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Bordeaux to Carcassonne Cycling Tour 9-day Level 4

  • 4days
  • France

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Cycle from Bordeaux to Carcassonne in 9 days

The 'Canal des 2 Mers' link up the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. This cycle itinerary leads you along the Canal de Garonne from Bordeaux to Toulouse. Then, you will join the Canal du Midi, UNESCO World Heritage. Follow this ancient canal tow path, converted as a promenade and discovery space, to share with walkers and boaters to the magnificent medieval city of Carcassonne! 

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 8 nights with breakfast (double or twin room) in 2*/3* accommodation (3*/4* available on request)
  • 1 Dinner
  • Luggage transfer during the bike stages
  • Travel folder (per room) including colour maps, detailed route directions (FR/GB/DE) and tourist brochures 
  • City taxes
  • Hotline 7-days a week 

Not included in the tour:

  • Dinners (half-board 7 dinners 260 EUR)
  • Drinks and lunches
  • Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions 
  • Bike rental
  • Transfer to the starting point 
  • Solo traveller supplement 370 EUR (if you are the only traveller on the tour)

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • Car: From A10 to A630 highways, Exit No: 4 heading in the direction of Bordeaux centre
  • Train: From Paris : Paris Montparnasse train station to Bordeaux St Jean train station
  • Departure any day 1 March to 31 October

If you would like to rent a bike (130 EUR) or e-bike (230 EUR) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Hybrid bike 'Escape'

  • Male or lady frame
  • 21 speed gears equipped
  • 2 Rear saddlebags
  • Front bag
  • Repair kit (1 per booking)
  • Lock
  • Helmet

Electric assistance bike

  • Universal frame
  • 2 Rear saddlebags
  • Front bag
  • Repair kit (1 per booking)
  • Lock
  • Helmet

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Bordeaux

    For this first day, take your time to visit Bordeaux. Take a walk along the Garonne Docks. This city, World Heritage Site by UNESCO will fill you with enthusiasm for its quality of life, the green airy spaces, its gastronomy and its wine of course!

  • Day 2

    Bordeaux – Rauzan | 46 km

    Once the Garonne is crossed in Bordeaux, follow the bike path ‘Roger Lapébie’ (French cycle race) in the middle of vineyards and forest. This path uses an ancient railway track which leads you to the heart of the ‘Entre-deux-mers’. Continue on to reach your accommodation in Rauzan, a medieval village overlooked by its castle and donjon.

  • Day 3

    Rauzan – Marmande | 69km

    Leaving Rauzan along the bike path and arriving in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne, a fortified village from the 13th century. Follow the itinerary by small countryside routes, before joining the Canal des-deux-mers in La Réole, a small village overlooking the Garonne. Then follow the Canal to Marmande, the tomato capital city!

  • Day 4

    Marmande – Agen | 64km

    When you reach the canal follow it arriving in Agen. Make two stops that are 'must-see'. The first at ‘Le Mas-d’Agenais’ with the church St. Vincent, pearl of the French Renaissance and the ‘Christ on the Cross’ from Rembrandt. The second one in Damazan, a fortified village from the 13th century. Then you will arrive in Agen by one of the longest canal-bridges.

  • Day 5

    Agen – Moissac | 43km

    The river run, this stage continues passing through Valence d’Agen, a medieval village with a rich cultural and natural heritage. You will find a warm welcome for cycling tourists arriving in Moissac, an unmissable stage of the St Jacques de Compostelle pilgrimage. Visit the ancient Benedictine abbatial church, its cloister and the church tympanum is one of the greatest from the Romanesque Art.

  • Day 6

    Moissac – Toulouse | 68km

    During this last stage, enjoy the quietness of the canal before joining the lively and well-known “Ville rose” - pink city of Toulouse. The villages are warm and opening welcoming you for lunch breaks or just to relax. You arrive in Toulouse, away from the traffic, via the Canal du Midi. A visit to the town centre is a must! Walk around the well-known ‘Place du Capitole’, the Basilica St Sernin, the Jacobins’ monastery.

  • Day 7

    Toulouse – Castelnaudary | 66km

    ‘The pink city’ famous for its numerous brick constructions, opens the doors of the ‘Canal du Midi’. Then, you will start your stage by crossing the ‘Lauragais’ country with its numerous farms where ducks and geese enjoy a peaceful life, swimming cyclists along the canal. Moreover, it is also a land of well being and gastronomy. Then, Castelnaudary, famous for its ‘Cassoulet’ , will welcome you and invite you to taste its local cuisine

  • Day 8

    Castelnaudary – Carcassonne | 43km

    In the heart of the Cathar country, discover the manifold traces of their crusades, which will guide you towards Carcassonne and it's impressive medieval city. Classified as world heritage by UNESCO, you can admire one of the most beautiful fortifications of Europe.

  • Day 9

    Departure during the day

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Oct 09 2021 Oct 17 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 10 2021 Oct 18 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 11 2021 Oct 19 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 12 2021 Oct 20 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 13 2021 Oct 21 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 14 2021 Oct 22 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 15 2021 Oct 23 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 16 2021 Oct 24 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 17 2021 Oct 25 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 18 2021 Oct 26 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 19 2021 Oct 27 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 20 2021 Oct 28 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 21 2021 Oct 29 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 22 2021 Oct 30 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 23 2021 Oct 31 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 24 2021 Nov 01 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 25 2021 Nov 02 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 26 2021 Nov 03 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€
Oct 27 2021 Nov 04 2021 10 Single rooms 1,988€
Double rooms 1,444€

Car rental in France

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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