Your Journey

Explore Europe’s largest fortress, lively local markets and atmospheric abbeys.

Set sail on a personalised, intimate journey through the glorious landscapes of France. Aboard Alouette, enjoy carefree bliss and epicurean indulgence as you glide along the scenic Canal du Midi. Explore time-honoured landmarks and a lively Mediterranean buzz as you cruise towards the great medieval fortress of Carcassonne.


  • Table d’hôte meals and complimentary beverages
  • All excursions including exclusive use of the onboard bicycles alongside the river
  • Private guide
  • We provide a return transfer service to and from our luxury boat within France and Geneva



Cruise to Capestang. Visit Fontfroide Abbey.

Cruise to Le Somail. Visit Minerve.

Cruise to Le Somail. Visit Narbonne.

Cruise to Homps. Visit Lagrasse.

Cruise to Trèbes. Visit Carcassonne.

Carcassonne. Disembark

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0845 077 2222

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