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Canal du Midi by bike from Carcassonne to Agde Ref. : CM2

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  • from 695 € / person on the minimum basis of 2 pers.
  • Circuit :
    • Linear trips
  • Difficulty : average
  • Duration : 6 days | 4 days riding
  • Departure : from April 2017 to September 2017
    Daily
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The ‘canal du Midi’, architect Pierre-Paul Riquet’s masterpiece, is the most famous water canal in Europe for its amazing measurements and for its peaceful surroundings. The idea of digging this channel linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean sea dates back to Antiquity but it was under Louis the 14th's reign that it has been built.

Along the channel, discover the countryside landscapes and farms of the ‘Laugarais’ area, the gentle slopes sprinkled with vineyards, the chateaux of the Aude area and the city of Carcassonne up to the Mediterranean beaches.

Your Canal du Midi bicycle tour :

Day 1: Arrival in Carcassonne

Take the time to visit Carcassonne and its impressive medieval city. Classified as world heritage by UNESCO, you can admire one of the most beautiful fortifications of Europe.

Day 2: Carcassonne – Homps | 43 km

Between Aude river and the canal, follow the rhythm of the stream, punctuated with pine and plane trees always offering a fresh environment. Each village hides a treasure to discover ; by the way do not forget to visit the canal bridge of Orbiel and the Argent-Double aqueduct.

Day 3: Homps – Narbonne | 43 km

Cross charming and typical small villages such as Paraza and Le Somail. Then, leave the canal du Midi to follow another one ‘Canal de la Robine’, and reach Narbonne. At this point you will have the possibility to enjoy amazing engineering structures such as ‘the 7 locks’ in Sallèles d’Aude and the bridge ‘pont des marchands’ in Narbonne.

Day 4: Narbonne – Nissan lez Enserune | 55 km

Start your day along the ‘Canal de la Robine’ to reach ‘Canal du Midi’ on a route lined with olive trees and vineyards. A stop must be done at Malpas tunnel, an exceptional site made of 3 levels : the canal, a railway and a de-watering area. The ‘oppidum’ of Enserune classified as world heritage by Unesco is also a wonderful point of view.

Day 5: Nissan lez Enserune – Agde | 39 km

Before arriving in Béziers, other curiosities are waiting for you, such as the ‘9 staircase locks in Fonserannes and the canal bridge. Then Let’s go to the Mediterranean beaches ! The canal guides you to iodized and pine tree fragrances. A Mediterranean and seaside atmosphere is waiting for you in Agde.

Day 6: Departure during the day

Rates
Prices per person :
  • From March 31st 2017 to April 27th 2017 695,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 80,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +155,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
  • From April 28th 2017 to June 30th 2017 695,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 80,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From July 1st 2017 to August 31st 2017 725,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 80,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From September 1st 2017 to October 2nd 2017 695,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 80,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
  • From October 3rd 2017 to November 1st 2017 695,00 €
    Single room supplement : 220,00 €
    Bike discount : - 80,00 € (If you bring your own bike)
    'Solo' Supplement : +155,00 € (Supplement to consider in case of solo traveler per booking)
This price includes :
  • 5 nights’ accommodation in 2-star and 3-star hotels (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
  • 1 dinner (drinks not included)
  • 5 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts
  • 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps)
  • Tourist brochures
  • Luggage transfer during the day
  • Equipped cycle rental for 4 days (with helmet) and repatriation
  • Hotline 7 days a week
This price does not include :
  • 4 dinners / Lunches / Drinks
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
  • Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
  • Single room supplement (5 nights included)
  • Train transfer from Agde to Carcassonne
  • Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
Option(s)
Prices per person :
  • Extra night in Carcassonne

    2-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    62.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 52.00 €
  • Extra night in Agde

    2-star category hotel - bedroom and breakfast basis

    65.00 €  per person (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
    Single room supplement : 
    + 54.00 €
Bike(s) supplement(s) :
  • Electric assistance :  +30 €
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More info

The Canal du Midi bike path are using mainly the tow paths along the canal and dirt paths (sometimes narrow).

Therefore, this bike tour is not suitable for road bikes and bikes equipped with trailer.

 


 

> At the end of the tour:

 

. Leave your rented bike at the last hotel. We take care of its repatriation.

. Possibility to come back to Carcassonne from Agde by train:

Agde train station > Narbonne train station > Carcassonne train station.

 


 

> Your rental bike:
VTC ARCADE  « Escape »  bike - 21 speed gears

Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebags), 1 front pannier with map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 lock + 1 counter.
Helmet and reflective vest included.


> You can rent an electric assistance bike!
WINORA bike - 8 speed gears

Equipped with : 2 rear panniers (saddlebags), 1 front pannier with map holder, 1 repair kit, 1 lock + 1 counter.
Helmet and reflective vest included.

 


See the FAQ for more information on the rental bikes.

 


 

> How to arrive in CARCASSONNE:

 

CAR:
From A61 highway > Exit n°23 direction « Carcassonne ». Then follow D6161 and D112.

 

TRAIN:

From Paris : Montparnasse train station > Carcassonne train station.


Possibility of taxi transfer to the hotel from Carcassonne train station: about €8 / €15.

 

PLANE:

. From Roissy CDG airport : Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station > Montpellier train station > Narbonne train station > Carcassonne train station

or Roissy Charles de Gaulle T.2 train station > Valence TGV train station > Montpellier train station > Carcassonne train station.

 

. From Orly airport or Beauvais airport: taxi or shuttle transfer: Gare de Lyon train station > Narbonne train station or Montpellier train station > Carcassonne train station.

 

. From Carcassonne airport: taxi or shuttle transfer.

 

Testimonials
  • David B. (England) - Août 2016

    "A great service made a great holiday - thank you!"

  • ISABELLE (France) - Juillet 2014

    "Très belle expérience !"

  • Nicolas (France) - Août 2012

    "Je viens de terminer mon circuit à vélo le long du Canal du Midi et j'en ai été ravi. Randovélo conserve ma confiance et je renouvellerai l'expérience avec l'association et en ferai la promotion autour de moi. "