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Port Lauragais

Canal du Midi (NIC)

Le domaine du grand BleuSituated halfway between Toulouse and Carcassonne , Port Lauragais is an excellent point of departure for anyone wanting to hire a barge on the Canal du Midi and discover the many treasures of the "Canal Royal du Languedoc", as it was known under Louis XIV’s reign.

The attractions:

  • Toulouse and its heritage
  • The medieval city of Carcassonne ( Unesco world heritage site)
  • The Canal du Midi (ranked as a Unesco world heritage site)
  • Castelnaudary, world capital of the delicious cassoulet

Port Lauragais Nicols Base
Port Lauragais
3129 Avignonet   Lauragais

Departure
Departure possible from 14h-18h
Please call the base 2 days before your departure to advise us of your arrival time.

ACCESS:

By car
From Toulouse:  A61 . Exit 20  Villefranche  Lauragais >  D813    Avignonet  Lauragais > Port  Lauragais ( 56km )
From Carcassonne; A61. Exit 21 Castelnaudary > D6113 Toulouse - Avignonet Lauragais > Port Lauragais (57km)

By plane
Toulouse-Blagnac  ( 56km )
Carcassonne-Salvaza  ( 55km )

By train
TGV  Toulouse  Matabiau  (45km)
TER Avignonet Lauragais (2,5km)

Taxi  
Taxi Lauragais: 33 (0)607 726 063
M. Manzato: 33 (0)609 335 400

Parking:
near "Fasthotel" : free

SERVICES:

Supermarket
Maison de la Haute Garonne - local product - Port Lauragais
"La Maison des Vins" - grocery's shop - Avignonet Lauragais (3km)
Spar / Super U / Aldi- Villefranche Lauragais (10km)

ATM:  Gas station - Port Lauragais (300m)

Restaurant:  La Dinee - Port Lauragais`
n°: 05 61 24 14 50

Hotel:  Hotel "Fasthotel" - Port Lauragais
n°: 05 61 27 17 12

TOURIST INFORMATION:
 
fluvial guide = 25 € 
Maison de la Haute Garonne: www.tourisme.haute-garonne.fr