13 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

13 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

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Fly to Carcassonne Airport, Drive to Carcassonne Center
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Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
Drive
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Argeles-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nimes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint-Chely-du-Tarn
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint-Maurice-Navacelles
— 2 nights
Drive to Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Fly to Charleston

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Carcassonne Center — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, then steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, and finally explore the activities along Lac de Cavayere.

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Charleston, USA to Carcassonne Center is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charleston to Carcassonne Center. Traveling from Charleston in August, things will get slightly colder in Carcassonne Center: highs are around 83°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Argeles-sur-Mer.
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Argeles-sur-Mer — 2 nights

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Promenade du Front de Mer and Sentier du Littoral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argeles-sur-Mer: Ramparts of Villefranche-de-Conflent (in Villefranche-de-Conflent) and Château de Salses (in Salses-Le-Chateau). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Collioure, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale St-Jean, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royale de Collioure.

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Getting from Carcassonne Center to Argeles-sur-Mer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Argeles-sur-Mer are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nimes.
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Nimes — 2 nights

Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): delve into the distant past at La Maison Carree, contemplate the long history of Temple de Diane, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de la Fontaine, then see where the action happens at Arenes de Nimes, and finally ponder the design of Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Musee 1900 and then take in the views from Pont du Gard.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nimes travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Nimes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Nimes, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint-Chely-du-Tarn.
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Saint-Chely-du-Tarn — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Le Moulin de Cenaret, then explore the stunning scenery at Gorges du Tarn, then Head underground at Aven Armand, and finally head outdoors with Grotte de Dargilan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Les Bateliers des Gorges du Tarn and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Loups du Gevaudan.

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You can drive from Nimes to Saint-Chely-du-Tarn in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nimes in August, expect Saint-Chely-du-Tarn to be slightly colder, temps between 78°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint-Maurice-Navacelles.
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Saint-Maurice-Navacelles — 2 nights

Saint-Maurice-Navacelles is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. On the 25th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Cirque de Navacelles, explore the fascinating underground world of La Grotte des Demoiselles, and then snap pictures at Pont du Diable. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grotte de Clamouse.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Maurice-Navacelles vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Chely-du-Tarn to Saint-Maurice-Navacelles takes 2 hours. Traveling from Saint-Chely-du-Tarn in August, Saint-Maurice-Navacelles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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