Cycling the Canal du Midi

Across Southern France from Toulouse to Sète

Guide to cycling the Canal du Midi in southern France, 240km from Toulouse in the Haute Garonne to Sète on the Mediterranean Coast. The flat, picturesque route is divided into five stages, each around 50km long. Includes detours to sights close to the canal as well as longer excursions, including Narbonne, Minerve, Carcassone and Béziers.

Declan Lyons

Declan Lyons brings a lifelong passion for cycling and touring to this guide. As a teenager in the 1960s, he explored the wilds of Connemara on a rusty three-speed Rudge bicycle. Since then, he has touredextensively in Ireland and further afield. He hascycled throughout France including regular trips fromthe Channel to the Mediterranean.Declan now lives next to the Canal du Midi.

Marketing & Publicity
  • Details the main canal (240km) as well as excursions
  • Easily accessible and hugely attractive for cyclists of most abilities
  • Already a successful title with over 8000 copies sold
  • Article and blog posts, plus social media campaign
  • Advertising and leaflet insert in key Cycle Touring magazines
  • Exhibiting at Bike Expo in UK in March 2017