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Carcassonne

Canal du Midi (FPP)

A Unesco World Heritage site, Carcassonnes is one of the most interesting cities in the South of France.

Carcassonne FPP base
15. Quai Riquet
11000 CARCASSONNE

Base manager: Jean Guy Monier

Phone: 0033(0)7 85 45 64 55            E-mail: carcassonne@lescanalous.com

Shops, restaurant and hotel
all very close as the base is in the city centre

Local food
cassoulet with partridge, poultry gizzards, chocolates, ham, goose and duck

Attractions
the medieval city, the Country house St Pierre, the museum Reports of the middle Ages, the city of birds (flights of the largest raptors of the world)

ACCESS
By car:
 Highway  A61  exit 24 " Carcassonne-Est " follow «  Centre-ville  /  Gare   SNCF  ».
Car rental:  Avis. 52, rue Antoine Marty. 11000  Carcassonne
Airport:   Carcassonne  Airport ( 5km )
Toulouse –  Blagnac  31700 (100 km)
Train Station:   Carcassonne250m from the base
Taxi:  A.A.C.R.T .  - Station  Jardin   André   Chénier . 11000  Carcassone
www.toursud.com   Transfert  de  l’aéroport  de Toulouse -  Blagnac

Navigation on the South Canal

Built in the 17th century by Pierre-Paul Riquet with his famous round locks, this canal was classified "world wonder" by the UNESCO in 1996.
A true hydrolic museum, the South Canal combines a variety of sites and cultural richness which creates a unique experience. Along the 240km from Toulouse to the Thau Lake there is 61 locks, 55 aquaducts, 7 canal bridges and 126 bridges.