10 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

10 days in Midi-Pyrenees & Languedoc-Roussillon Itinerary

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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.
To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Toulouse tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Toulouse is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Toulouse is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Toulouse. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for 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. On the 17th (Fri), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, take in the views from Pont Vieux, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Albi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Toulouse to Albi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Cité de Carcassonne and then make a trip to Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne trip planner.

Drive from Albi to Carcassonne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car 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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Chateau de Foix. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Grotte de Niaux, then take an in-depth tour of Parc de la Prehistoire, and then make a trip to Chateau de Foix.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Foix day trip planning app.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Foix in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Foix

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Lourdes

— 3 nights
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Visiting Pic Du Midi and Gaube Lake will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cauterets (Pont d'Espagne & Chemin des Cascades) and Cirque de Gavarnie (in Gavarnie). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lourdes trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Foix to Lourdes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Foix in July, you will find days in Lourdes are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): engage your brain at Cite de l'espace. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Le Capitole and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Le Riad du Bien etre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Toulouse itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Toulouse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lourdes in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Toulouse, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums · Museums · Baths · Spas