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Little Boats Of The Mediterranean

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2T14286

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

9 days

9 Days Away - 2024

Ah, the Mediterranean…turquoise waters, golden shores and picture-perfect vistas. What better way to explore than gentle cruises in the sunshine? We take a range of boat trips in France and Spain on this lovely getaway, so you can relax and unwind while taking in the sights, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Canal du Midi. Other highlights include the marine reserve of the Medes Islands archipelago and the picturesque journey from Roses to Cadaqués, a pretty jewel in Costa Brava’s treasure chest of towns.

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What's Included?

  • Return coach travel & ferry crossings
  • First & last night on a bed and breakfast basis in France (last night with a light evening meal)
  • 6 nights at the Prestige Sant Marc Hotel, near Roses (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast
  • Welcome drink
  • Wine & water with dinner at the hotel
  • Excursions to Cadaqués, Besalú & Pals
  • Boat trip from Roses to Cadaqués
  • Cruise on the Canal du Midi with lunch
  • Cruise on the Canals of Empuriabrava
  • Medes Islands boat trip
  • Guided walking tour of Cadaqués
  • Services of local guides on excursions


Day 1
Ferry to Calais and overnight stay in France.

Day 2
Continue to our hotel in the resort of Roses.

Day 3 – Boat cruise to Cadaqués
We take a leisurely boat trip from Roses to Cadaqués, a pretty coastal town on the Costa Brava, once popular with artist Salvador Dalí. Here we enjoy a guided walking tour, exploring the labyrinth of the Old Town’s cobbled streets with their whitewashed buildings, before the coach takes us back to our hotel.

Day 4 – Canal du Midi Cruise
Today we cross the border into France for a delightful boat trip on the world-famous Canal du Midi, departing from Béziers. Classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is one of the most popular waterways in France which in total runs for 240km and links the Mediterranean and the Atlantic through a network of locks, aqueducts and tunnels. During our relaxing cruise, we enjoy an included lunch on board too.

Day 5Canals of Empuriabrava Boat Cruise& Besalú

We take to the tranquil turquoise waters of the largest residential marina in the world, known as the Venice of the Costa Brava, the seaside area of Castelló d'Empúries is made up of canals that weave their way between houses and piers. Enjoy the beautiful views of stunning luxury villas and palm trees in this unique boating experience. We then enjoy a guided walking tour in stunning Besalú, a beautiful example of a medieval town, full of character and historic charm with cobbled streets and impressive architecture.

Day 6 – Day at leisure

Day 7 – Medes Islands & Pals
Today we take a boat trip around the Medes Islands, seven inlets that today are some of the most important marine flora and fauna reserves in the western Mediterranean. Afterwards we head to Pals, one of the most charming villages on the Costa Brava. We have free time here to explore this medieval town at leisure.

Day 8
Travel to our overnight hotel in France, with a light evening meal included. 

Day 9
Continue to Calais for our return ferry home.

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Hotel (JG3 rating) Hotel (JG3 rating)

Prestige Sant Marc Hotel, Roses (JG3 rating)

Located near beautiful Roses, the Prestige Sant Marc Hotel is just 500m from the lovely Santa Margarida Beach. All en-suite rooms boast furnished balconies while other hotel facilities include two swimming pools, an outdoor terrace, TV room, bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi.

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