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Private Escapes Sale: 'Enchanté' - Canal du Midi 2021

7 days from $37,940 per charter was $54,200

Private Journey


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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.
2021 Enchante Deck plan

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

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

Meals: Dinner
Day 2

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5

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

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7

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.

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Prices are in USD, for an eight guest Private Charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

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  • Apr 25 - May 01
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Journey Details

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

Promotion begins Monday, November 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CT and ends Friday, December 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT. Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to availability. International and internal air are not included. Full payment is due at time of booking and is non–refundable. For barge private charters, prices apply to use of the entire barge up to the published maximum capacity and a deposit of 25% of the total charter price is due at time of booking and is non-refundable. These offers are not combinable with any other offer, discount or promotion. Other restrictions may apply.

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