From June to October, depending on the weather, the best way to discover Albi from the Tarn river is to embark on the barge! Treat yourself to an original view of the Episcopal City by sliding on the water.
3 types of mini-cruises on the Tarn
Arthur and Michel are the captains of these boats, moored at the foot of the Palais de la Berbie on the banks of the Tarn. In a few minutes you go from the tumult of the city to the tranquility of the developed banks and the river. Landings, maneuvers, passages through locks, father and son are at the helm and engage with passion in the discovery of the Albigensian heritage but also Natural Heritage : Black kites, colorful bee-eaters, nesting in the cliffs bordering the Tarn, purple herons and gray herons. Carp, zander, perch, catfish also spin in the waters of the Tarn. Seats at the bow of the boat to be in the front row
- 45 mins, for the culture cruise, the shortest to contemplate the city, its bridges, its ramparts between 11 a.m. and 18 p.m.
- 1h30, for the pleasure cruise or lunch cruise between 12:30 p.m. and 14 p.m. to combine nature and heritage
- 2 hours, for the Nature cruise Aiguelèze/Albi, in the morning and Albi/Aiguelèze in the evening to admire the Tarn fauna and flora
Albi cruises is also boat rental
Le “Cozy boat” is a real floating lounge with 11 seats for rent with a pilot. Come and embark on the “Cosy boat” departing from the Port of Aiguelèze. Spacious and comfortable, this veritable floating lounge for rent with a pilot will allow you to safely share unforgettable moments with family or friends.
1h30 to plan a simple refreshing and exotic ride along the water, a small picnic on board (not included), an aperitif at the Gaillac wine and local products (not included in the service). Floating lounge, barges without a license, vintage boats all the nautical pleasures to have a good time on the water with family or friends are at the rendezvous of the port of Aiguelèze.
|Opening hours from June 15 to September 30, 2024