. On these biking holidays, you enjoy the legendary sweetness of the Southern France life, the Cathar country and the long beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

Ride up the canal to Castelnaudary to taste the famous Cassoulet. You also taste all the other local culinary delights of the region and discover its rich history. Cross the Cathar country and discover the amazing fortress of Carcassonne, visit the Roman ruins, admire the Cathedral of Narbonne or the old city center of Béziers. You finally ride through the marshes among the bulls and pink flamingos to finish your journey on the white beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.center of Béziers. You finally ride through the marshes among the bulls and pink flamingos to finish your journey on the white beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Tour Location

Country:
France
Region:
Occitanie

Tour Information

Guiding:
Self-guided
Duration:
8 Days
Level:
Moderate
Tour Type:
Family
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
EUR 759

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
223 Km
Riding Days:
6
Month(s):
May

Additional Information

Booking Conditions:

Minimum age 10 years old

Inclusions

Accommodation & breakfast a touring bike adjusted to your size or a tandem equipped : front rack pack with an integrated file compartment, saddlebag, helmet (on demand), reflective vest, repairing toolkit with patches etc.

Options

baby seat, bike trailer or trailer bike

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