Mont Blanc Ascent

Firstly may I just say I absolutely loved the Mont Blanc trip, and when talking to the other climbers who had gone with other agencies, our trip had the best mix of mountain huts, walks and training, so thank you, it really was superb.

J Kamming | United Kingdom
 
 

Canal du Midi Cycle

The Canal du Midi was built by Pierre Paul Riquet in the 17th century, overcoming great obstacles to connect the Mediterranean with the Atlantic through the Garonne Canal. The best way to experience all facets of the canal is by bike. Stretching 240km from Toulouse to Sete, the canal travels through a landscape rich in architectural and cultural treasures. Discover the legends of the Cathars as you cycle to Carcassonne, one of Europe's most impressive medieval cities. Take in the pretty tree lined canal scenery with small villages to explore and a feast of culinary delights to sample each day. At days end your luggage awaits you in a range of specially chosen family run hotels and with the relaxed pace of the cycling there will be time for sightseeing or soaking up the atmosphere in a local café.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Toulouse
DAY 2 Cross the 'Lauragais' countryside to Castelnaudary (66km)
DAY 3 Cycle through Cathar country to Carcassonne (43km)
DAY 4 Rest day Carcassonne
DAY 5 Cycle between the Aude River and the canal to Homps (43km)
DAY 6 Cycle along the 'Canal de la Robine' to Narbonne (42km)
DAY 7 Trip concludes

traveller reviews

Homps was a highlight!
(Trip rated as excellent)

L Zimmermann Floreat, WA

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Trip Code: CDM
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  7 days
Activities:  Cycling
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price: £890.00 GBP

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Single Supplement £ 230
Single Traveller Surcharge £ 330
2 day extension to Agde £ 260
Single Supplement - 2 day extension to Agde £ 90
Single Traveller Surcharge - 2 day extension to Agde £ 130

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