Between 17 July and 24 September 2016, hotel barge Clair de Lune will cruise a new route on the 330-year-old Canal du Midi from Trebes to Naurouze.
To launch the new route, European Waterways are offering €3000 (AU$4660) off the charter price for all July & August 2016 departures for all bookings made by 15 February 2016.
Clair de Lune accommodates just six-passengers with a crew of four, including a gourmet chef. Features on board include a sun deck, spa pool, Wi-Fi, and six touring bikes.
The itinerary will include:
- Cruising across the Fresquel aqueduct
- Private tasting of sparkling wine in Limoux
- Tour of the old Cathar town of Castelnaudary, home of the classic French dish, cassoulet
- Tour of the medieval fortified city of Carcassonne
Rates for a six-night all-inclusive cruise, with all meals, fine wines, an open bar, daily escorted excursions and local transfers, are from €4190pp (AU$6500) sharing a twin/double cabin suite, or from €21,800 (AU$33,830) for a whole barge charter.