Capestang - 5th - 8th April 2017

Discover the Canal du Midi

The Boat Show 2017

The Canal du Midi cruising companies are gathering in the South of France, in Capestang port from 5th-8th April 2017, for their 4th Boat Show.


Cruising barges and hire boats will be moored to provide a unique opportunity for visits during these 4 days. Past success has allowed us to attract additional partners (both private and institutional) involved in the touristic development and offering of our region L’OCCITANIE Pyrénées Méditeranée.


As a consequence, the boat show is growing and the port will also be organized as a large fair with numerous stands to accommodate tourist offices, Sud de France Cercle Prestige, CIVL wine producers , specialists in tourism around and along the canal du midi (guided tours, cycling, 2cv drives, wine tasting tours, cooking classes, etc.….).


On 6th and 7th, Privileged access to hotel-barges and self-drive vessels will be restricted to travel agents, tour operators, cruise wholesalers and other tourist trade professionals only, the 8th will be open to general public.


This is a perfect opportunity to discover the South of France canals and their often overlooked potential. Cruises on the Canal du Midi are varied: with or without crew, a couple of days or a whole week, self-catering or fully catered. All possible options will be represented as well as numerous pre and post barging destinations and activities.