The “Canal des Deux Mers”, comprising of the Canal de Garonne and the Canal du Midi, links the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, passing through the region of L’Occitanie – a veritable palette of colours and scents created by orchards and vineyards. On our cruise through Gascony along the Canal de Garonne, we visit medieval fortified ‘bastides’ such as Valence d’Agen, learn about and taste some of the region’s wonderful local products and pass picturesque villages and quaint farms.
This map represents a sample itinerary which is subject to change.
The 8 passenger Rosais the barge we chose to cruise this area. Her itinerary includes tastings of foie gras, local fine wines and Armagnac, together with guided tours of the places where they are produced. The cruise route also requires your captain to negotiate the amazing inclined water plane at Montauban and the 1000 foot aqueduct over the River Tarn.