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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Enchanté' - Canal du Midi 2020


7 days from $6,250

Limited to 8 guests

Offer

Savings available on select cabin or charter dates. Contact A&K for details.

Cruise the Canal du Midi in contemporary style, exploring the memorable walled city of Carcassonne; partaking of wine and olive oil tastings; and absorbing the beauty of Lagrasse, where you enjoy lunch at an auberge overlooking Corbières idyllic, vineyard-covered hills.
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Vessel Information

100 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 8 in 4 queen/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

Salon with stereo system and assortment of CDs

Sun deck, partially covered for al fresco dining, with spa tub

Bicycles provided

Internet access (limited in some areas)

All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included

Deck Plan
Day 1
SUNDAY

Meet in Narbonne, where you are escorted to 'Enchanté' for your Canal du Midi cruise. A welcome reception awaits, followed by dinner on board.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

Visit L'Oulibo, a cooperative olive press, where you can sample the famous Lucques olive oil. Continue to Minerve, a fortified village with a strategic perch above the river. Its ancient medieval castle is a monument to the Cathar martyrs.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

Narbonne was once home to the Visigoth monarchs. Explore this bustling canal-side town, stopping at the Archbishop's Palace and the indoor market. You have time to shop or just enjoy the relaxed ambience. After lunch back on board the barge, relax during a leisurely cruise to Homps.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

An excursion this morning takes you to an eighth-century Benedictine abbey nestled in the village of Lagrasse. Awarded the title of “most beautiful village in France,” Lagrasse is home to many artisans who have set up workshops in the medieval center. Sample local cuisine when you have lunch ashore at an auberge.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
THURSDAY

Your excursion into the Languedoc includes family-owned Château Saint Jacques d'Albas. Learn about winemaker Graham Nutter's organic approach to managing the vines during a special presentation and tasting.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

Explore Carcassonne, the most complete medieval fortified city in existence today. Dating back to the Gallo-Roman era, Carcassonne has 52 watchtowers, a portcullis and an extraordinary repertoire of defenses that made it resilient to the many armies that tried to storm it. Return to 'Enchanté' for a celebratory farewell dinner.

'Enchanté'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

After breakfast, transfer to Narbonne, where your journey ends.

Meals: Breakfast

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.

Book a 2021 cruise at 2020 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2020. Contact A&K for details.


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • Departing Every Sunday Between Mar 22 - Apr 19, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,250
    Single Supplement
    $2,300
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $47,200
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Apr 26 - Jul 12, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $7,150
    Single Supplement
    $2,600
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $54,200
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 19 - Aug 23, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,250
    Single Supplement
    $2,300
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $47,200
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 30 - Sep 27, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $7,150
    Single Supplement
    $2,600
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $54,200
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 4 - 25, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,250
    Single Supplement
    $2,300
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $47,200
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age for Individual Travel is 12 years.

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 6-7 guests.

Culinary, family, golf and wine theme cruises available for Private Charters (supplements may apply).


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Offers subject to availability and may be withdrawn at anytime.


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