Midi Pyrenees Private Luxury Cruise

Midi Pyrenees Private Luxury Cruise

Sunday: Our guide will come and pick you up
at around 4 pm .A champagne reception welcomes you on board Esperance moored in
Toulouse. You will have plenty time to settle in your bedroom before dinner .

Monday: A whole day sightseeing ! Visit of
Toulouse in the morning: We suggest a visit to the Musee des Jacobins,
Augustins and the fantastic town hall on Place du Capitol and the cathedral
Saint Sernin.
Lunch on board, and then, when you feel
ready, the car will take you to Montauban with a visit of the town with the
central Italian square, and the Pont Vieux over the River Tarn.

Tuesday: Morning cruise with lunch on the
move. Visit the lovely town of Albi and the Museum Toulouse Lautrec in the
afternoon. If time permits, we also suggest a stop at the impressive village of
Cordes sur Ciel and Gaillac.

Wednesday: Cruise to Mongiscard for lunch .
After the afternoon cruise a short drive into the hills to see the massive dam
built in the 1670’s by Paul Riquet to act as the principle reservoir to supply
the canal with water. There is also Riquet’s geyser that shoots the water up 70
feet in the air using the water pressure. We can also make a coffee stop in
downtown Revel whose town centre has a beautiful wooden market hall.

Thursday: Cruise to the "bief de partage" arrive at the Col de Narouze which is the summit level, or highest point
above the sea level on the Canal du Midi (600 feet). Before dinner you can
stroll through the park grounds to visit the octagonal basin and obelisk
dedicated to Paul Riquet, the builder of this magnificent 17
Century canal. From here the water divides to flow down to the Mediterranean
Sea to the East and to the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

Friday: A gentle cruise will take us through
several locks ,to arrive in the large basin overlooking the streetscape of
Castelnaudary. Castelnaudary is home of the famous Cassoulet dish of beans,
duck and sausage. If you wish we can find a nice restaurant to try this famous
dish !

Saturday: After a wonderful breakfast our
driver / guide will take you the train station  / Airport to get to your
next destination.

Full Boat Private Charter

Full Board

Half Board

For 6 guests



For 4 guests



For 2 guests



Half Board / Dine Around Cruise: This Half Board
meal option includes the first night’s dinner onboard Esperance, and all
breakfasts & lunches thereafter. The five other dinners will be at
passengers expense in authentic local restaurants along the route, all
carefully selected and recommended by your Captain, for a true regional
French dining experience.