Canal du Midi Wine Cruise & Oyster Lunch

We start this fabulous tour with a visit to one of the best independent olive producers in Languedoc where excellent oils are produced using local olive varieties. We will learn how the olives are grown and harvested and made into oil. This is followed by a tasting of oils and olives including the Rolls Royce of all Olives the Lucques variety.

From here we take the short drive to the village of Le Somail one the prettiest ports along the Canal du Midi where we join our boat for a 1 hour private cruise and along the way we will entertain with you a delicious tasting of Languedoc wines and tell you the story of the Canal.

A wonderful Canal du Midi wine tour! If you need more convincing, check out our video:

Lunch will take place at a hidden spot that we particularly love and is the perfect place for one of our gourmet outdoor lunches and afterwards we will visit the beautiful village of Minerve for a short stroll.

We finish our day with a visit to one of the finest wine producers

This is a tour for oyster lovers as next we take a drive through the city of Narbonne to reach the village of Gruissan oystersand our favourite oyster venue with views out over the salt pans. Here we will enjoy a 3 course seafood lunch and you can take your pick from the menu and enjoy your oysters cooked or fresh. Whichever you choose you will enjoy the relaxed mood of this oyster bar and marvel at the colour of the sea water in the salt pans ranging from pink to purple.

Our final visit of the day is to one of the finest wineries in the region where we will taste both red and white wines. The white wines include an ancient grape called Bourboulenc which nearly disappeared but here is nurtured and blended with other varietals to produce some of the finest white wines in the South of France

This Prestige & Private Tour ranges from €780 for 2 people to €1270 for 8 people.

What’s includes:

  • Olive oil tasting
  • Wine tasting cruise on the Canal du Midi
  • Seafood lunch with wine
  • Winery visit
  • Pickup and transport

How to Book

This Prestige & Private tour is available any day of the week. To book this tour please complete the form below and let us know how many people are in your party and the date(s) you prefer or email wendy@vinenvacances.com or call Wendy on +33 (0)6 42 33 34 09

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