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Canal du Midi Golf Cruise with European Waterways

Canal du Midi Golf Cruise with European Waterways

£0 per person

6 Nights | 4 Rounds | Various dates June 2022 – October 2023 

Golf Travel Cruise presents this exceptional 6-night, 4-round golf, and sightseeing voyage through the sun-drenched Canal du Midi in southwest France.

This private charter holding a total of 8 guests on board the outstanding Hotel Barge Enchanté.

Enchanté is a hotel barge that offers an alluring blend of luxury and modernity.

She is a vessel that will charm any discerning traveller on her sedate journey through the Midi countryside.

This carefully crafted itinerary will also allow us 4 great golfing opportunities including the stunning Golf de Carcassonne, Golf de St Thomas, Lamalou-les-Bains Golf Course located at the foot of Mt Carooux by the River Orb, and finally a round of golf at Cap d’Agde.

This golf course is located in a colourful landscape created by one of the world’s most renowned architects, Ronald Fream

The hotel barge is tastefully furnished in a contemporary style, creating a bright, art deco atmosphere.

She has a large saloon with outstanding attention to detail, including an open-plan demonstration galley where guests can see their skilled chef at work.

On the lower deck, there is also a computer with internet connection for guests’ use, as well as the requisite Wi-Fi onboard.

The luxurious air-conditioned accommodation is in four equally spacious twin or double-bedded suites, the largest of any hotel barge on the Canal du Midi and all with superbly appointed en suite shower rooms.

Outside, the spacious sun deck boasts an alfresco dining area, a gorgeous spa pool and comfortable loungers to relax in while the countryside drifts slowly by.

SHIP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Private winery tour and tasting of fine Minervois wines
  • Tour Narbonne’s Archbishop’s Palace and experience the colourful market
  • Visit an olive oil press to sample the famous Lucques olives
  • Visit beautiful Lagrasse and its 8th-century abbey, with lunch in a stunning location
  • Tour of the medieval city of Carcassonne
  • Excellent opportunities for walking and biking. Biking Plus option available
6 Nights Tour
21+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Narbonne** - Narbonne**
  • Departure Time
    Embark / 3:00PM
  • Return Time
    Disembark / 9:00AM
  • Dress Code
    There is no specific dress code for daytime onboard.
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PORTS OF CALL:

  • Trebes, France
  • Puicheric, France
  • Homps, France
  • Roubia, France
  • Le Somail, France
  • Sallèles d’Aude, France

VOYAGE ITINERARY

Sunday, Day 1 Trebes

Guests are met in Narbonne** and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Enchante.
A Champagne Welcome awaits you, with the chance to meet your Captain and crew followed by dinner on board.

Monday, Day 2 Trebes to Puicheric

Fascinating morning tour of Carcassonne.
Dating back to the Gallo-Roman era, this is the most complete medieval 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.
Following a lunch cruise you will head to Golf de Carcassonne.
Challenging water obstacles and bunkers make this a tactical golf course for players of all levels. Dinner on board.  (18 holes, 5,800m, Par 71).

Tuesday, Day 3 Puicheric to Homps

Morning cruise under the shade of the plane trees which line the canal to Puicheric.
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.
We continue cruising to a picturesque mooring under the trees, a perfect opportunity to try your hand at boules followed by an alfresco dinner on board. (18 holes, par 72, 6130m).

Wednesday, Day 4 Homps to Roubia

This morning we play golf at Lamalou-les-Bains Golf Course located at the foot of Mt Carooux by the River Orb, this course with its three small lakes is flat, wooded, short, technical and most enjoyable.
Enjoy lunch ashore before returning to the barge for an afternoon cruise, we transverse the canal bridge l’Epanchoir, one of the many feats of engineering invented by Pierre Riquet for the Canal du Midi, to Roubia. Dinner on board.  (9 holes, 2,600m, Par 35).

Thursday, Day 5 Roubia to Le Somail

A morning cruise through vineyards and pine trees to the charming and historical village of the Le Somail, purpose-built for the Canal du Midi.
Take some time to explore the old bookstore of Le Somail.
Afternoon excursion to a wine tasting in the Saint Chinian, the first village of the region to receive the much envied French mark of approval for wines known as A.O.C. (Appellation d’Origine Controlée), teamed with an excursion to “Oulibo”, Occitan for olive.
This cooperative olive oil press is a great opportunity to sample the famous Lucques olive. Dinner on board.

Friday, Day 6 Le Somail to Sallèles d’Aude

This morning we enjoy a round of golf at 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.
Afternoon cruise through the series of locks and narrow bridges of the Robine Canal, built after the Canal du Midi to link Narbonne and the Mediterranean.
Cycle ahead and explore the village of Sallèles d’Aude, our final mooring. Captains Farewell Dinner on board.(18 holes, 6,301m, Par 72).

Saturday, Day 7 Sallèles d’Aude

After breakfast, guests are transferred by private chauffeured minibus to their choice of location in Narbonne**.
On alternate weeks the cruise will be in the reverse direction.
This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.
**Other locations are available for Private Charter bookings

Location

GOLF DE CARCASSONNE, SOUTHERN FRANCE

Located at the foot of the Medieval City since 1988, the Golf de Carcassonne offers its enthusiasts a superb panoramic view of the Pyrenees and the Black Mountain.
Its 18-hole course, all unique, perfectly matched the natural configuration of the site.
It spans nearly 5,800 meters of wide and slightly hilly fairways, making it accessible to everyone, twelve months a year.

GOLF DE ST THOMAS, BEZIERS, SOUTHERN FRANCE

This course offers various types of play: woods, hills, lakes and on some fairways a more classic approach.

LAMALOU-LES-BAINS GOLF COURSE, MT.CAROOUX, SOUTHERN FRANCE

The picturesque 9-hole Golf de Lamalou-les-Bains is nestled in the heart the Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Languedoc, a 30 minute drive from Béziers.
This lovely course can be played all year long and is suitable for all standards of golfer, all though precision shots are required.
After your round, you can enjoy a drink at the friendly clubhouse with panoramic views from the terrace with year-round sunshine.

CAP D'AGDE GOLF COURSE, AGDE, SOUTHERN FRANCE

With 27 fantastic holes the South of France does not offer much better.
Set with commanding views of the Med and surrounding vineyards, this challenging championship course is a great place to unwind.
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