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Tourist Office Canal du Midi to Saint Chinian

Quai Elie Amouroux, 34310, Capestang, France
+33 4 67 37 85 29
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Destination in itself

Strange to write a review of a Tourist Office but this one merits 5 stars. Situated in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Bluebellplasnewydd
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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excellent tourist office with helpful staff

The staff are always very helpful.there is a wide range of local products and you can sample the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
123RosieBB
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Dijon, France
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The tourist office of the canal du Midi to Saint Chinian is happy to welcome you in the South of France, within the beautiful region Languedoc-Roussillon. The Canal du Midi is a major element of the heritage of Languedoc Roussillon. Its bucolic frame and the freshness which reigns there, make an original and restful communication route. During your stay, discover a unique nature; wine landscapes, scrubland... Discover authentic villages between the Canal du Midi and the great vineyards of Saint Chinian and Minervois. You can visit our local products shop, wines & library in Capestang tourist office. We offer free WIFI et Internet access on a computer. You can also find us in Saint Chinian (open on sunday mornings from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm from April to October - closed on saturdays except July and August))
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Quai Elie Amouroux, 34310, Capestang, France
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Strange to write a review of a Tourist Office but this one merits 5 stars. Situated in a beautiful location near a bridge and boat moorings this office is pure France. You can arrange a berth for your boat via the Harbourmaster and even buy...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The staff are always very helpful.there is a wide range of local products and you can sample the local wine.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Tourism offices are "ubiquitous"!! However, this tourism office provides information-- to tourists-- many of whom arrive in "Barge Canals" [the Canal du Midi is right in front of the Office]. There are also many tourists who are travelling by bicycle, Motor Homes and cars. In...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have been to this office on a number of occasions and always find the staff very helpful (in English and in French), and there is always a large range of information available. A very friendly and ambient office.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were highly impressed with the quality of this tourist information centre - the staff were really friendly and helpful, knowledgeable and gave us excellent advice. English was spoken to a very high standard. We were also impressed with the facilities available in the centre...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I were traveling down the Midi from Castelnaudary to Cassafieres and overnighted in Capestang. The staff at this tourist office stand out for the friendliness and informative knowledge. The provided us with the codes for free internet service which was much improved...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Capestang Tourist office, located near a good restaurant, also houses the Canal du Midi port facilities, several canal boat operations as well as [mainly free] internet services. Those working in the tourist office are very knowledgeable, helpful, multi-lingual and pleasant! The Office also sells...More

1  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were in Toulouse in last Christmas and visited Narbounne after seeing Carcassion. We reached Carcassion on our Day 4 by train. We took 08-15am train and reached at Carcassion station at 9-25am. It was 70 mins journey from Toulouse Matabieu rail station and the...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed overnight at Capestang while barging on the Canal du Midi. The Information Centre/Captinnere was staffed with helpful and friendly people. The person who was surprised that it was closed between 12 and 2 probably isn't familiar with Southern France. The hours are clearly...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Travelling on the Canal we needed water for our boat. We arrived just after 12.00 to find that the lunch break was 2 hours between 12.00 and 14.00. Returning at 14.00 we were then told that the port capitaine, from whom you need all the...More

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Sandraoticanaldumidi, Directeur général at Tourist Office Canal du Midi to Saint Chinian, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Capestang is one of the busiest ports on the canal du Midi and we are sorry that our service is not to be as high as your expectations. But we will try to impove that...More

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Hilary S
19 November 2016|
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Hello Hilary 18 hiking trails cover our destination ! The corresponding walking maps are available at the tourist office. Looking forward to your visit in Capestang !
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Annepam
29 September 2015|
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Dear Annepam, We thank you for your interest in the canal du Midi destination and our villages. The canal du Midi is 240 kilometers from Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) to Sète (Hérault) and goes through 3 counties (Haute... More
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