23 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

23 days in Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

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Montpellier
— 4 nights
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Uzes
— 4 nights
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Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via
— 3 nights
Drive
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Perpignan
— 6 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne
— 5 nights
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Montpellier

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Get out of town with these interesting Montpellier side-trips: Mont St-Clair (in Sete), Aigues-Mortes (Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, &more) and Le Grau-du-Roi (Seaquarium, Espiguette Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Maison de la Nature, explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, shop like a local with Place de la Comedie, and see the interesting displays at Le Pavillon Populaire.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Montpellier trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Montpellier is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect nights in Montpellier to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

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4
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Uzes: L'Arene des Bieres (in Marguerittes), Nimes (Musee de la Romanite, La Maison Carree, &more) and Musee Albert-Andre (in Bagnols-sur-Ceze). The adventure continues: take in the views from Pont du Gard, examine the collection at Un Siecle de Roulottes, admire the sheer force of Cascades du Sautadet, and look for gifts at Domaine de la Catherinette.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uzes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Uzes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Montpellier in December, expect nights in Uzes to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via.

Things to do in Uzes

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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3
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Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via

Explore Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via's surroundings by going to Grotte de Fontrabiouse (in Fontrabiouse) and Les Bains de Saint Thomas (in Fontpedrouse).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via road trip planning app.

You can drive from Uzes to Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Uzes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Perpignan.

Things to do in Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:

6
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Perpignan

Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perpignan: Narbonne (Abbaye de Fontfroide, Vie D'oc, &more), Terra Vinea (in Portel-des-Corbieres) and Etang Du Doul Et De La Saline (in Peyriac-de-Mer). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cathedrale St-Jean, steep yourself in history at Castillet, admire the striking features of Moulin de Collioure, and witness the site of a historic battle at Château de Salses.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Perpignan road trip planner.

You can drive from Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via to Perpignan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Perpignan can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Perpignan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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5
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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.
Carcassonne is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and get engrossed in the history at Musee De L'ecole.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Carcassonne attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Perpignan to Carcassonne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perpignan in December: highs in Carcassonne hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods
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