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 Grotte de Niaux. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cascade d'Ars and Lac de Bethmale. Explore Ustou's surroundings by going to Station de ski Saint Lary Soulan (in Saint-Lary), Ferme des Reptiles (in La-Bastide-de-Serou) and Parc de la Prehistoire (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Etang de Lers, experience rural life at La Ferme des Lamas, contemplate the waterfront views at Etang de Soulcem, and stroll through Grotte du Mas d'Azil.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ustou road trip planner.

London, UK to Ustou is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ustou is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlu.

Things to do in Ustou

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Orlu

Explore hidden gems such as Vallee d'Orlu and Eglise Saint Vincent. 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 see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Orlu journey planner.

Getting from Ustou to Orlu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mirepoix.

Things to do in Orlu

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Mirepoix

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

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mirepoix trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Orlu to Mirepoix in 1.5 hours. July in Mirepoix sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. 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

Ariege travel guide

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Castles · Caves · Ski Areas