Homps - Marseillan - Homps

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St. Gilles, Camargue, France, cruising area, map

Basic information

  • Cruise length: 190 km
  • Trip duration: 7 days
  • Type of cruise: there and back 
  • Number of locks: 38

Combine the classic Canal du Midi with the experience of the Camargue. Enjoy the beautiful villages, the many restaurants and the crystal clear waters of the Etang de Thau in the heart of the Camargue. Enjoy a fabulous meal in the port of Marseillan, home of the French Noilly Prat.

Camargue is a perfect destination for beginners too. There's something for everyone - you can swim in the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, and see lots of wildlife, including over 400 species of birds. Binoculars will definitely come in handy. You will find ancient fishing ports in the towns of Aigues-Mortes and Sète. The road along the Canal du Rhône à Sète is full of natural salt lakes and reeds.

Regional events

  • Enjoy the beautiful sunny weather that lasts until October
  • Cruise without locks on the Etang de Thau
  • The beautiful beach resorts of Palavas-les-Flots, Carnon, La Grand-Motte and Le Grau-du-Roi
  • Ancient harbours, fishing villages and historic towns to see when you visit Aigues Mortes, Marseillan, Le Grau du Roi and Bouzigues
  • The area is a haven for wildlife - the Camargue is the only flamingo nesting site in all of France
  • Visit the home of aperitifs in Muscat de Frontignan and Noilly Prat in Marseillan
  • Enjoy fabulous seafood, especially oysters

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