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Curates Egg of a holiday on Canal du Midi

This was a family holiday with 6 members ranging from 82 to 17. 3 of the group had done... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne B
,
Wirral UK
Birthday celebration

Four of us combined a stay at the Hotel de la Cite in Carcassonne followed by a week cruising on... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
John N
,
Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“lounge area” (2 reviews)
“canal du” (2 reviews)
“le somail” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Meilhan-sur-Garonne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a family holiday with 6 members ranging from 82 to 17. 3 of the group had done narrowboat holidays 3/4 times previously in the UK. Minervois only have one base so routes have to be circular. We did lots of preplanning on routes...More

Thank Joanne B
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Four of us combined a stay at the Hotel de la Cite in Carcassonne followed by a week cruising on Canal de Midi. I spent time researching the various companies offering canal cruising opportunities and finally decided on Minervois Cruisers as this company has a...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

What a fantastic holiday! We are so pleased that we booked with Minervois, as the service could not have been better. Emily and her team were great, friendly and helpful. We were collected from Carcassone on time and had a full tour of the boat...More

Thank SusanBOxford
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We wanted to travel on the Canal, having been on a barge holiday in the U.K. So we decided to use Minervois Cruisers. Emily picked us up from Bezier airport for a taxi fee and took us to the barge. The barge was well painted...More

1  Thank annemarieandmike
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We are not "boaties" and this lack of knowledge and experience was a severe disadvantage. that said the manager at Meilhan, Mike, was excellent and extremely helpful. Without his introduction and guidance to pass the first lock it is doubtful we would have gone very...More

Thank Philippo A
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

we hired a "narrow boat' from Minervois Cruisers, using their base at Meilhan sur Garonne, ( roughly half-way between Toulouse and Bordeaux). the narrow boats are based on the traditional "barge" type boats used on the canal 100 years ago, but they are modern boats,...More

2  Thank paul g
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