Canoeing near Hérépian

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Canoe Hire at Tarassac The nearest canoe hire to Le Couvent is at Tarassac, just 20 minutes’ drive from Hérépian (west on the D908). There are a variety of options, of which the easiest is to park your car Canoeing on the Orb at Tarassacat Tarassac and they will take you by minibus up to  Le Poujol sur Orb. You can then take your time canoeing back to Tarassac. There are a number of rapids on the river but this Canoeing on the River Orbstretch (Le Poujol to Tarassac) is the gentlest. They are open every day in summer. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

The website is : www.canoe-tarassac.com

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Boat hire on the Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi at Villeneuve-les-Béziers Electric boat for hire on the Canal du Midi at Villeneuve-les-BéziersIf you want just a taste of life on the Canal du Midi you can hire a small electric boat from Villeneuve-les-Béziers for an hour or two and enjoy the iconic scenery. The staff at the Tourist Office in Hérépian will phone to arrange it for you or you can ring yourself.(website link and address and phone number below) Continue reading