The Lot et Garonne bike tour in Aquitaine region: From Agen, symbolic city of the prune and returned famous by its bridge channel. Your…

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Enjoy a cycling tour along the Canal de Garonne

As an extension of the Canal du Midi, linking the Mediterranean Sea to Toulouse, the Canal de Garonne connects Toulouse to the Atlantic ocean by joining the Gironde Estuary. The Canal du Midi and the Canal de Garonne together form the Canal des Deux Mers. Crossing big cities such as Toulouse or Bordeaux, cycling the Canal de Garonne will also leads you to charming cities and cultural sites as Moissac or Agen. 193km long, from Toulouse to Castets-en-Dorthe, the canal owns 53 locks that allow barges and tourist boats to go up and down the canal in a perfectly controlled rhythm.

The greenway along the banks of the Canal de Garonne, formerly the towpath, offers a perfectly smooth and paved cycle path. With this quality surfacing, you will be able to pedal in complete safety along the canal. To satisfy your desires, we propose you various trips from Bordeaux, Agen or Toulouse.

Travel along the Canal de Garonne, in the shades of the plane trees

By choosing one of tours for cycling the Canal de Garonne, you will have the opportunity to travel, in the shades of majestic plane trees, on paved cycling paths, from the beginning of the route to the end. Given the quality of the road, this circuit is completely accessible to children.

Whether you want to enjoy the mild climate in spring, appreciate the change of color or the leaves in autumn or want to travel during summer, you can enjoy the shade of the plane trees on a large part of the circuit. In particular between Bordeaux and Toulouse, tour also realizable in the opposite direction. The majestic and imposing plane tree is an essential landscape of the Canal de Garonne and will accompany you for many kilometers.

Cycling along the Canal de Garonne offer you a variety of landscapes, in addition to the imposing plane trees, discover the history of this region ! By going to the discovery of this corner of France, you will be able to visit cultural cities with a strong heritage like Agen, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Montauban, Moissac…

Discover our originals tours along the Canal de Garonne

Cycling the Canal de Garonne, towards Cahors or Agen or even going from Bordeaux to Toulouse or in the opposite direction, all our circuits are accessible for all the level. If you opt for « relax » or « easy » tour’s rythm you will not have to realize big sporting achievements to do our circuit. But, for the more athletic among you, we suggest our trip through the treasures of the Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne.

Whether you want to take a stroll along the Garonne or the Tarn or the Lot, we offer you a total of 6 circuits for cycling the Canal de Garonne. In order to propose you original tours, we realize tours and routes really carefully, away from the beaten tracks. So you will be able to cross the South West of France by going from Bordeaux to Toulouse or in the opposite way from Toulouse to Bordeaux. We also propose a circuit from Bordeaux to Cahors or the Lot-et-Garonne tour through bastides and castles.

Specialized in cycling trips in the South West of France for many years, we guarantee you breathtaking tours that will allow you to (re)discover the Canal de Garonne and its surroundings.

What you shouldn’t miss during a circuit on the banks of the Canal de Garonne

For your next holidays, you have chosen a tour along the Canal de Garonne? Natural landscapes, smooth and secure bike paths, bastides, castles, charming villages, historical cultural places without forgetting the gastronomy, this region will not disappoint you!

 Discover the must-sees, not to be missed during your cycling trip! We advise you in particular in this region :

  • The cities of Agen, Bordeaux, Toulouse or Cahors with their rich heritage
  • Vineyards of Entre-deux-Mers, Gaillac, Cahors…
  • The “Canal Bridge” of Agen
  • Saint-Cirq Lapopie, the Mas d’Agenais, the cloister of the abbey of Moissac…

To obtain any additional information on one of our tours, please contact our team! We are available and ready to answer all your questions.