Cycling the Canal Du Midi

Cycling the Canal Du Midi : Across Southern France from Toulouse to Sete

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A guide to cycle touring along the Canal du Midi in the sunny Languedoc region of southern France. The 240km main canal route, and the 37km Narbonne extension are described. Information is also given on short detours to sights close to the canal, and longer excursions into the surrounding countryside. Those planning a week-long cycling holiday should concentrate of the main canal and some of the short detours. Reasonably fit cyclists should be able to complete the canal and the excursions in two weeks. A stage-planning table is also included to make it easy to work out a different schedule to suit a particular timescale and ability. For each stage a route description with sketch map in included, together with details of terrain, availability of shade, ascent or descent made, maps needed, historical points of interest and information about places passed en route.

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 116 x 170 x 14mm | 240g
  • Cicerone Press
  • CumbriaUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st edition.
  • 24 colour maps
  • 1852845597
  • 9781852845599
  • 61,940

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About Declan Lyons

Declan Lyons brings a lifelong passion for cycling and touring to this guide. As a teenager in the 1960s, he explored the wilds of Connemara on a rusty three-speed Rudge bicycle. Since then, he has toured extensively in Ireland and further afield. He has cycled throughout France including regular trips from the Channel to the Mediterranean. Declan now lives next to the Canal du Midi, where he has spent the past decade exploring its history, culture and wildlife - accompanied by his wife, son and fellow bike enthusiasts.

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