2 hours cruising discovered in return :
Departure from Homps, passing the
bridge of Jouarres (1730), crossing the lock of Jouarres (height 4 metres),
passing the bridge of the Métairies du Bois (built at the end of the 17th
century), passing the Relais de la Dinée stage for the post boat, crossing
the aqueduct of Argent-Double (1688), you will see the magnificent stone spillway
of Argent-Double (1693), passing the bridge Pont Neuf (1788), and return to the
port of Homps. During the trip we comment the story of the Canal, the working
of the locks, the fauna and the flora, the technological evolution in the construction
of the bridges and the utilisation of the Canal today.
From 15 to 29 passengers : 12,20€/person
From 30 to 65 passengers : 11,60€/person
Hiring of the boat in
exclusiveness (until 65 passengers) : 522 €.
Spoken languages :
German, Netherlander, Spanish, English and Catalan
of the boat :
Capacity from 15 to 65 passengers
at most. (45 passengers inside,
20 passengers outside)
Bar(tea coffe..) on board (no alcohol).
on request for business committees, associations, marriages, anniversaries, etc....
"Les Arbousiers" on the bank of the Canal in Homps, Phone :
04 68 91 11 24
at the port of Homps Phone : 04 68 91 14 04
Restaurant du Minervois
at Olonzac Phone : 04 68 91 20 73
Relais Chantovent in Minerve Phone :
04 68 91 14 18
Restaurant La Grange at
Bise-Minervois Phone :
04 68 48 18 90
of interest in the area within 10 km :
Minerve at 12 kms of Homps,
picturesque village which overhangs the river Cesse.