Discover the magic of the Fonseranes locks

As one of the most iconic canals anywhere in the world, the Canal du Midi has long been a favourite for boating holidays in France. The magical canal runs from the famous city of Toulouse to the [...]

What is the best area for canal boats in France?

The industrial revolution in France brought about massive change rapidly and early on – similar to many other western European nations. One of the biggest byproducts of this was the [...]

Which is the best canal in France?

In a nation that is crisscrossed by numerous rivers, canals and other waterways, France is somewhat of a Mecca for canal boat enthusiasts. Yet, one question that constantly pops up to both the [...]

Where does the Canal du Midi start and finish?

One of the most famous and popular canal routes in France, the Canal du Midi has fascinated canal boat enthusiasts for decades. The age-old question people ask is “Where does the Canal du Midi [...]

Wind your way through the Canal du Midi to the Mediterranean Etang de Thau

Where is Etang de Thau lagoon? Etang de Thau, France lies in the south of the country, in the Hérault department of southern France. The lagoon is flanked by the Mediterranean Sea on its southern [...]

Discover the beauty of the Canal du Midi locks, villages and architecture

Nestled into the southern regions of Mediterranean France, the Canal du Midi has become one of the most popular waterways for holidaymakers looking for a boating holiday in France. And, it’s no [...]

Boost your Instagram feed as you cruise the French waterways

Fancy being one of the big influencers? Go cruising to find the best instagrammable sights on the French waterways and watch the ‘likes’ coming in!

Mystery on the waterways: Amandine and François, authors of the blog ‘Un sac sur le dos’

Globe-trotters Amandine and François, authors of the blog ‘Un sac sur le dos’, set off with Locaboat on a unique kind of mission along the waterways.

The writers of the blog ‘Un sac sur le dos’ give us their tips for the Canal du Midi

Our two travel bloggers, authors of 'Un sac sur le dos' give us a stage-by-stage account of the best, unmissable sights along the Canal du Midi.

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