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Les 4 Ecluses Saint-Roch

Chemin Saint-Roch, 11400 Castelnaudary, France
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The only way into Castelnaudary by boat!

If you're coming upstream by boat you have to pass this staircase of locks. No problem. The lock... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Alan P
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Carcassonne Center, France
The 4 locks Saint-Roche

There's nearly a hundred locks on the Canal de Midi between the Mediterranean Sea and Toulouse. You... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
KremlinGremlin
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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16 May 2018
“The only way into Castelnaudary by boat!”
30 Aug 2017
“The 4 locks Saint-Roche”
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

If you're coming upstream by boat you have to pass this staircase of locks. No problem. The lock keeper is quite helpful and less than an hour should get you up to the main basin, where there are plentiful moorings and a nice town to...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

There's nearly a hundred locks on the Canal de Midi between the Mediterranean Sea and Toulouse. You can see four of them in Castelnaudary. Worth a detour to see these ancient locks still in operation some 350 years after the Canal was built.

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Castelnaudary is a charming little place to visit. The lock system is ancient yet works perfectly ok. A stroll around the canal area builds up a healthy appetite. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is one of the two sets of multiple locks (4) along the Canal du Midi. It is fascinating that they date to the late 1600's. Well worth a quick visit while in the village of Castelnaudary.

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