Discover Toulouse’s Wonderful Waterways

October 04, 2011 at 17:39

There’s no better way to discover the wonderfully diverse region of Toulouse than having your own canal boat to get around. Let the tranquil Canal du Midi be your guide as you pass through vineyards, olive trees, quiet towns and some of France’s finest historical and cultural treasures.

Toulouse Tourism

Bathed in sunshine and mild temperatures throughout autumn time, a trip along the serene waterways of the South of France is a relaxing getaway for seasoned cruisers and beginners alike. As you sail from town to town, you can tailor your journey to be as cultural or leisurely as you like.

Toulouse to Carcassonne on the Canal du Midi

Your journey along one of the world’s oldest working canals from Toulouse will take you through many Roman and medieval towns until you eventually reach the ancient walled city of Carcassonne.

Here you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time as you wander through its narrow cobbled streets, quiet church squares and open air markets. The bars and cafes feel authentically French and the atmosphere is laid back and friendly.

Getting to the South of France couldn’t be easier. Flying there is quick and easy, and with many cheap flights to Toulouse available at Jet2, you could soon be setting sail along the beautiful Canal du Midi.