Cycling the Canal du Midi: Across Southern France From Toulouse to Sete download free [PDF and Ebook] by Declan Lyons

Cycling the Canal du Midi: Across Southern France From Toulouse to Sete download free [PDF and Ebook] by Declan Lyons year 2017
  • Book name: Cycling the Canal du Midi: Across Southern France From Toulouse to Sete
  • Author: Declan Lyons
  • Release date: 2017/2/10
  • Publisher: CICERONE PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781852847845
  • Rating: 9.46 of 10
  • Votes: 650
  • Review by: Alanna Hester
  • Review rating: 8.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This guidebook describes a 240km cycle ride along the length of the Canal du Midi in southern France. Starting at Toulouse in the Haute Garonne and finishing at Sete on the Mediterranean Coast, the route is divided into five stages of about 50km. It is a flat, car-free and picturesque route mainly on the towpath, and is suitable for all abilities.The guide is written for those who want to explore the canal and visit attractions along the way. There are lots of optional detours to sites of interest near the canal, as well as six longer excursions including fortified Carcassone, Roman Narbonne, Vendres lagoon and the Portiragnes marshes. Detailed route descriptions are crammed with additional information about points of interest passed, and 1:200,000 scale maps clearly show the route for each stage of the way.Begun in 1666 the Canal du Midi is one of the world's most picturesque waterways and a World Heritage Site. This is 'La France Profonde', a region rich in history and culture, as seen in the grand homes and chateaux that grace the water's edge, and the fascinating Cathar strongholds of Carcassone, Lastours and Minerve.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H29M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Cycling, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: FB2, TXT, DjVu, PDF, WORD, EPUB, PDB, DOC. Compressed in AZW3, ZIP, RAR, ARJ
  • Download servers: Hightail, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, FileTransfer.io, 4Shared, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 116x172x12mm
  • Weight: 220g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Kendal, United Kingdom
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