15 days in Ariege Itinerary

15 days in Ariege Itinerary

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Fly to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, Drive to Ustou
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Ustou
— 5 nights
Drive
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Orlu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mirepoix
— 6 nights
Drive to Carcassonne Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Ustou

Ustou is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.The commune of Ustou comprises several villages: Saint-Lizier, Le Trein, Sérac; and numerous hamlets, including: Escots, Bieille, Rouzes.PopulationInhabitants of Ustou are called Ustouens.Sights The Château de Mirabat, a Middle Ages castle, known to be in ruins in the 14th century, is in the communes of Seix, Oust and Ustou. Get outdoors at Cirque de Cagateille and Etang de Lers. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cascade d'Ars and Lac de Bethmale. Explore Ustou's surroundings by going to Grotte de Niaux (in Niaux), Station de ski Saint Lary Soulan (in Saint-Lary) and Parc de la Prehistoire (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Etang de Soulcem, experience rural life at La Ferme des Lamas, Head underground at Grotte du Mas d'Azil, and explore the ancient world of Pont Romain.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ustou trip planner.

London, UK to Ustou is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlu.

Things to do in Ustou

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cascade d'Ars ©
Outdoor Activity
Cascade d'Ars
4.5
Etang de Lers ©
Outdoor Activity
Etang de Lers
4.3

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Orlu

Explore hidden gems such as Vallee d'Orlu and L'Ecrin des Cimes. Take a break from the city and head to Le Sentier d'Azaret and Beille & Chioula. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlu: Carriere de Talc de Trimouns (in Luzenac) and Grotte de Lombrives (in Ussat).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Orlu trip planner.

Drive from Ustou to Orlu in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mirepoix.

Things to do in Orlu

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Vallee d'Orlu ©
Must see
Vallee d'Orlu
4.8
Beille & Chioula ©
Ski Area
Beille & Chioula
4.2
L'Ecrin des Cimes ©
Outdoor Activity
L'Ecrin des Cimes
4.7

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Mirepoix

Escape the urban bustle at Crapahut Parc Aventure and VeloMondo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Place Marechal Leclerc and Une cascade de la Turasse.. Venture out of the city with trips to Foix (Camin Ariege Pyrenees, Chateau de Foix, &more), Saint-Lizier (Cathedrale Saint-Lizier & La Pharmacie du XVIIIeme Siecle) and Domaine des Oiseaux (in Mazeres).

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mirepoix road trip app.

Getting from Orlu to Mirepoix by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mirepoix are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mirepoix

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Bastide de Mirepoix
Must see
Bastide de Mirepoix
4.8
Crapahut Parc Aventure ©
Outdoor Activity
Crapahut Parc Aventure
4.8