Canal du Midi


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Ca·nal du Mi·di

(kä-näl′ do͞o mē-dē′)
A canal in southern France, about 240 km (150 mi) long, connecting the Garonne River to the Gulf of Lion near Montpellier. Completed in 1681, the canal permitted shipment of goods between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, bypassing the Iberian Peninsula and Gibraltar.
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Fast forward through half a lifetime and - happy days - that some day is now, and as we make our leisurely way south though France, the Canal du Midi awaits.
Fast-forward through half a lifetime and - happy days - that some day is now, and, as we make our leisurely way south though France, the Canal du Midi awaits.
In this final leg, the five are on the Canal Du Midi, near Beziers, heading straight into red wine country, which they're optimistic about.
The purpose of lot 1 is to provide advice and assistance to vnf for loyalty and fundraising to the general public for the replanting project of the canal du midi.
The August 14th departure of the 8-passenger Anjodi, based on the Canal du Midi, includes a visit to Aqualand Cap D'Agde, a popular family water park.
Tour highlights u A guided walking tour of historic, walled Carcassonne u A full day visit to majestic Avignon and the stunning Roman Pont du Gard u Canal du Midi cruise u Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager u Five nights' three-star bed and continental breakfast accommodation, return flights and transfers
Steer it up the famous Canal du Midi (you'll be shown how to do it) and bring it back a week, and lots of locks, later.
Some of the most famous canals wind through the gorgeous wine-making areas of Sancerre, Chablis and Cotes du Rhone, while the historic 17th century Canal du Midi links the Mediterranean to the Atlantic through a 360-km network of waterways.
Its most famous son is Pierre–Paul Riquet, the genius who created the Canal du Midi which snakes close by with its colourful barges and cruisers.
Spring is a glorious time to visit and guests will be spoilt for choice for things to do [ETH] from relaxing on the sun terrace with a good book, enjoying a bbq and lively boules tournament in the grounds, taking a bicycle ride along the Canal du Midi or participating in the big Easter Egg Hunt taking place in the beautiful garden on Easter Sunday.