Short-stay, affordable cruises on the Midi Canal
Hotel Barge Louisa, Canal du Midi, France

Hotel Barge Louisa is offering a promotional price for a whole barge charter for 4 lucky people.

Per person:
Euros 1,309
USD 1,504
GBP 1,000


Friday: Castelnaudary
You’ll be met in Carcassonne or Toulouse between 10am and 11am and taken by luxury car to ‘Louisa’ moored up in port. Champagne lunch in Castelnaudary; its beautiful grand basin is the largest port on the whole canal, with a wall of colourful houses looking onto the water. Explore the town for the afternoon.

Castelnaudary is the home of Cassoulet and you can choose this amazing dish as your main course for your first leisurely evening on board ‘Louisa’.

Saturday: Carcassonne

Breakfast French style – fresh breads & croissants, jams, ham and cheese, juice, fresh coffee and teas.

Cruise to Carcassonne and relax on deck, enjoy the sunshine and scenery as we travel slowly through lovely villages. Lunch will be served on deck. Carcassonne is a wonderful city with its fortified city, live music, street theatre, churches and castles.  Evening dinner will be served in Carcassonne.

Sunday: Carcassonne – Trebes
Another opportunity to visit Carcassonne, or relax on board Louisa. After lunch we will cruise leisurely toward Trebes, a beautiful sleepy little town, and the home of our wine cellar; this evening before dinner on board, there will be a wine tasting.

Monday: Trebes
Leisurely breakfast on board. Transfer to drop off point in Toulouse or Carcassonne between 10am and 11am.

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Great Savings on Hire-Boat Cruises

Book your 2015 holiday cruise in France before Tuesday 12th January and save 20% off ANY French destination and ANY departure date. Wow!

Valid on all boats offered by Le Boat except Visions, Mystiques and Royal Mystiques – on which you can still save 10%!

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Happy holidays!