Theme Cruise Supplement: TBA (depending on options selected i.e professional cycling guide and upgrade of bicycles)
Biking Cruises for charter groups are tailor made based on your preferences and requirements: Days of Cycling, Distances, Guided or Non Guided, Type of Bikes. Below is a sample itinerary, combining bike outings and guided excursions:
Sunday, Day 1 Homps
Guests are met at Beziers,Narbonne or Carcassonne, and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Clair de Lune. The crew welcomes you on board with a glass of chilled champagne and canapés.
Time for your first dinner on board.
Monday, Day 2 Homps to Argens
After breakfast, morning cruise to Argens: Bike outing during the cruise.
After lunch, your guide will accompany you to Carcassonne, the restored and most complete medieval fortified city in existence today, dating back to the Gallo Roman era. With its 52 watchtowers, portcullis and extraordinary repertoire of defences, it resisted the many armies that tried to storm this Camelot setting. You can walk the ramparts and step back in time dinner on board.
Tuesday, Day 3 Argens Le Somail
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic cruise to Le Somail.
After lunch onboard, a flexible cycling afternoon awaits you, with different route options: Le somail to Narbonne (24km), or through the Minervois region (46 Km).
Dinner on board.
Wednesday, Day 4 Le Somail to La Croisade
After breakfast, we drive you to the beautiful city of Narbonne, a Roman Mediterranean capital where the Visigoth monarchs once lived. Enjoy the Archbishop’s Palace and Roman Horreum and explore the indoor market – les Halles de Narbonnes - at the hub of this bustling town where you will have time to shop or simply absorb the relaxed atmosphere. Then we enjoy lunch in a typical French restaurant close to Les Halles.
After returning to Clair de Lune, a relaxing afternoon cruise to La Croisade (with bicycling opportunities along the towpath). Dinner on board.
Thursday, Day 5 La Croisade to Capestang
Morning cruise to Capestang and lunch on board.
Cycling routes in the afternoon from Capestang include an easy 30km loop as well as more challenging options, depending on your level & preference.
Friday, Day 6 Capestang to Beziers
In the morning we embark on our final cruise, to arrive at the delightful town of Beziers, where you will have lunch onboard.
Afternoon visit to the Oppidum d’Enserune, a two-thousand year old hilltop archeological city-site located near of the mooring, and a private wine-tasting will make this day even more memorable.
Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.
Saturday, Day 7 Beziers
After breakfast, guests are transferred by private chauffeured minibus to their choice of location in Beziers, Narbonne or Carcassonne.
On alternate weeks the cruise will be in the reverse direction. This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change
Alternative Pick Up and Drop Off locations available upon request