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Short trip on the Canal du Midi

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: 25/10/2023

price from
~554 $ [510 €] per pers.

Leaving from Toulouse, a splendid tour along the Canal du Midi, a UNESCO World Heritage site. On this trip, you'll discover Castelnaudary and the superb fortified city of Carcassonne.

Your day by day program

1
Toulouse

Arrival in Toulouse and check into your hotel.

Night in a hotel***.

2
From Toulouse to Castelnaudary

After an excellent breakfast, make your way to the rental agency, a 10-minute walk from your hotel. There's a succession of locks on this leg, as well as small harbours of undeniable charm. The route is charming, mostly in the shade of ancient trees. You'll reach Castelnaudary, which has "Cassoulet" emblazoned across the front of every restaurant.

Approximately 60 km leg.
Overnight in a 3-star hotel.

3
From Castelnaudary to Carcassonne

This stage will take you through many vineyards. You'll discover some superb residences and take a wilder section of the Canal than the day before. The path is often narrower. You will finally arrive in Carcassonne, a beautiful fortified town. The Cité, a medieval jewel, remains lively throughout the season.

Overnight in a hotel***.
Approximately 43 km

4
Carcassonne

End of trip after breakfast.

Departure board

Every day except Saturday from early March to late October.

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Toulouse
End
  • Carcassonne
Accommodation
  • 3-star hotels in double rooms.
Number of people
  • From 2
Level of difficulty
  • Easy and flat paths. Distance: 40km a day.
Carrying
  • Luggage transfers by vehicle (1 per person) until the next stage.
Options
  • Single room : 225€
  • Bike hire (Hybrid) including delivery and collection at the end of your stay, 1 helmet, 1 front pannier, 1 rear pannier (20 litres), lock and repair kit. : 140€
  • Electric bike hire including delivery and collection at the end of your stay, 1 helmet, 1 front pannier, 1 rear pannier (20 litres), lock and repair kit. : 200€
Included
  • Nights in 3-star hotels
  • Breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Maps and topographical guides on our application (a smartphone is required)
  • Local telephone assistance
Not included
  • Transfer to the meeting point and from the dispersal point
  • Bike hire
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Everything not included in the price
  • Train travel (approximately €20 from Carcassonne to Toulouse).

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