The Saint-Roch boat invites you to discover the Canal du Midi by enjoying the pleasure of sailing and a commentary on the history and creation of this exceptional work. Avec la possibilité de sortie à la demi-journée ou journée entière sur réservation et une capacité de 48 passagers, le bateau-promenade est idéal pour les groupes.
Sylvie et Detlef vous commenteront l’histoire de la création de cet ouvrage exceptionnel et des personnages célèbres qui ont contribué au succès de cette vaste entreprise. La faune, la flore, les biefs, les ouvrages d’art n’auront plus de secrets pour vous !
ENJOY THE RIDE
A one-hour trip will allow you to discver the view from the Grand Bassin on the city of Castelnaudary and its most beautiful monuments. You will sail along the marina where past cereals used to be stored before being loaded on the boats. You will then sail in the direction of Toulouse, in the shade of the plane trees before returning to the port.
Alternatively, a of two-hour trip will give you the possibility of continuing the first course (Grand Bassin, port of Castelnaudary) by completing throughout the lock of the Planque. You will discover how a lock works, with the opening of the gates allowing water to pass through, but also the marks on the stones of the craftsmen who built it.
contact saint roch
20 quai du port, 11400 Castelnaurady
+33 4 68 23 49 40
+33 6 62 03 49 40
In the surrounding area
Castelnaudary and its surrounding area offers a wide range of activities whether alone, as a couple or a family. Amongst the hills, on the paths, in the town, along the Canal du Midi... set off on an adventure on land, on the sea, or even in the air.
The Saint-Roch boat invites you to discover the Canal du Midi by enjoying the pleasure of sailing and a commentary on the history and creation of this exceptional work.
The medieval town
A piece of paradise in the heart of France, Castelnaudary is a located in the department of Aude, part of the Occitanie area. Come and meet the Chauriens and Chauriennes (Castelnaudary's inhabitants) to discover our rich historical heritage.
The black mountain
Thirty minutes from the famous city of Carcassonne, the Black Mountain is an ideal place for outdoor activities and hiking. Either on foot, by bike, on horseback or by motorcycle, you will fall in love with the Black Mountain!
The corridor of the Lauragais plains has known an intense traffic since the Neolithic period. It was used by one of the tin routes and then by the Via Romana of Aquitaine. Castelnaudary entered history in 1118 under the name of Castellum Novum Arri or new castle of Arri.
A strategic stronghold during the crusade against the Cathars, it enjoyed rapid growth between the 12th and 14th centuries before being burned during the Hundred Years War. It is besides at that time thant the worldwide famous Cassoulet was born!