15 days in Occitanie Itinerary

15 days in Occitanie Itinerary

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Toulouse
— 1 night
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Gramat
— 2 nights
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Rodez
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne
— 2 nights
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Argeles-sur-Mer
— 1 night
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Les Angles
— 2 nights
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Saint-Lary-Soulan
— 2 nights
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Lourdes
— 2 nights
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Toulouse

— 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the views from Pont Neuf, get curious at Aeroscopia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, and finally make a trip to Le Capitole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, take in the views from Pont Vieux, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Theatre du Capitole.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip itinerary maker.

Dublin, Ireland to Toulouse is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Toulouse. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Toulouse at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Gramat.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

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Gramat

— 2 nights
Gramat is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. On the 5th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier de Gramat, make a trip to Gouffre de Padirac, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Lacave, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ferme La Borie D'Imbert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): trek along Chemin de Halage, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cenevieres, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gramat vacation maker site.

Getting from Toulouse to Gramat by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gramat when traveling from Toulouse in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Rodez.

Things to do in Gramat

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

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Rodez

— 2 nights
Rodez is a small city and commune in the South of France, about 150 km northeast of Toulouse. On the 7th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Calmont d'Olt, then take in breathtaking views at Le Canyon de Bozouls, and then make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Village de Conques, admire the striking features of Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Belcastel.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rodez tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gramat to Rodez takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Rodez

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Carcassonne

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cité de Carcassonne. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Chateaux de Lastours, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Limousis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne road trip planning site.

Getting from Rodez to Carcassonne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, Carcassonne is somewhat warmer than Rodez - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Argeles-sur-Mer

— 1 night
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. On the 11th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Cathedrale St-Jean, identify plant and animal life at Sentier du Littoral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges, then take a stroll through Quartier du Moure, then don't miss a visit to Fort Saint-Elme, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Argeles-sur-Mer sightseeing planner.

Getting from Carcassonne to Argeles-sur-Mer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Argeles-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Les Angles.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Les Angles

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc animalier des Angles, then explore the activities along Lac des Bouillouses, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Matemale, and finally head outdoors with Grotte de Fontrabiouse. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Gorges de Caranca, then Head underground at Grotte des Canalettes, then don't miss a visit to Ramparts of Villefranche-de-Conflent, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Liberia.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Les Angles travel route planner.

You can drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Les Angles in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint-Lary-Soulan.

Things to do in Les Angles

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Saint-Lary-Soulan

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, learn more about the world around you at Maison du Parc national des Pyrenees de Saint-Lary Soulan, then Head underground at Gouffre D'Esparros, and finally identify plant and animal life at Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Pic Du Midi, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle du Neouvielle, and then trek along Vallee du Rioumajou.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Lary-Soulan trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Les Angles to Saint-Lary-Soulan in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Saint-Lary-Soulan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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Lourdes

— 2 nights
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Massey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de l'Adoration., then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees, and finally make a trip to Moulin de Boly - Maison Natale de Bernadette. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Le Petit Lourdes, Head underground at Grottes de Betharram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Massabielle, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lourdes tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Saint-Lary-Soulan to Lourdes in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Lourdes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Lourdes

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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