10 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

10 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

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Fly
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Toulouse
— 1 night
Drive
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Albi
— 1 day
Drive
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Carcassonne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Foix
— 1 night
Drive
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Lourdes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Toulouse
— 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.
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Tel Aviv, Israel to Toulouse is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Toulouse, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, Toulouse is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albi.

Things to do in Toulouse

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Albi

— 1 day
Albi is a commune in southern France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Les Jardins de la Berbie, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and Pont Vieux. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, then take in the views from Pont Vieux, then explore the world behind art at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie.

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Getting from Toulouse to Albi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Albi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Albi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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.
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stop by Cité de Carcassonne and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Carcassonne holiday maker website.

You can drive from Albi to Carcassonne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Foix.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Foix

— 1 night
Foix is a commune, the former capital of the County of Foix. Chateau de Foix has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): Head underground at Grotte de Niaux, then take an in-depth tour of Parc de la Prehistoire, and then make a trip to Chateau de Foix.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Foix online journey planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Foix in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lourdes.

Things to do in Foix

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Lourdes

— 3 nights
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Escape the urban bustle at Pic Du Midi and Cirque de Gavarnie. Change things up with these side-trips from Lourdes: Cauterets (Pont d'Espagne, Chemin des Cascades, &more). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lourdes tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Foix to Lourdes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Foix in July, you will find days in Lourdes are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lourdes

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Toulouse

— 2 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Riad du Bien etre, Le Capitole and Cite de l'espace. On the 23rd (Thu), engage your brain at Cite de l'espace. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Le Capitole and then soak in style at Le Riad du Bien etre.

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You can drive from Lourdes to Toulouse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lourdes in July, you will find days in Toulouse are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 25th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas · Baths