Along the waters
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The originof the canal
350 years of history
A technological achievement
Shaping the territory
Life along the canal
Choose how you'd like to explore the Canal du Midi by boat! Would you like to sail at your own pace or go on an organised boat trip? Choose from the selection of service providers to either hire a boat or book a boat trip...
Boats and barges to hire without a permit
Passage d'écluse en bateau - VNF, Sylvain Cambon
Cruises, sightseeing boat trips, hotel barges
Vue aérienne des écluses de Fonserannes, Béziers © VNF, Victor Tonelli
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A site managed by Voies navigables de France in collaboration with members of the “Entente du Canal du Midi” and their tourist operators.