Capestang is a small, lively town with about 3,000 inhabitants.The ' Canal du Midi' runs through Capestang, at the cozy harbor is crowded in the summer with coming and going of boats. There is also the possibility to rent a boat, per day or per week , and make a nice trip on the Canal and of course one can also enjoy this beautiful region by foot or on a bike. At the harbor there is a restaurant as well as in the center of Capestang , and further on , all the necessary shops are available. On Wednesday and Sunday mornings there is a market. Certainly worth a visit is the Cathedral St Etienne from the 13th century .Even for the kids there is plenty to do here : there is a skate park, tennis court and the Tourist Office , (at the harbor) every year organizes various activities.