These photographs truly capture the beauty of the Canal du Midi

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HUANG Zheng © Flickr - Credit: Archant

From mysterious towpath walks, to the most popular waterside scenes, we’ve found 20 pictures of France’s Canal du Midi to take your breath away

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Come rain,

 

 

 

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shine,

 

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fog,

 

 

 

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or even snow

 

 

 

the tree-lined views of the Canal du Midi are always a pleasure to see.

 

 

 

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With an abundance of beautiful homes

 

 

 

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overlooking the French waterway,

 

 

 

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and rows upon rows of colourful barges,

 

 

 

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and rickety rowing boats adorning the canal…

 

 

 

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is it any wonder it’s such a popular destination for a holiday?

 

 

 

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Perhaps a summer cruise is your forte…

 

 

 

or an autumn walk with your pooch,

 

 

 

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take a cycle ride along the towpath,

 

 

 

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or a lazy, waterside stroll

 

 

 

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not forgetting the beautiful sunrises,

 

 

 

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and sunsets!

 

 

 

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You can view some French medieval history without putting a foot on land.

 

 

 

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Even the locks are pretty on the Canal du Midi.

 

 

 

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From pretty waterside towns and villages…

 

 

 

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to leafy Autumn scenes. Just enjoy the beauty the canal has to offer.

 

 

 

To read more on France’s canals and rivers, visit - France’s best 5 regions for boating holidays

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