Direction

Locaboat Holidays
Port Occitanie
Argens-Minervois, FR 11200
 
  argens-minervois@locaboat.com
T: + 33 (0) 4 68 27 03 33
F: + 33 (0) 4 68 27 71 96
G: N 43°14’26.49 E 02°46’06.61

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 2 and 6 pm.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC and shower according to the opening hours of the base.

How to get to the base
Access:

 

Parking:

  • covered car park, not guarded, € 49/week
  • enclosed, not guarded, € 35/week.

The number of covered car parks is limited, reservation by e-mail to the base necessary!

 

Car hire:

  • Avis (Narbonne, 23 km) tel.: 04 68 32 43 36
    and Lézignan (5 km) tel.: 04 68 27 20 77
  • Europcar (Narbonne, 23 km) tel.: 04 68 32 34 54

 

Taxi :

  • Azur Taxi, tel.: 04 68 27 33 41

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

  • Les Arbousiers (Homps, 8 km),
    tel.: 04 68 91 11 24 – Fax: 04 68 91 12 61
Restaurants :

  • La terrasse du port, tel. : 06 02 17 11 89
    free delivery of meals and drinks on board
  • Les Tonneliers (Homps, 8km), tel.: 04 68 91 14 04
  • La Péniche (Homps, 8 km), tel.: 04 68 91 24 34
  • Les Arbousiers (Homps, 8 km), tel.: 04 68 91 11 24
  • La Guinguette, tel. : 04 68 27 05 66

 

Shops :

  • At Lézignan (5 km) and Olonzac (8 km), closed on Sunday afternoons. Grocery in the village of Argens, open in the morning and on some afternoons
Markets :

  • At Lézignan (5 km) on Wednesday mornings. At Olonzac (8 km) on Tuesday mornings.
Bed & Breakfast and gites ruraux:
Domaine la serre des cades – Christine Freidig
rue Marcel Pagnol, Argens
tel. : 04 68 45 03 47

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Cassoulet from Castelnaudary, wild boar casserole, venison stew, duck émincé, barbecue on wood fire, brochettes, Coq au vin.
Local drinks:
The red and white wines of Minervois, Corbières, la Clape, Fitou, Saint Chinian. Muscat and Carthagène.
To see :
At Argens: pool and top of the village; at Lézignan: exhibition centre, the village of Minerve with the figurine museum Hurepel and the archeological and palaeontological museum.
Fishing :
Fishing licence must be reserved via internet at: cartedepeche.fr (also in English). Further information at the base.
Carp, eel, roach, zander, bream, bleak, crayfish
Tourist office :

  • At Lézignan (5 km), tel: 04 68 27 05 42
 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
The locks on the Canal du Midi are automatic with the help of lock keepers. On the Canal de la Robine, the locks are automatic with a lock keeper for 4 locks. They are open from 9 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30 to 7 pm in high season, until 6 pm in low season. Closed on the 1st of May.The Étang de Thau cannot be crossed when the wind is stronger than 3 beaufort. On the Lez and Canal du Rhône à Sète, the few locks are automatic. 

Please note: the lift bridge at Frontignan is only opened for a few minutes two times a day (8.30am and 4pm).