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Homps

Canal du Midi (LBO)

Base manager Donald Macphail welcomes you to Homps . The Canal du Midi makes cruising a perfect holiday at any time of year - the warmth of the Mediterranean sunshine and the dappled shade of the thousands of plane, cypress and pine trees that border its paths will entice you to its waters whatever the season.

Le Boat Homps base
Port Minervois
F - 11200 Homps

Base opening times
Monday - Sunday: 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:30

Late arrival
If you are going to be arriving at the base late, you will need to inform the base directly or the general sales office where you booked. When you arrive at the base there will be a note on the reception door informing you where your boat is. The boat will be left open with the lights on for you to stay on board that night. The base staff will do the full briefing the following morning.

Hotels and restaurants
Hotels
L'arbousier - 0033 (0) 468 911 124
En Bonne Compagne - 0033 (0) 468 912 316
Le Jardin de Homps - 0033 (0) 468 912 316

Restaurants
L'arbousier - 0033 (0) 468 911 124
Les Tonneliers - 0033 (0) 468 911 404
La Peniche - 0033 (0) 468 912 434
En Bonne Compagnie - 0033 (0) 468 912 316

Parking
Outside parking - Free of charge

Supermarket
In Olonzac , which is the next village along from Homps (10 minute walk) you will find the local supermarket.
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 20:00

There is also a supermarket in Homps town centre , which is also a 10 minute walk from the base.
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 06:30 - 20:30
Sunday: 07:30 - 20:30

Fishing
Fishing is allowed on the canal throughout the season. A fishing license is required and a holiday license can be purchased near to the base.

Vet
Pascal HERNU
2,rue Pierre Betorz  
34210  OLONZAC  
2km from the base

Travel information

By Road
From Calais

From Calais take A26 Auto route to Reims , then A4 to Chalon sur Marne , then A26 to Troyes , then A5 to Langres , then A31 to Beaune , then A6 to Lyon, then A7 to Orange, then A9 to Narbonne , then A61 to Lézignan . Leave Autoroute at junction 25. Then follow directions Lezignan Corbieres , When in Lézignan Corbieres follow ‘toutes direction’ until you pick up signs for Homps . In the village of Homps follow Connoisseur signs, after crossing canal turn first left then straight on you will find Connoisseur.
Road distance approximately 1150 kms 11.5 hrs.

From Toulouse
Take A61 and exit at junction 25 at Lézignan and follow directions as above.
Road distance approximately 150 kms 1.5 hrs.

Airports
Carcassonne - 45km
Montpellier - 130km
Perpignan - 90km

By Taxi
La Redorte
Tel – 0033 (0) 468 916 767
Fax – 0033 (0) 468 916 740
Email – taxi@aude.org

Car Rental
Avis
Service Station Total, RN113 , 11200, Lezignan Corbieres
Tel – 0033 (0) 468 272 077

LOV
Location Occitane de Vehicules , 20 Avenue G. Clemencaeu , 11200, Lezignan Corbieres
Tel – 0033 (0) 468 271 112

By Rail
Lezignan Corbieres - 12km
Narbonne - 35km
Carcassonne 45km