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Where to stay on the Canal du Midi with a bike?

Publié le : 11/26/2021 19:11:17
Catégories : The Canal du Midi by bike

Where to stay on the Canal du Midi with a bike?

Renting a bike to discover Occitania via the Canal du Midi by following the towpaths promises you good times spent alone, with family or friends. However, when the question of accommodation arises, it is imperative to find a hotel, a bed and breakfast or a gîte that will allow you to shelter your bike, whether you have bought or rented it. Check out our selection of "Accueil Vélo" accommodation that guarantees a secure place to park your bikes and set off to discover the Canal du Midi in complete peace of mind!


La Maison Naude (bed and breakfast) - Ten minutes from the historic centre of the pink city, this family-run brick house in Toulouse is the perfect place to discover Toulouse, its heritage and its gastronomy. With the "accueil vélo" label, you can safely leave your belongings here after a day spent pedalling along the canal, to discover Toulouse on foot.

La Chartreuse (tourist hotel) - Located opposite the train station and close to the Canal du Midi, this is the ideal accommodation for travellers wishing to cycle along the Canal du Midi. This small hotel with friendly staff, will welcome you with your own bike or the one previously rented in our agency Paulette 15min from the hotel and will propose you a room to park it safely.

Clément Ader (appart hotel) - Located in the very heart of the pink city, you will be able to have a studio (T1, T1 bis, T2, T3) according to your needs in this beautiful and quiet establishment, just a stone's throw from the numerous restaurants and the Capitole. The hotel also has a private car park and a secure room where you can leave your bikes.

Vedette Belge Splash (gîte) - With its warm atmosphere, this boat is ideal for a stopover along the Canal du Midi or to discover the pink city. Numerous bike rides (label Accueil à vélo) are available from the gîte.


Le Cocoon d'Isatis (gîte) - In the heart of the Lauragais region, stay in this charming, pleasant and functional red brick gîte. Ideally located 300 metres from the Canal du Midi, it will allow you to continue your cycling trip easily but also to visit the village of Montgiscard and its bell tower classified as a UNESCO historic monument! (Labelled accueil vélo)


L'enclos (motel) - 5 minutes walk from the Canal du Midi, you stay in one of the 16 spacious rooms of this small motel in the calm of a restaurant where you can discover the specialities of the Lauragais. (Labelled "Accueil vélo")


Domaine du Hurlevent (bed and breakfast) - Enjoy a quiet stay with a breathtaking view of the hills and the Pyrenees in the heart of the Lauragais. Situated 4 kilometres from the Canal du Midi, this accommodation has been awarded the "accueil vélo" label and offers a wide range of leisure facilities: swimming pool, tennis court, ping-pong table, sauna, gym...


La Bastide de Négra (chambres d'hôtes) - This true Lauragais bastide, a former winegrowing estate located on the banks of the Canal du Midi opposite the Négra lock, welcomes you for a stay with your bicycle. Numerous activities such as archery, badminton and many others are offered on site in a very pleasant setting. You can even rent a boat!


Maison Joséphine (bed and breakfast) - Relax after a long day of cycling in one of the 4 spacious guest rooms in this beautiful and unusually decorated establishment. You will enjoy a quiet and relaxing stay, cut off from the rest of the world by the pool or around the billiard table.


La Bonne Planque (guest house) - In the heart of the Lauragais, this completely renovated lockhouse is the ideal place to recharge your batteries on the Canal du Midi. Guests live to the rhythm of the many boats passing by and can enjoy beautiful walks or bike rides (label Accueil vélo)

Le Clos d'André (bed and breakfast) - Located on the Canal du Midi, this building of classic Languedoc architecture, built on the site of an old flour mill, facing the Pyrenees mountain range is full of charm. A change of scenery guaranteed!


Château de la Prade (chambres d'hôtes) - Stay in a modern and spacious gîte in a magnificent estate with century-old trees. Its "accueil vélo" label allows you to secure your bike for the night, and thanks to a hearty breakfast, to get your strength back for another day of cycling on the nearby Canal du Midi.


Chez Martine côté canal- côté jardin (chambres d'hôtes) - A charming house where you will feel at home. Access to the pool allows you to relax your legs after a long day of cycling. Enjoy a generous breakfast before heading off on the Canal du Midi, but don't forget to visit the medieval city of Carcassonne, which is just a stone's throw from Chez Martine! (Label accueil vélo)

Hôtel du vieux pont (hotel) --- A family hotel ideally located where you can stay in one of the charming, spacious and comfortable rooms. The bike room allows you to leave your bike or a rented one safely. Enjoy the open terrace with a breathtaking view of the medieval city.

Between the bastide and the city (bed and breakfast) - A successful stopover in a tastefully decorated bed and breakfast in a splendid and very pleasant residence in the peace and quiet of the city but close to all amenities! Home-made breakfast with regional products. The view from the terrace over the city and the rest area are perfect for a summer evening after a day of cycling! (Labelled as a "accueil vélo")


Les cabanes dans les bois (hotel) - 500 metres from the Canal du Midi, with a breathtaking view of the medieval town, stay in a cabin in the woods! The hosts know how to welcome passing travellers with a lot of kindness. Awarded many times for the quality of the services offered, this place is perfect for a break from the pace of everyday life! In addition, you have access to a room where you can leave your bike safely!


La maison de l'écluse (chambre d'hôtes) - Facing the triple lock of Trèbes, you will stay in the authentic lock house of the Canal du Midi. With the "accueil vélo" label, you can rest for a night or several days on the Canal du Midi, with your bike in safety.


Château de Puichéric (bed and breakfast) - A stay in an extraordinary castle that transports you to another era. Enjoy a quiet night in an enchanting place and a relaxing garden offering a breathtaking view of the village and the surrounding countryside. (Labelled as a "accueil vélo")


Camping la Pinède - Spend the night in one of the comfortable and spacious pitches of this family campsite in the Aude and enjoy a well-deserved rest in the shade of the pine or almond trees after a day of cycling. The bicycle reception allows you to put your bike in a safe place for a break before setting off again to cycle along the Canal du Midi. The campsite's restaurant will allow you to taste local dishes.


Camping de Tounel - Stay in a quiet, green area ideally located both close to the centre of Capestang and the banks of the Canal du Midi. On the spot, think of discovering Capestang and the richness of its heritage. (Labelled "accueil vélo")


Villa Kumquats (bed and breakfast) - A warm place with comfortable and spacious rooms. Just 10 minutes from the city centre, you can eat at the restaurant and leave your bike in a secure garage. You can also eat directly at the Villa and enjoy a hearty breakfast the next morning.


YSERIA (hotel) - Stay in a small, tastefully renovated family hotel. Ideally located in the heart of Agde, next to Saint-Etienne's cathedral, this hotel ensures a relaxing night's sleep in this pretty building where your bikes will be safe. (Labelled "accueil vélo")


Camping Beauregard plage - A pleasant family campsite with direct access to the square and a short walk from the town. A relaxing place close to nature. Ideal for a stopover during a cycling trip on the Canal du Midi.


Domaine du LAZARET (hotel) - Enjoy an unforgettable stay in an exceptional site on the Mediterranean coast. A haven of peace, with a few amenities in the vicinity and various bus lines to the city centre. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Finally, as the domain has been awarded the "accueil vélo" label, you can park your bike there in complete safety!


As a reminder, "Accueil vélo" accommodation undertakes to respect the following criteria:

Personalized welcome
Documentation and advice to help you enjoy your stay
Weather information
Luggage transfer to the next accommodation by the accommodation provider, or failing that by an external service provider (on reservation - free or paying)
Washing and drying facilities: washing machine or sink, tumble dryer or ventilated room
Bicycle and bicycle accessory hire on site or from nearby hire companies and repairers
Closed and secure bicycle storage
Repair kit in case of minor damage
Bicycle cleaning solution (water jet, brush)
Breakfast adapted to the effort and packed lunches (on reservation)

All the accommodation listed has the "Accueil vélo" label, find the complete list of accommodation on the Canal du Midi on France Vélo Tourisme.

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