30 days in Occitanie Itinerary

30 days in Occitanie Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Toulouse
— 3 nights
2
Rocamadour
— 4 nights
3
Saint-Lary-Soulan
— 2 nights
4
Carcassonne
— 4 nights
5
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
— 3 nights
6
Mons
— 2 nights
7
Millau
— 4 nights
8
Uzes
— 3 nights
9
Montpellier
— 4 nights

3
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Toulouse

Toulouse ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Toulouse side-trips: Porte du Vainqueur (in Cordes-sur-Ciel), Janie Chocolaterie (in Le Sequestre) and Albi (Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile & Pont Vieux). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Cite de l'espace, take an in-depth tour of Parc de la Prehistoire, step into the grandiose world of Site de Latour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Toulouse trip itinerary builder website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Toulouse is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in September; daily highs in Toulouse reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Albi, Porte du Vainqueur, La Ferme du Hitton, Janie Chocolaterie, Escalier Monumental
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Parc de la Prehistoire ©
Parc de la Prehistoire

4
nights
Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Carennac Aventure (in Carennac), Grotte du Pech-Merle (in Cabrerets) and Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac (in Salviac). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique St-Sauveur, and get to know the fascinating history of Ville de Martel.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rocamadour online road trip planner.

You can drive from Toulouse to Rocamadour in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Toulouse in September, Rocamadour is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint-Lary-Soulan.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Lacave, Gouffre de Padirac, La Boucle du Moulin du Saut, Carennac Aventure, Grottes de Cougnac
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the sights as you ascend with Passion Montagne, then identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle du Neouvielle, and then grab your bike and head to La Maison du Randonneur. Here are some ideas for day two: skim along the rocks with Canyoning Saint-Lary and then identify plant and animal life at Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Lary-Soulan vacation builder.

You can drive from Rocamadour to Saint-Lary-Soulan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Saint-Lary-Soulan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Passion Montagne, Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
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Canyoning Saint-Lary ©
Canyoning Saint-Lary
Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees ©
Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees
Passion Montagne ©
Passion Montagne

4
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Leucate Jet Ski (in Port Leucate), La Cave Rouge, Live Escape Game (in Thuir) and Dinosarium (in Torreilles). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, do a tasting at O'Vineyards, and explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Saint-Lary-Soulan to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leucate Jet Ski, Reserve Africaine de Sigean, La Cave Rouge, Live Escape Game, Mount Perdu, Dinosarium
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
La Cave Rouge, Live Escape Game ©
La Cave Rouge, Live Escape Game
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards

3
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet: Exterieur Aventure (in Marquixanes), Gorges de la Guillera (in Rodes) and Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with Oxygen Aventure, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Queribus, stroll around Parc Aventure Font Romeu, and explore the activities along Lac de Balcere.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet tour planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mons.

Things to do in Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Roc Cornut, Exterieur Aventure, Chateau de Queribus, Lac de Balcere, Gorges de la Guillera
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
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Oxygen Aventure ©
Oxygen Aventure
Exterieur Aventure ©
Exterieur Aventure
Chateau de Peyrepertuse ©
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

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Mons

Mons ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at Arbracadabranche Parc Aventure/Caroux, take in the dramatic scenery at Gorges d'Heric, and then discover the deep blue sea with Terre Liquide. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee Departemental du Textile, explore the fascinating underground world of LA FILEUSE DE VERRE- GROTTE DE LA DEVEZE, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Prehistoire Regionale, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Source du Frejo.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mons online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet to Mons in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Millau.

Things to do in Mons

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

LA FILEUSE DE VERRE- GROTTE DE LA DEVEZE, Source du Frejo, Arbracadabranche Parc Aventure/Caroux, Musee Departemental du Textile, Musee de la Prehistoire Regionale
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Terre Liquide ©
Terre Liquide
Gorges d'Heric ©
Gorges d'Heric
Musee Departemental du Textile ©
Musee Departemental du Textile

4
nights
Millau

Millau ©
Best known for its sheepskin gloves, Millau was at the head of the French fashion industry for gloves for two centuries.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Millau: Le Saltadou- Panorama de St Chely du Tarn (in Sainte-Enimie), Aven Armand (in Hures-la-Parade) and Rodez (Musee Soulages Rodez & Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Antipodes Sport Nature, take in the views from Viaduc de Millau, skim along the rocks with Acro-Bat Millau, and get a new perspective on things with Les Bateliers des Gorges du Tarn.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Millau trip planner.

Getting from Mons to Millau by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mons in September; daily highs in Millau reach 25°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Millau

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Rodez, Le Saltadou- Panorama de St Chely du Tarn, Les Bateliers des Gorges du Tarn, Cirque de Navacelles, Commanderie Templiere et Hospitaliere du Larzac - Ste-Eulalie de Cernon
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Antipodes Sport Nature ©
Antipodes Sport Nature
Millau Natura Quad ©
Millau Natura Quad
Viaduc de Millau ©
Viaduc de Millau

3
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Uzes: Grotte de la Salamandre (in Mejannes-le-Clap), Nimes (Tour Magne, La Maison Carree, &more) and La Bambouseraie en Cevennes (in Generargues). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Pont du Gard, scramble along the landscape with Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard, get outside with Camin - Cevennes, and examine the collection at Haribo Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Uzes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Millau to Uzes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Millau in September, expect Uzes to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Uzes

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Nimes, Grotte de la Salamandre, Camin - Cevennes, Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard, La Bambouseraie en Cevennes
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard ©
Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard
Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree

4
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Montpellier

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Montpellier: Seaquarium (in Le Grau-du-Roi), Aigues-Mortes (Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, &more) and Domaine Enclos de la Croix (in Lansargues). And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with Escal'OSud, shop like a local with Place de la Comedie, observe the fascinating underwater world at Planet Ocean Montpellier, and zoom along the surf with Jet evasion 34.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Montpellier online road trip planner.

You can drive from Uzes to Montpellier in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montpellier

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Aigues-Mortes, Seaquarium, Jet evasion 34, La Grotte des Demoiselles, Domaine Massillan
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Escal'OSud ©
Escal'OSud
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Manade Vitou de Fontmarie ©
Manade Vitou de Fontmarie