21 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

21 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

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Saint-Lary-Soulan
— 2 nights
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Gavarnie
— 1 night
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Rocamadour
— 4 nights
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Toulouse
— 3 nights
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Carcassonne
— 3 nights
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Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
— 3 nights
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Mons
— 1 night
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Uzes
— 3 nights

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Saint-Lary-Soulan

Saint-Lary-Soulan ©
Saint-Lary-Soulan is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.GeographySaint-Lary is located in Hautes-Pyrénées 80 km south of the département's capital Tarbes, next to the Le Néouvielle Nature Reserve and the Pyrenees National Park and is a 20-minute drive to Spain.SportsSkiingSaint-Lary-Soulan is one of the largest ski resorts in the French Pyrenees with over 100 km of downhill slopes. Attractions like Canyoning Saint-Lary and Pic Du Midi make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Lary-Soulan's surroundings by going to Grottes de Medous (in Aste), Col de Tourmalet (in La Mongie) and Lac de Genos-Loudenvielle (in Loudenvielle). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle du Neouvielle, stroll through La Maison du Randonneur, and hike along Vallee du Rioumajou.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint-Lary-Soulan trip planner.

Nice to Saint-Lary-Soulan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Gavarnie.

Things to do in Saint-Lary-Soulan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning Saint-Lary
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Hiking Trail
Vallee du Rioumajou
4.7

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Gavarnie

Gavarnie
Gavarnie is a former commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cirque de Gavarnie, explore the striking landscape at La Breche De Roland, and then contemplate the long history of Moulins de Gedre-Dessus.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gavarnie trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Saint-Lary-Soulan to Gavarnie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Gavarnie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Must see
Cirque de Gavarnie
4.8
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Geologic Formation
La Breche De Roland
4.9

4
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Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©

Balcony of the Dordogne Valley

Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gouffre de Padirac and Cite Religieuse. Explore Rocamadour's surroundings by going to Grotte du Pech-Merle (in Cabrerets), La Cascade d'Autoire (in Autoire) and Les Grottes de Presque (in Saint-Medard-de-Presque). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptiland, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte des Carbonnieres, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Boucle du Moulin du Saut.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rocamadour trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Gavarnie to Rocamadour takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Rocamadour are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Rocamadour

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Wildlife Area
La Foret des Singes
4.3

3
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Toulouse

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cite de l'espace and Le Capitole. Get out of town with these interesting Toulouse side-trips: Parc de la Prehistoire (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege), Foix (Chateau de Foix & Eglise de Saint Volusien) and Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile (in Albi). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, get to know the fascinating history of Quai de la Daurade, contemplate the long history of Church of Les Jacobins, and admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Toulouse road trip planning site.

You can drive from Rocamadour to Toulouse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Rocamadour in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Toulouse, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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History Museum
Parc de la Prehistoire
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Science Museum
Cite de l'espace
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Landmark
Le Capitole
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Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kids will enjoy Cité de Carcassonne and Eglise Saint-Nazaire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carcassonne: Phare du Cap Leucate (in Leucate), Leucate Jet Ski (in Port Leucate) and Reserve Africaine de Sigean (in Sigean). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at La Cave Rouge, Live Escape Game, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Le Parc Australien, explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere, and take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Toulouse to Carcassonne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet ©
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.GeographySaint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.Government and politicsMayorsInternational relationsSaint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is twinned with the town of Ennis in the Republic of Ireland.Sites of interest The church of the chapter of Saint-Paul, built between the 14th and 17th centuries and protected as a monument historique since 1989. Bring the kids along to Oxygen Aventure and Museum of Prehistory Tautavel. Venture out of the city with trips to Ille-sur-Tet (Hospici d'Illa, Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, &more), Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse) and L'Ermitage de Forca Real (in Montner). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Gorges de Galamus, take in the dramatic natural features at Roc Cornut, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Queribus, and make a trip to Ermitage Saint-Antoine de Galamus.

Make your Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Carcassonne to Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mons.

Things to do in Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

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River Rafting / Tubing
Oxygen Aventure
4.8
Geologic Formation
Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet
4.2

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Mons

Mons ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at Arbracadabranche Parc Aventure/Caroux, admire the verdant scenery at Gorges d'Heric, and then discover the deep blue sea with Terre Liquide.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Mons trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet to Mons in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uzes.

Things to do in Mons

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Must see
Terre Liquide
4.9
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Valley
Gorges d'Heric
4.7

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Uzes

Uzes ©
Uzès is a small town and a commune in the Gard department in southern France.It lies about 25km north-northeast of Nîmes.HistoryOriginally Ucetia or Eutica in Latin, Uzès was a small Gallo-Roman oppidum, or administrative settlement. Attractions like Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard and Musee 1900 make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Uzes: Les Accros d'Anjeau (in Montdardier), Nimes (La Maison Carree & Jardins de la Fontaine) and Le Vieux Mas (in Beaucaire). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Pont du Gard, see the interesting displays at Haribo Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of La Grotte des Demoiselles, and look for gifts at poterie elemenTerre.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Uzes online attractions planner.

You can drive from Mons to Uzes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Uzes can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Uzes

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard
4.9
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Children’s Museum
Musee 1900
4.8

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