Travel light along the Canal de Garonne
Canal de Garonne
We transfer your luggage along the Canal de Garonne
Hiking invites you to do without the superfluous to take with you only the essential. However, it’s possible to maintain a certain comfort by finding your belongings at each stage. Bagafrance makes it easy for you to hike along the Canal de Garonne by handling your luggage transfer from Bordeaux to Toulouse.
The Canal de Garonne route
With the Canal du Midi, they constitute the "Canal des 2 Mers" by connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. Built in the nineteenth century, two centuries later than the Canal du Midi, also called "the Canal lateral to the Garonne" connects Toulouse to Castets-en-Dorthe, about fifty kilometers from Bordeaux, where the Garonne becomes navigable.
Over nearly 200 kilometers long, the canal passes near Montauban, Agen and Marmande before joining the Bordeaux region. 53 locks allow the boats to pass the 123 vertical meters difference on the route.
Traveling along the Canal de Garonne
Formerly the backbone of trade between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Canal de Garonne will lead you to discover the riches of the Southwest. Land of traditions, the region is renowned for its climate and its relaxed lifestyle. The small villages and their markets full of colors and scents are the showcase of a gastronomy full of local products: foie gras, prunes, duck breast or duck confit, piperade, cassoulet ... not to mention the famous vineyards that produce wines and liqueurs appreciated throughout the world. In the summer, travelers can immerse themselves and share the popular fervor at many events and traditional festivals.
Traveling along the Garonne Canal is an invitation to discover a region of France with a rich cultural and architectural heritage, full of charm and flavors.