Midi : Le Somail

Beneath the Southern sun

From the charming small port of Le Somail, cruise away to discover the Canal du Midi in the direction of Carcassonne or if your cruising time permits down to Narbonne close to the Mediterranean Sea.

You will cruise on the largest pound of France (52km without any locks) up to the Fonserannes staircase, situated close to the historical city of Béziers.

Cruise on for a few more kilometers and you will arrive, via Agde, at the Etang de Thau, renowned for its oyster beds...

The attractions:

Plenty of sunshine
Proximity to the Mediterranean
Historical sites (Roman remains)
Languedoc wines to accompany the specialties of the south-west
Canal du Midi: classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage

Our fleet:

  • Confort: NICOLS 900 DP– 1100 – 1350 B – 1350 VIP
  • Sedan: NICOLS  Primo - 1000 - 1170 - 1310
  • Riviera: RIVIERA 920
  • On-board pool

Our cruise suggestions:

1 week:

Le Somail / Agde and back
Le Somail / Trèbes (Carcassonne) and back
Oneway possible between Le Somail and Port Lauragais or Aigues-Mortes


  • Motorway A 61, A 9, Paris 770 km
  • Station: TGV Béziers et Narbonne (Paris-Toulouse ou Paris Montpellier)
  • Airport: Toulouse-Blagnac 148 km, Béziers 35 km, Carcassonne 56 km, Montpellier 150km