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
Are you planning on exploring the Canal du Midi by bike? Maybe you'd like to hire a boat and sail along at your own pace? Or go on a cruise and just sit back and admire the scenery? How you experience the Canal du Midi is up to you...
Bike hire / organised cycling outings
Vélo le long du canal du Midi ©VNF, Sylvain Cambon
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.