Discover history

Une croisière au fil de l’eau sur le Canal du Midi, chef d’œuvre de Pierre Paul Riquet, au départ de Carcassonne ou de Castelnaudary ?
Faite le choix du tourisme historique et découvrez autrement les richesses du pays occitan. 
Le Saint-Roch

Le Saint-Roch

Family river excursion

Cruise the Canal du Midi in shade of Ancient plane trees lining the banks of this historic canal. Our cruises highlight the history of the canal du...
Lou Gabaret and Helios Boat on “canal du midi”

Lou Gabaret and Helios Boat on “canal du midi”

Commented Cruises, pass through the locks on the Canal du Midi

The crew of the HELIOS and LOU GABARET CRUISE BOATS will give you their best welcome and will share their passion for the “Canal du Midi” with...
 Limousis cave

Limousis cave

The largest cave in the Cathar country

  travel to the time of prehistoric men The Limousis cave is a real journey back in time, frequented from the Neolithic by the cave bear whose...
Hautpoul

Hautpoul

Medieval Hilltop Village

Old “Cathar site”, historic cradle of the city of Mazamet. Ruins of castles and fortifications, viewpoints, medieval garden, Himalayan footbridge...
The reservoir

The reservoir

At the foot of the St-Ferreol dam, the Canal du Midi history

Located at the heart of the black mountain, the Saint-Ferréol dam has been the center of the Canal du Midi's water supply system since the end of...
Château de Puilaurens - Puilaurens Castle

Château de Puilaurens - Puilaurens Castle

A medieval fortress dominating the Boulzane Valley...

Strategically placed at 697m altitude on Mont Ardu, the Puilaurens castle rises up against the rocky overhang that dominates the village of...
Pennautier Castle

Pennautier Castle

Historical Monument and Grand Vignoble, Versailles of Languedoc

A unique illustration in Languedoc of the greatness of the 17th century, the castle was building in 1620. Visited by King Louis XIII who offered...