9 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

9 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

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9 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Carcassonne Center, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Sort, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Hendaye, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lourdes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

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nights
Carcassonne Center, France

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a stroll through Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Reserve Africaine de Sigean, look for gifts at Fromagerie la Ferme, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent's Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Carcassonne Center online journey planner .

London, UK to Carcassonne Center is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Carcassonne Center due to the time zone difference. In August, Carcassonne Center is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sort.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Reserve Africaine de Sigean
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Reserve Africaine de Sigean ©
Reserve Africaine de Sigean

1
night
Sort, Spain

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): head outdoors with Aiguadicciorialp and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sort day trip site .

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Sort takes 4.5 hours. In August in Sort, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hendaye.

Things to do in Sort

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Aiguadicciorialp
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River Rafting & Tubing
Aiguadicciorialp ©
Aiguadicciorialp

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nights
Hendaye, France

Hendaye is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The town, France's most southwesterly and a popular seaside tourist resort, stands on the right bank of the River Bidassoa – which marks the Franco-Spanish border – at the point where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the French Basque Country.Hendaye has three distinguishable parts: la ville, which stretches from Saint Vincent's church to the area around the SNCF railway station and the industrial zone; la plage, the seaside quarter; and les hauteurs, the villas and camping sites on the hills between and behind the other two areas.HistoryHendaye acquired its independence from the Urrugne parish in 1598, when Saint Vincent's church was built. Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Hendaye and Sentier du Littoral. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Corniche Basque, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baie de Txigundi.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hendaye day trip planning app .

Drive from Sort to Hendaye in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sort in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hendaye: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Hendaye

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Guethary, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye

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Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at SARL DU SANCTUAIRE. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees and then see the sky in a new way at Pic Du Midi.

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Drive from Hendaye to Lourdes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hendaye in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Lourdes, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lourdes

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pic Du Midi, Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees, Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees
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SARL DU SANCTUAIRE ©
SARL DU SANCTUAIRE
Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees ©
Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees
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