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Canal du Midi, Castelnaudary to Carcassonne

Reference - CM401S/CM401C

Cycle the historic and legendary Canal du Midi route to the medieval city of Carcassonne. A must for cycle tourists!

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Castelnaudary and Carcassonne by bike

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Canal du Midi is a must-see cycling route. This stay invites you to discover Castelnaudary and the medieval city of Carcassonne while walking along the canal. You can move away from the towpath to discover the treasures of this region with its unique charm.


Points of interest of the stay:

  • The medieval city of Carcassonne
  • The Canal du Midi
  • castelnaudary

Day 1 - Arrival in Castelnaudary


Installation at the hotel and handling of the bikes.
Night at the hotel.


Day 2 - Castelnaudary to Carcassonne - 40 Km

You leave Castelnaudary via the imposing St Roch lock with its quadruple basin and do not hesitate to take the cycle path to Bram. Between Bram and Carcassonne, you walk along the Canal du Midi to the medieval city, listed as a Unesco World Heritage site, it contains all the architecture of the Middle Ages. It is surrounded by two enclosures 3 km long and protected by 52 towers. The lower town is a medieval fortified town pleasant to discover. Night in Carcassonne.


Day 3 - Visit of Carcassonne and the city

Self-guided tour of the city of Carcassonne, a true medieval gem. If you wish, it is possible to do a loop circuit that day.
Night in Carcassonne.


Day 4 - End of the tour


End of services after breakfast.

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General informations :

  • 5 days and 4 nights
  • Standard version accommodation comfort level: 3 * (local standards)
  • Comfort level of the comfort version accommodation: 3 and 4 * (local standards)
  • Child rates: contact us

The dates :


Departure every day from April to October 2024

high season in July and August


Included :

  • Free online tour
  • 3 nights in hotels
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Luggage transportation
  • access to our hiking application Respire Voyages with day by day itineraries
  • Assistance in case of breakdown (except puncture)

Not included :

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • Visits other than those included in the program
  • Tourist tax to be paid on site

The options :

  • VTC or VAE rental
  • Half board
  • Transfer back to the starting point
  • Additional night (s) at the start or end of the tour
  • BicyPack
  • Theft insurance for the rented bike
  • cancellation insurance


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Ground :

Flat, roads and rolling paths. Program with 90% of cycle paths. Some delicate passages, branches, grass, brambles, not recommended with a trailer or with a child under 12 years old.


Weather :

Very shaded, mild sun, a little wind, pleasant temperatures.



35 to 52 km of hiking per day, or about 3 to 4 hours of cycling.
Easy to follow route, along the canals.



- Bike guide on the Canal du Midi
- Bike guide on the Canal des 2 Mers (Chamina)


Additional nights :

An additional night is offered to you at the start and end of your stay.
It is also possible to book an extra night in Toulouse as well as train tickets from Toulouse to Castelnaudary. This trip is possible between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m (price: around 15 € per ticket).


Food :

Breakfasts: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, butter, bread, jam, orange juice) or buffet.
Lunches: not included
Dinners: Half-board option, at the hotel or restaurant nearby. (Starter, main course, cheese or dessert.)


The bike :

- Rental bicycle: If you rent a bicycle, it will be returned to you at the hotel. A security deposit will be requested.
At the end of the tour, you will have to leave this bike at the last hotel and notify reception. We will take care of his return.

- Personal bike: We do not recommend bikes with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off.
At the end of the tour, you will need to take care of your own bicycle.



Assistance in case of breakdown (except punctures for which we do not intervene).



Return transfer by minibus:

We can bring you back to the starting point by minibus with bike and luggage see the "return transfer" price the price is per person based on 2 to 6 people.



They are transported by a courier or by our team and limited to one piece of luggage by person (max. 20 kg).


Roadbook :

Delivery of the travel book by post, in dematerialized version or at the first hotel. This notebook includes detailed maps and a description of the routes and vouchers for hotels and restaurants as well as labels for luggage.


Transport :

- By train: TGV to Toulouse.
- By road: A10 and A62 motorways: Paris - Bordeaux - Toulouse
(take direction city center when arriving in Toulouse)
- By plane: TOULOUSE BLAGNAC international airport
- Taxi: A trip between Blagnac and the city center costs around € 50.


Parking :

A parking space is possible at the first hotel, payable locally.


Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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Depature day 2024 *



Extra night before departure *

Extra night end of the tour

Bike rental *

Theft insurance *

Assurance annulation (conditions)"/>


Bike the helmet

(+ 12.00 €)

Extra dinners

(+ 110.00 €)

Half board comfort version

(+ 125.00 €)

Transfer by train

par personne (+ 13.00 €)

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