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Canal Du Midi - Best book to buy?

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Hello, I'm about to book my first canal boat trip to the Canal Du Midi in June - very excited! I'm currently doing some research to find the best guide book/s to buy about the canal and wondered if anyone has any recommendations please? Thanks very much in advance!

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Do NOT book with Blue Water Holidays as they are just a mailbox. They cash you money in and then inform you about the name of the boat operator. They are not even willing to actively help you if you have any problem to be solved. They just merely pass on your emails to the boat operator. They are a MAILBOX. If you want to book a trip, do it directly with one of the 4 biggest companies there:

http://www.franceafloat.com/

http://www.leboat.com/

http://www.canalous-plaisance.fr/

http://www.locaboat.com/

Have a nice trip!

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You have your choice of three publishers:

http://www.fluvialnet.com/guide-fluvial-fluviacarte

http://www.vagnon.fr/categorie/nautisme/guides-nautiques/guides-de-navigation-fluviale/boutique.htm?lng=fr

https://www.carte-fluviale.com/en/waterways-guides/waterways-guides-sorted-by-numbers/produits/9-waterways-guide-n-07-canal-du-midi

In Paris, there is a seller of nautical guides at 26 rue Jacob in the 6th arrondissement,

http://www.librairie-maritime.com/

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