Canal du Midi tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Toulouse at 1 km from Canal du Midi

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Canal du Midi is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Canal du Midi in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Toulouse at 1 km and Lavaur at 31 km.

Canal du Midi, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 1 km (direction west-south-west)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

See Toulouse guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of France...

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at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and lovely garden...

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The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

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at 40 km (direction south-west)

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt as a...

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at 44 km (direction south-west)

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an...

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La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gers department

The ancient gateway and half-timbered houses bring a medieval feel to the village of...

See Sarrant guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in Montauban is...

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at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

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Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a very enjoyable...

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at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The weekly market in Beaumont-de-Lomagne has been held in the same market hall, in...

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Map of places to visit near Canal du Midi


Markets in and near Canal du Midi

  • Toulouse: market Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (1km)
  • Blagnac: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ramonville-Saint-Agne: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (9km)
  • Tournefeuille: market Sunday (10km)
  • Colomiers: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Castanet-Tolosan: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cugnaux: market Saturday (12km)
  • Pibrac: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Plaisance-du-Touch: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Canal du Midi, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Canal du Midi, France

What to do at Canal du Midi? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Canal du Midi.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (1km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (2km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (18km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (23km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (27km)
  • Jardin des Martels (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (19km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Canal du Midi is in the south of France at 1 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Canal du Midi is 587 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canal du Midi

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: na

Distance to Canal du Midi

from Toulouse (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 587 km

from Calais: 817 km

from Nice: 467 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Canal du Midi from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balma, Blagnac, Montrabe, Pin-Balma, Quint-Fonsegrives and Toulouse.

This page in French: Visiter Canal du Midi