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Weekend along the Canal du Midi: comfort version with luggage transfers

4 days / 3 nights
Canal du Midi - Leisure cycling - E-bike tours - Self-guided - E-bike
Without guide - Short journey - Families - Comfort - Luggage transfer

Last updated: 19/01/2022

price from
~431 $ [405 €] per pers.

The Canal du Midi is an exceptional and astonishing UNESCO World Heritage Site. During this 4-day trip, you will ride through Carcassonne, Narbonne and many other enchanting little French towns, and spend your nights in comfortable hotels.

Depending on availability, you will have the possibility, to leave your car in the first hotel's parking lot in Carcassonne during the entire duration of the trip (additional fee will apply for parking).

Your day by day program


Arrival in Carcassonne and installation in your hotel. Night in a 3-star hotel. Possibility to add an extra night in Carcassonne and to add a loop to the itinerary in order to discover the town and its surroundings.
Today, the ride takes you into the Black Mountains where you can visit the Chateaux de Lastours as well as an underground cave at Limousis which stretches over 1.2km. There are many opportunities to taste the local wines.
Return to Carcassonne.

Distance: approx. 47km.
Height gain: +600m (with the visit of the cave).
+300m (with the castles of Lastours only).

From Carcassonne to Homps/Olonzac

Spend a quiet day and leave the beautiful town of Carcassonne and head towards the sea. You will ride through several pretty little villages. There are many opportunities to taste the local wines along the way.

Night in Homps or Olonzac, in a guesthouse with swimming pool.
Distance: approx. 41km.

From Homps to Narbonne

Canal locks and small villages will be your backdrop for the day. Many vineyards also populate the area. Head towards the Canal de la Robine, a World Heritage Site, which will lead you to the heart of Narbonne.

Night in a 3-star hotel in Narbonne.

From Narbonne to Toulouse

Possibility to take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse (2h00 by train). Possible bike transfer in trains (no additional costs). Possibility to arrange an additional night in Toulouse with a possible additional bike ride.

Departure board

Everyday from the beginning of March to the end of October.

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Your hotel in Carcassonne.
  • Narbonne.
  • 3-star hotels and guesthouses (bathrooms with showers and toilets).
Number of people
  • From 2.
Level of difficulty
  • Easy and flat paths. Distance: 40km a day.
  • Luggage transfers by vehicle (1 per person) until the next stage.
  • July and August departure : 15€
  • Single room : 125€
  • Discount for standard version (2-star hotels) : -85€
  • Hybrid bike rental (including bike pick-up) : 105€
  • E-bike rental (including bike pick-up) : 135€
  • GPS tracks on USB stick : 25€
  • Accommodation, breakfasts, luggage transfers, maps and route notes.
Not included
  • Transfers to meeting point and from the point of dispersal, insurance, lunches, evening meals (except one),city taxes, train transfers (22€ from Narbonne to Toulouse).



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