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Cruise on the Canal du Midi in a vintage barge

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Carcassonne

Cruise on the Canal du Midi in a vintage barge - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Carcassonne

Canal du midi - Carcassonne

Welcome to the Canal du Midi ! We welcome you aboard our old merchandise barge, Le Haricot Noir, now refitted as a "sailing cabin". Our family of boatmen will guide you throughout your cruise and will assist you during your stay. For a budget equivalent or even less than a rental boat without a license (of the same capacity), let yourself be tempted by a cruise with all comfort and charm ! The layout of the houseboat for 12 people : - 3 twin cabins with private bathrooms - 1 double cabin - 2 cabins with bunk beds, sharing common sanitary facilities - a large living room, library lounge, tv - a kitchen : stove, fridge, freezer, dishwasher… - outside a spacious deck terrace with furniture - 6 bicycles provided (including 2 electric) - Navigation : About 4 hours a day, at the discretion of stopovers on the Canal du Midi, in the heart of Languedoc between Carcassonne and Agde, many nearby sites will be discovered. (City of Carcassonne, Minerva, Wine cellars, Aqueducts and remarkable works of the Canal) - Recreation : Idleness on board, swimming in rivers or sea, canoe trips, or simply walks, by bike, you will appreciate the surrounding nature. You can book for 6.8, 10.12 people - Length of stay : 7 days / 6 nights - Included in the price : - exclusive rental of the houseboat, - driving (provided by the crew of 2 pers), - the linen (sheets and towels), - 6 bicycles, - the fuel, - the insurance and expenses of stopover - Formula lodging (you make sure your meals) - Example of price for 12 pers in 2019 : May, June : 404 € per person, total € 5300 - July & August € 466 per person, total € 5600 - Optional : half board - € 199 per person. (For 6 breakfasts and 6 meals, the 2nd meal will be at the restaurant at your expense) - For more information or a quote on the dates that interest you, contact us at + 33 or email leharicotnoir @ gmail. Com - Or visit our website :


Cruise on the Canal du Midi in a vintage barge
6 days - 6 people
3900 €
6 days - 6 people
4300 €
6 days - 6 people
4550 €
6 days - 12 people
4800 €
From 28 july to 3 august 2019

Promotion enjoy -17% discount! For a week of cruising between Carcassonne and Béziers on the Canal du Midi.

From 11 to 17 august 2019

Promotion enjoy -17% discount! For a week of cruising between Carcassonne and Béziers on the Canal du Midi.


Pierre Gaudry
+33 6 86 40 66 66
+33 7 89 00 04 84
Languages spoken:

Practical information

EstablishmentPéniche Le Haricot Noir
Participants' profileAll ages
In detail

Before any reservation, contact us (by such on + 33 6 86 40 66 66) to check with us if your request is possible :

according to your dates :

1 / it is necessary that the place is available

2 / the place of embarkation and disembarkation will also be indicated according to our schedule

3 / if everything is ok, we will send you a booking slip (contract), a deposit or several down payments will then be requested ; and the balance of your stay must be received before the stay. All conditions are stated on our travel contract. You can pay by credit card and validate your cancellation insurance.

Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
PaymentCredit card, bank transfer
When sending our travel contract, we will send you by email a link that will allow you to access our bank and make your payments by credit card.

Opening times

From 15 april to 15 october
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From 15 april to 15 october
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Places of interest nearby

Tourist Office of Carcassonne (160 yd)
Cathedral Saint-Michel (300 yd)
Marina of Carcassonne (520 yd)
Le Dôme (600 yd)
Train station of Carcassonne (610 yd)
Le Chapeau Rouge (1060 yd)
Museum of Fine Art of Carcassonne (1230 yd)
Stadium Albert-Domec (1250 yd)
Church Saint-Nazaire (1370 yd)
Theatre Jean-Deschamps - Grand de la Cité (1450 yd)

Access itinerary

For 2019 the departure ports could be beziers or trebes (near Carcassonne) - the arrival ports could be trebes (near Carcassonne) or beziers

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Carcassonne Festival
Concerts and entertainment all summer long in an exceptional settingJuly 2019Carcassonne

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le 104
French cuisine18 € Carcassonne
French cuisine31 € Carcassonne
Le Clos Occitan
French cuisine25 € Carcassonne
La Grande Bouffe
Meat and Grills27 € Carcassonne
Bloc G
French cuisine22 € Carcassonne
Le Jardin en Ville
French cuisine27 € Carcassonne

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne
Visit to Saint-Hilaire Abbey
HikeEasy3h00Verzeille (6.2 mi)
The Wonders of the Cathar Country
Car itineraryEasy9h00Verzeille (6.2 mi)
Capitoul... capitelles and dolmens
HikeIntermediate3h10Villeneuve-Minervois (9 mi)
Versants of the Hard
HikeIntermediate5h30Cuxac-Cabardès (11.4 mi)
Roy Quarries
HikeEasy2h30Caunes-Minervois (11.9 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Hôtel Central
Hotel45 € to 255 € per nightCarcassonne
Au Royal Hotel
Hotel43 € to 83 € per nightCarcassonne
Hotel De La Bastide
Hotel49 € to 89 € per nightCarcassonne
ibis Carcassonne Centre
Hotel64 € to 106 € per nightCarcassonne
Hotel Astoria
Hotel49 € to 105 € per nightCarcassonne
Soleil Vacances Hotel les Chevaliers
Hotel79 € to 245 € per nightCarcassonne
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