19 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

19 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

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Carcassonne Center, France
— 2 nights
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Argeles-sur-Mer, France
— 3 nights
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Axat, France
— 2 nights
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Tarascon-sur-Ariege, France
— 2 nights
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Benasque, Spain
— 3 nights
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Alquezar, Spain
— 1 night
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Hendaye, France
— 1 night
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Lourdes, France
— 3 nights

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Carcassonne Center, France

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Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte des Canalettes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Reserve Africaine de Sigean, and finally explore the striking landscape at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet.

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Brussels, Belgium to Carcassonne Center is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, Carcassonne Center is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Argeles-sur-Mer.

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Argeles-sur-Mer, France

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Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Get in touch with nature at Gorges de la Fou and St-Cyprien Plage. Explore hidden gems such as Sentier du Littoral and Les Aigles de Valmy. Change things up with a short trip to Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls in Cerbere (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Canyoning Park, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Fort Saint-Elme, and head outdoors with Plage du Racou.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Argeles-sur-Mer trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Argeles-sur-Mer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Argeles-sur-Mer are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Axat.

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Canyoning Park
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St-Cyprien Plage
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Axat, France

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Axat is a commune in the Aude department in the Occitanie region of southern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Axatois or Axatoises.GeographyAxat is located in Cathar country at the doors of the Aude Pyrenees some 45 km west by north-west of Perpignan and 10 km south-east of Quillan. On the 27th (Sat), get outside with Gorges de Caranca and then look for all kinds of wild species at La Maison des Loups. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Gorges de Galamus, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Queribus, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Axat road trip planning website.

You can drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Axat in 1.5 hours. In July in Axat, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tarascon-sur-Ariege.

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Gorges de Caranca
4.8

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Tarascon-sur-Ariege, France

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Tarascon-sur-Ariège is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.PopulationInhabitants of Tarascon-sur-Ariège are called Tarasconnais. On the 29th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Parc de la Prehistoire, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Peau de Lapin, then don't miss a visit to Grotte de Lombrives, and finally don't miss a visit to Grotte de Niaux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte du Mas d'Azil, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, and then get outside with Bureau des Guides des Pyrénées ariégeoises.

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You can drive from Axat to Tarascon-sur-Ariege in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Benasque.

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Benasque, Spain

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Benasque, in Benasquese dialect: Benás is a town in the comarca of Ribagorza, province of Huesca, (Spain). Kids will appreciate attractions like Aran Park and Cañón de Añisclo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valle de Pineta and Plaza Mayor. Get out of town with these interesting Benasque side-trips: Saut Deth Pish (in Vielha) and Ainsa (River Rafting & Tubing & Iglesia de Santa Maria). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Cascada de Ardones.

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You can drive from Tarascon-sur-Ariege to Benasque in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alquezar.

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Aran Park
4.4

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Alquezar, Spain

Alquézar is a municipality in the province of Huesca, in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then make a trip to Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alquezar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Benasque to Alquezar takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Alquezar are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hendaye.

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Hendaye, France

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Hendaye is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The town, France's most southwesterly and a popular seaside tourist resort, stands on the right bank of the River Bidassoa – which marks the Franco-Spanish border – at the point where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the French Basque Country.Hendaye has three distinguishable parts: la ville, which stretches from Saint Vincent's church to the area around the SNCF railway station and the industrial zone; la plage, the seaside quarter; and les hauteurs, the villas and camping sites on the hills between and behind the other two areas.HistoryHendaye acquired its independence from the Urrugne parish in 1598, when Saint Vincent's church was built. On the 4th (Sun), kick back and relax at Grande Plage, don't miss a visit to Librairie Ulysse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Hendaye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): trek along Sentier du Littoral, then take a leisurely stroll along Promenade Jacques Thibaud, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Alquezar to Hendaye takes 4 hours. Traveling from Alquezar in August, expect nights in Hendaye to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lourdes.

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Grande Plage
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Lourdes, France

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Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Dungeon of Eagles, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gaube Lake, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilique Saint-Pie X and then identify plant and animal life at Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lourdes trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Hendaye to Lourdes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lourdes when traveling from Hendaye in August, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

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