Videos of Canal du Midi France
A Tour of Minerve - The 12th Century Cathar Hilltop Town
Take a trip through gorgeous countryside and medieval cities of southern France.
Your Canal du Midi cruise may include an excursion out to Minerve, the ancient capital of the Minervois, which boasts a 12th century Cathar fort surrounded by deep limestone gorges. Besieged by Simon de Montfort in 1215, its hilltop location affords spectacular views.