15 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

15 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Languedoc-Roussillon route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Carcassonne Airport, Drive to Lastours
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Lastours
— 2 nights
Drive
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Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse
— 4 nights
Drive
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Collioure
— 2 nights
Drive
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Le Grau-du-Roi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Narbonne
— 3 nights
Drive to Béziers-Vias Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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Lastours

— 2 nights
Lastours is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.Lastours is located 12km outside Carcassonne, in the valley of the Orbiel. On the 7th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateaux de Lastours.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lastours trip itinerary app.

Manchester, UK to Lastours is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lastours: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse.

Things to do in Lastours

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse

— 4 nights
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Liberia and Rennes le chateau. Explore hidden gems such as Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou and Tour Magdala. Explore Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse's surroundings by going to Château de Salses (in Salses-Le-Chateau), Chateau de Puilaurens (in Lapradelle-Puilaurens) and Musee Berenger Sauniere (in Rennes-le-Chateau).

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lastours to Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Collioure.

Things to do in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Collioure

— 2 nights
Collioure is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.GeographyThe town of Collioure is on the Côte Vermeille, in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.ToponymyCollioure is named Cotlliure in Catalan.HistoryThere is a record of the castle at "Castrum Caucoliberi" having been mentioned as early as 673, indicating that the settlement here was of strategic and commercial importance during the Visigoth ascendancy.Collioure used to be divided into two villages separated by the river Douy, the old town to the south named Port d'Avall (in French known as Le Faubourg) and the upstream port, Port d'Amunt (in French known as La Ville).Collioure was taken in 1642 by the French troops of Maréchal de la Meilleraye. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll around Promenade du Front de Mer, don't miss a visit to Fort Saint-Elme, steep yourself in history at Chateau Royale de Collioure, then take a stroll through Quartier du Moure, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cathedrale St-Jean, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de la Raho, and then identify plant and animal life at Sentier du Littoral.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Collioure trip builder site.

You can drive from Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse to Collioure in 1.5 hours. In July in Collioure, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Le Grau-du-Roi.

Things to do in Collioure

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Grau-du-Roi

— 3 nights
Le Grau-du-Roi is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. Visit Plage du Grand Travers and Espiguette Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons and Tour Carbonniere. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale St-Pierre (in Montpellier), Abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert (in Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert) and Temple de Diane (in Nimes). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes and Head underground at La Grotte des Demoiselles.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Le Grau-du-Roi trip planner.

You can drive from Collioure to Le Grau-du-Roi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Le Grau-du-Roi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Narbonne.

Things to do in Le Grau-du-Roi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Narbonne

— 3 nights

Crossroads of the South

The Mediterranean city of Narbonne links to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the center of town.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage de la Grande Conque and Plage Naturiste. Palais des Archeveques and Notre-Dame-des-Auzils will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Paroisse Saint Nazaire in Beziers (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Donjon Gilles Aycelin, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Narbonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Just, and make a trip to Tour Barberousse.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Narbonne online trip planner.

You can drive from Le Grau-du-Roi to Narbonne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Narbonne

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips