Accommodations & Amenities View Deck Plan

Accommodations
  • 100ft long, with 6’6” – 6’10” ceiling height throughout
  • 4 Cabins, all 165 sq ft, 6’6” ceiling height
  • Choice of one queen or two twin beds
  • Ensuite Bathrooms with shower
  • Ample storage space in cabins
  • Salon and dining area
  • Demonstration kitchen – watch your chef prepare gourmet cuisine
  • Deck with canopy
  • Outdoor dining space and seating
Amenities
Chauffeured Guided Sightseeing
Chauffeured Guided Sightseeing
Daily Housekeeping
Daily Housekeeping
WiFi (service fluctuates)
WiFi (service fluctuates)
Private Chef
Private Chef
Open Bar
Open Bar
Bicycles and Helmets
Bicycles and Helmets
Air Conditioning/Heating
Air Conditioning/Heating
Hair Dryer and Toiletries
Hair Dryer and Toiletries
Bathrobe
Bathrobe
Safe
Safe
Hot Tub on Deck
Hot Tub on Deck
Iron and Ironing Board (on request)
Iron and Ironing Board (on request)
Sound System
Sound System
220 volt outlets
220 volt outlets

Itineraries

Travel from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes on the Canal du Midi
*Your cruise could operate in the opposite direction. Please consult with us before making any arrival or departure plans.

Bicycling Opportunities:
Adequate 
 (Bicycling is completely optional.)
Sunday
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Welcome Aboard
Travel: Arrival to Salleles d’Aude, cruise to Le Somail
Meals: Dinner onboard

In the afternoon, you will be met by a crew member of the Enchante at the designated meeting point. From here, relax as you are chauffeured to the barge, moored nearby in Sallèles d'Aude. A traditional champagne welcome and introduction to the crew awaits you. Relax on deck as Enchante cruises to the enchanting village of Le Somail; then enjoy your first of many gourmet dinners onboard. After dinner, the hot tub beckons!

Monday
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Let's Go Truffle Hunting
Travel: Le Somail to Roubia
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

This morning, your Tour Guide chauffeurs you to Mas d’Antonin for a truffle hunt! Follow the expert truffle dogs searching under the oak trees to find the “black gold” which we can help to dig up and then sample, having judged the appearance, color, and, most importantly, aroma. A leisurely cruise this afternoon reveals more of the rustically beautiful canal. Drinks and dinner onboard end this delightful day.

Tuesday
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Market Day in Narbonne
Travel: Roubia to Homps
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

The morning begins with an escorted visit to Narbonne, a regional capital established in 118 B.C.E. as a Roman colony. A study of European history and local modernity thriving side by side, Roman ruins are presented in public spaces, while the lively Narbonne market reflects the region’s gastronomic bounty. Return to the barge for an afternoon cruise. Laze on deck, or explore the towpath's flora and fauna with a leisurely stroll. Try your hand at a game of boules before tonight's gourmet dinner is served.

Wednesday
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Winetasting at a Family-Owned Chateau
Travel: Homps to Puicheric
Meals: Breakfast & dinner onboard, lunch ashore

This morning, your Tour Guide escorts you to Chateau de Paraza for a private winery tour at this 17th century chateau. After sipping, swirling and savoring some of their fine wines, enjoy a private lunch in the chateau’s salon. Back on the barge, this afternoon's cruise is the perfect time to laze in the hot tub or socialize in the salon. Cocktails and canapes precede tonight's dinner party onboard.

Thursday
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Hilltop Village of Minerve
Travel: Puicheric to Marseillette
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

Begin the day with a visit to Minerve, named as one of the most France’s most beautiful villages. Encounter its Medieval history as a center of the Cathar rebellions against the Catholic Church. This afternoon’s cruise provides an excellent opportunity to walk or cycle from one lock to the next. Enjoy this evening's candlelit dinner onboard.

Friday
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Captivating Carcassonne
Travel: Marseillette to Trebes
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

This morning, your Tour Guide chauffeurs you to Carcassonne, a fortified Medieval fortress with a walled city. Explore the ancient castle and preserved ramparts to admire the mighty 53 Roman towers. Stroll the cobblestone boulevards into local cafes and specialty boutiques. Return to the Enchante for an afternoon cruise through picturesque vineyards and villages. Appetizers and aperitifs precede tonight's elegant gourmet repast at the Farewell Feast.

Saturday
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A Sad Farewell
Travel: Transfer from Trebes
Meals: Breakfast onboard

After breakfast, you will be chauffeured to the designated drop off point.

Please note: this is a sample itinerary which may be subject to change depending on local conditions.

Gourmet Dining

Lunch
  • Artichoke Hearts Topped with Eggs Benedict
  • Market Vegetable Sautee
  • Cheeses: Delice de Pommard and Neufchatel Cœur Fermier
  • Chocolate Mousse with Housemade Macaroons
  • A Selection of Coffees, Teas, and Biscuits
  • 1 Lunch Ashore Inclusive of the Cruise Rate
Dinner
  • Salad of Warm Goat Cheese in a Hazelnut Crust
  • Herbed Rack of Lam with Du Puy Lentils and Hericots Verts
  • Cheese: Morbier AOP Lait Cru and Fourme d’Ambert AOC
  • Brioche Pudding with Grand Marnier Creme Anglaise
  • A Selection of After Dinner Drinks
Wine
  • Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine de Nalys
  • Corbieres Chateau Haut Gleon
  • Corbieres Chateau La Voulte-Gasparet
  • Saint Estephe Chateau Tronquoy-Lalande
  • Corbieres Chateau Ollieux Romanis – Cuvee Prestige
  • Coteaux du Languedoc Chateau de Mire l’Etang – La Clape

Rates & Dates

Accommodation
Value Season
Regular Season
Private Cruise for 8 guests$56,500$64,500
Private Cruise for 7 guests$54,400$62,100
Private Cruise for 6 guests$52,300$59,700
Double Cabin (Per Person, Double Occupancy)$7,550$8,590
Single-Occupancy Supplement$2,800$3,200

2024 Dates

Italic Dates = Value Season
Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season

Month
Days
April7-13, 14-20, 21-27, 28-4
May5-11, 12-18, 19-25, 26-1
June2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 30-6
July7-13, 14-20, 21-27, 28-3
August4-10, 11-17, 18-24, 25-31
September1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-5
October6-12, 13-19, 20-26

Additional Details

Included in the rate
  • 6 nights/7 days in a cabin with a private bath
  • Round trip chauffeured transfers to and from a local meeting point
  • A dedicated onboard crew consisting of a Captain, Chef, Tour Guide, and Hostess
  • All meals onboard and ashore from dinner the first evening to breakfast the final morning
  • All wines served with lunches and dinners both onboard and ashore
  • Open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Daily escorted excursions including admittance fees
  • Unlimited use of onboard amenities such as bicycles and the hot tub
Not included in the rate
  • International airfare
  • Cancellation insurance – A Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) policy is recommended
  • Transport to and from the cruise region
  • Suggested crew gratuity of 5-10% of the cruise price

*All rates are quoted in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise noted

Accommodation
Value Season
Regular Season
Private Cruise for 8 guests$56,500$64,500
Private Cruise for 7 guests$54,400$62,102
Private Cruise for 6 guests$52,300$59,703
Double Cabin (Per Person, Double Occupancy)$7,550$8,590
Single-Occupancy Supplement$2,800$3,200

2025 Dates

Italic Dates = Value Season
Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season

Month
Days
April6-12, 13-19, 20-26, 27-3
May4-10, 11-17, 18-24, 25-31
June1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-5
July6-12, 13-19, 20-26, 27-2
August3-9, 10-16, 17-23, 24-30, 31-6
September7-13, 14-20, 21-27, 28-4
October5-11, 12-18, 19-25

Additional Details

Included in the rate
  • 6 nights/7 days in a cabin with a private bath
  • Round trip chauffeured transfers to and from a local meeting point
  • A dedicated onboard crew consisting of a Captain, Chef, Tour Guide, and Hostess
  • All meals onboard and ashore from dinner the first evening to breakfast the final morning
  • All wines served with lunches and dinners both onboard and ashore
  • Open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Daily escorted excursions including admittance fees
  • Unlimited use of onboard amenities such as bicycles and the hot tub
Not included in the rate
  • International airfare
  • Cancellation insurance – A Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) policy is recommended
  • Transport to and from the cruise region
  • Suggested crew gratuity of 5-10% of the cruise price

*All rates are quoted in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise noted

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