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
There are around fifty kilometres between Naurouze and Carcassonne, a medieval town that is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This entire section of the canal is supplied with water from the Montagne Noire region.
Bief de partage, Naurouze
Grand Bassin and port in Castelnaudary
Saint-Roch lock in Castelnaudary
Bateau passant l'écluse de Castelnaudary
Bram lock and port
Bram - VNF
Carcassonne port and the canal’s new route
Canal du Midi à Carcassonne ©Vincent Photographie, ADT Aude
Fresquel locks and aqueduct
Ecluse de Carcassonne - Sylvain Cambon, VNF
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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.