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Other Bases in the South of France :
Agde - Carcassonne - Carnon - Colombiers - Fourques sur Garonne - Montauban

Homps - Small Picturesque Village

Small village of hardly 600 inhabitants, Homps is an old village gallo roman, located on the channel of the South in edge of Minervois and the wine soil of “the Double Money”.
After having eaten good products of the soil in small restaurant of the village, you will leave to discover the vestiges of the castle of the knights Malta and the Romance church of St Etienne and you will adventure in the city cathare of Minerve, surrounded by canyons which will offer many possibilities of excursions to you..

  • To see : vestiges of the castle of the knights of Malta, the church St Etienne, Carcassonne.
  • To taste : Red, white wine and rosy AOC Minervois, cassoulet, duck sauté au fitou, bread of the country cathare, mussel, oysters.
  • To know : Homps is with only 33km far away from the city of Carcassonne..
  • Very Favourite : the picturesque village of Minerve.

On the channel of the Rhone to Sète :

On a hundred kilometres, the channel of the Rhone to Sète crosses Languedoc and the Petite Camargue to reach the doors of Provence. Link between the channel of the South and the inland waterways of South-east. The channel of the Ponds, supplemented by the channel of Beaucaire, forms today the channel of the Rhone to Sète, which connects the pond of Thau and Sète, in Beaucaire.

On the channel of the South :

Built at the XVIIe century by Pierre-Paul Riquet with his famous round locks, classified «wonder of the world" by the UNESCO in 1996. True hydrolic museum, on the channel of the South combine variety of the sites and cultural richness. 240 kilometres length of Toulouse to the pond of Thau, it counts 64 locks, 55 aqueducts, 7 bridges - channels and 126 bridges.

From Homps : 

Mini- week

  • Homps - Carcassonne - Homps : 80 kms - 26 locks - 21 hours
  • Homps - Béziers - Homps : 122 kms - 8 locks - 21 hours

One week

  • Homps - Marseillan - Homps : 192 kms - 36 locks - 30 hours
  • Homps - Bram - Homps : 128 kms - 36 locks - 32 hours
  • Homps - Narbonne - Capestang - Homps : 70 kms - 28 locks - 25 hours
  • One way - Homps - Carnon : 143 km - 17 locks - 27 hours

Two weeks

  • Homps - Toulouse - Homps : 280 kms - 94 locks - 60 hours
  • One way Homps - Bram - Homps - Carnon : 216 km - 53 locks - 60 hours
 

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