50 days in Midi-Pyrenees Itinerary

50 days in Midi-Pyrenees Itinerary

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Fly to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, Drive to Auch City
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Auch City
— 6 nights
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Lourdes
— 7 nights
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Rocamadour
— 4 nights
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Conques
— 4 nights
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Millau
— 5 nights
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Najac
— 3 nights
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Cahors
— 7 nights
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Toulouse
— 11 nights
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Auch City

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Escalier Monumental and Cathedrale Saint Pierre et son Cloitre. Visit Chateau de Lavardens and Cathedrale Sainte Marie for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Auch City side-trips: Abbaye de Flaran (in Valence-sur-Baise), Larressingle (Le Musee de la Halte du Pelerin & Le Village Fortifie de Larressingle) and La Romieu (Collegiale de la Romieu & Les Jardins de Coursiana).

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Auch City travel route planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Auch City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Auch City due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Auch City

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

7
nights
Lourdes

Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception and Eglise des Templiers. Get a sense of the local culture at Moulin de Boly - Maison Natale de Bernadette and Le Cachot. Explore Lourdes' surroundings by going to Cauterets (Pavillon des Abeilles, Gaube Lake, &more), Jardin Massey (in Tarbes) and Lac D'Estaing (in Estaing). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Le Petit Lourdes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire, don't miss a visit to Chateau de Mauvezin, and trek along Le Caminadour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lourdes online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Auch City to Lourdes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilique St-Sauveur and Ville de Martel. Chateau de Montal and Place des Ecritures will appeal to history buffs. Explore Rocamadour's surroundings by going to Grottes de Cougnac (in Payrignac), Musee Champollion (in Figeac) and Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Souillac (in Souillac). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at La Cascade d'Autoire, relax in the rural setting at Ferme La Borie D'Imbert, admire the masterpieces at Chateau des Doyens, and get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier de Gramat.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rocamadour attractions website.

Getting from Lourdes to Rocamadour by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Conques.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

4
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Conques

Conques is a former commune in the Aveyron department in southern France, in the Occitanie region. Get some historical perspective at Chateau Belcastel and Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Fenaille and Cascade de Salles-la-Source. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Conques: Espalion (Chateau de Calmont d'Olt & Pont Vieux d'Espalion), Rodez (Musee Denys-Puech & Room Escape Games) and Musee du Couteau de Laguiole (in Laguiole). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire, stroll through Le Canyon de Bozouls, pause for some photo ops at Le Tresor D’orfevrerie, and wander the streets of Village de Conques.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Conques attractions website.

Getting from Rocamadour to Conques by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Rocamadour in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Conques: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Millau.

Things to do in Conques

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Millau

Leather Capital of France

Best known for its sheepskin gloves, Millau was at the head of the French fashion industry for gloves for two centuries.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Eulalie de Cernon and Chateau de Peyrelade. Explore hidden gems such as Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau and Chateau de Brousse le Chateau. Explore Millau's surroundings by going to Castle of Montaigut (in Gissac), Eglise Collegiale de Belmont sur Rance (in Belmont-sur-Rance) and Chateau de Saint-Izaire (in Saint-Izaire). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Graufesenque, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Severac, and appreciate the history behind Les Fortifications de La Cavalerie.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Millau online itinerary planner.

Getting from Conques to Millau by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Millau, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Najac.

Things to do in Millau

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Najac

Najac is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.Najac village is set along a ridge above a bend in the Aveyron River. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Penne and Halle de Cordes-sur-Ciel. Forteresse de Najac and Musee Marcel Lenoir are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Najac: Eglise Saint-Antonin (in Saint-Antonin Noble Val), Chapelle Notre-Dame de Treize-Pierres (in Villefranche-de-Rouergue) and Les Chateaux de Bruniquel (in Bruniquel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Loc-Dieu, make a trip to Chartreuse Saint-Sauveur, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Saint Christophe, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Reine Margot.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Najac trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Millau to Najac in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Millau in February, with highs in Najac at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cahors.

Things to do in Najac

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Cahors

Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cahors is a lovely medieval peninsular town located in the heart of the red wine country.
Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Chambert and Marche de Cahors. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne and Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac. Change things up with these side-trips from Cahors: Domaine Des Sangliers (in Puy-l'Eveque), Chateau Lacapelle Cabanac (in Lacapelle-Cabanac) and Chateau Eugenie (in Albas). The adventure continues: get outside with Mont Saint-Cyr, admire the masterpieces at Musee de Cahors Henri-Martin, hike along Chemin de Halage, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Barthelemy.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cahors online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Najac to Cahors takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Cahors

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Saint-Raymond and Espace EDF Bazacle. Get some historical perspective at Chateau Foucaud et parc and Village Medieval de Lautrec. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toulouse: Abbaye Saint Pierre (in Moissac), Cave de Labastide (in Labastide-de-Levis) and Albi (Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, Musee de la Mode, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, try to win big at Casino Barriere Toulouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Cahors to Toulouse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Toulouse can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips