Discover the Canal du Midi
The Canal du Midi is a navigable canal that has linked Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea since the 17th century. This work is exceptional, it is considered the largest construction site of the 17th century, it revolutionized transport. This vast project is on the initiative of Pierre-Paul de Riquet, he was a general farmer of tax dollars and a French entrepreneur. Since 1996, it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Canal du Midi is a must in the region!
The essentials of the Canal du Midi
On the route of the Canal du Midi, tourist sites stand out for their history, their beauty or their technical prowess. We recommend: the Négra lock, the town of Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, the Orbiel aqueduct bridge, La Redorte, Somail, the Fonseranes locks, the Orb canal bridge and the Onglous point.