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Intemporel Canal du Midi

Canal du Midi Hôtel Miradoir Portiragnes PlageIts classification as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on the 7th December 1996 has revitalized one of the oldest working canals in the world, now completely devoted to tourism. It stretches over 240 km, 20 to 24 m wide, at an average depth of 2 m.  There are 69 locks and 350 engineering works along its length to help navigation.

The Canal du Midi is the link between Portiragnes Portiragnes Village and Beach. Four miles of paved bike path connecting the village to the resort, allowing walkers and athletes to enjoy a unique landscape, surrounded by a unique natural area full of birds, bulls and Camargue horses.

The path that borders the entire length also allows for easy access by bike to discover exceptional works of the canal, located a few miles, that we start eastward towards Agde or the west to Beziers Rent a boat, barge rides or rides and cruises from Port Cassafières, he range is wide here to discover the Canal du Midi in its own way, depending on time available and budget. Portiragnes is the ideal base camp for visiting the most famous French canal, in the shadow of his famous peaceful plane.


Rent a bike in Portiragnes


The website of Reference (Philippe CALAS)


Canal du Midi and bikeway