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Pleasant enough

This is similar to many bridges along the Canal du Midi apart from the fact that it is the one with... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Bluebellplasnewydd
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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An Historic Bridge over the Canal du Midi!!

Right beside this historic bridge [with its original measurements still intact--- limiting... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Mark D
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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| Quai Elie Amouroux - port de Capestang, 34310, Capestang, France
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is similar to many bridges along the Canal du Midi apart from the fact that it is the one with the lowest clearance. So watch the boats go under! There is a good restaurant and Tourist Office nearby as well as a pleasant walk...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Right beside this historic bridge [with its original measurements still intact--- limiting vehicular traffic to one lane] is the port which provides moorings for hundreds of (Canal) boats. The "port management" is housed in the excellent Capestang Tourism Office. One can also walk along the...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is one of the llowest bridges on the Canal du Midi as is testified by the many marks left by boats that hit it. Nice place to start a walk along the canal, but don't miss out on the town centre which has a...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

It's a wonder how the big commercial barges get through. We went through with our barge twice and it's fun. Make sure you "Duck" your head.

Thank bargegirlflaneuse
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We did a circular walk from the municipal campsite up to the canal and bridge and back via the main square. We ended up spending a fair amount of time watching the activity on the canal and within the port. As other reviewers have said...More

Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The smallest bridge on the Canal du Midi never fails to provide endless entertainment ! Beautiful at night, too ...

Thank k34310
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

As others have said this bridge leaves little space for bigger boats to go through, the area around the bridge has moored boats, a good place to pass some time watching the world go by

Thank hjg1963
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Either sit by the bridge or at the coffee shop /restaurant nearby, its v funny watching some novices motor quite fast up to the bridge and suddenly realise their heads may be about to roll! Beautiful scenic path along canal, rode it on a bike...More

Thank KiwigirlNZ
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I took this low bridge into Capestang with strong winds blowing. Let me tell you this was tight on one LeBoat's new Horizons! Maybe 8 inch clearance above the steering wheel! We made it, but the angle coupled with the wind made...More

Thank RoseAlee
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This "quirky bridge" features to lowest clearance of all the bridges crossing the Canal du Midi!! Although it has been rebuilt over the years it retains its dimensions for historical veracity!! It also permits only one lane of traffic at a time for vehicles-- and,...More

Thank Mark D
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