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Anjodi - Golf Cruise on the Canal du Midi

Le Somail to Marseillan

Sunday, Day 1 Le Somail

Guests are met at the **designated meeting point by the Captain and escorted by minibus to Anjodi, moored in the port of Le Somail. Champagne welcome followed by time to walk around the charming and historical village.  Dinner on board. 

Monday, Day 2 Le Somail to Pigasse

Fascinating morning tour of Carcassonne. Dating back to the Gallo-Roman era, this is the most complete mediaeval fortified city in existence today with its 52 watchtowers, portcullis and extraordinary repertoire of defences, which resisted the many armies that tried to storm this glorious Camelot setting. Enjoy Cassoulet in Carcassonne before golf at Golf de Carcassonne. Challenging water obstacles and bunkers make this a tactical golf course for players of all levels. Return to the hotel barge for a cruise along the shaded canal to Pigasse. Dinner on board.
(18 holes, 5,800m, Par 71) 

Tuesday, Day 3 Pigasse to Poilhes

This morning we play golf at Lamalou-les-Bains Golf Course, located at the foot of Mt Carooux, by the River Orb.  This course has three small lakes, is flat, wooded, short, technical and most enjoyable. Return to the hotel barge for a cruise along the pretty Canal du Midi to Poilhes. Dinner on board.
(9 holes, 2,600m, Par 35) 

Wednesday, Day 4 Poilhes to Beziers

A morning visit to Narbonne, a Roman Mediterranean capital where the Visigoth monarchs once lived. Enjoy the Archbishops Palace and Horreum. Explore the indoor market at the hub of this bustling town, where you will have time to shop or simply absorb the relaxed atmosphere.  Lunch ashore in Narbonne before returning to Anjodi to cruise across the aqueduct over the River Orb and then ascend the 7-lock flight of Fonseranes before reaching the worlds oldest canal tunnel at Malpas and then arrive at the picturesque village of Poilhes for our nights mooring. Dinner on board. 

Thursday, Day 5 Beziers to Portiragnes

After breakfast we cruise to Portiragnes where the Canal du Midi is at its closest to the Mediterranean. After lunch we golf at Golf de St Thomas. This course offers various types of play: woods, hills, lakes and on some fairways a more classic approach. Return to the hotel barge and enjoy an aperitif before dinner on board.
(18 holes, par 72, 6130m). 

Friday, Day 6 Portiragnes to Marseillan

Anjodi sets off through the famous round lock and then the nature reserve of Bagnas, with potential sightings of flamingos and other wild fowl before heading out onto the inland saltwater lake of Thau, past the oyster beds. After mooring in the fishing village of Marseillan, we transfer to Cap d'Agde. This golf course is located in a colourful landscape created by one of the world's most renowned architects, Ronald Fream. An outstanding and inventive course whose greens are jealously protected by bunkers that you will never forget. Captains Farewell Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6,301m, Par 72). 

Saturday, Day 7 Marseillan

After breakfast depart Marseillan by minibus and return to the **designated drop off point.
*Golf themed cruises are charter only. This sample itinerary and is subject to change. On alternate weeks the cruise is in the reverse direction. **Various pick up and drop off points are avaiable for charter groups.
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