22 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

22 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Pyrenees visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Berlin, Germany
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h 45 min
1
Lourdes, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pamplona, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Riglos, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Torla, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Benasque, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Argeles-sur-Mer, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Carcassonne, France
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: Berlin, Germany

3
nights
Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. You'll explore and learn at Moulin de Boly - Maison Natale de Bernadette and Le Petit Lourdes. Get a sense of the local culture at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Moulin Lacade - Maison Paternelle de Sainte Bernadette. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lourdes: Cirque de Troumouse (in Gedre), Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees (in Arreau) and Gouffre D'Esparros (in Esparros). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilique Saint-Pie X, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de l'Adoration., stroll through Voie Verte des Gaves, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Massabielle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Lourdes online day trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Lourdes is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Lourdes are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirque de Troumouse, Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees, Gouffre D'Esparros, Bridge of Napoleon
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Saint-Pie X ©
Basilique Saint-Pie X
Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees ©
Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

3
nights
Biarritz, France

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits. You'll explore and learn at Basque Museum (Musee Basque) and Planete Musee du Chocolat Biarritz. Explore Biarritz's surroundings by going to Lac de Leon (in Leon), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Capbreton) and La Plage (in Mimizan). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with La Grande Plage, see the interesting displays at Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, and kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Biarritz trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Lourdes to Biarritz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Biarritz, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Pamplona.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bayonne, Lac de Leon, Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits, Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat ©
Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat
Basque Museum (Musee Basque) ©
Basque Museum (Musee Basque)

3
nights
Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona ©
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and Museo Universidad de Navarra will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cerco de Artajona and Iglesia de San Nicolas. When in Pamplona, make a side trip to see Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real in Olite, approximately Olite away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Toros de Pamplona, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Navarra, and make a trip to Archivo Real y General de Navarra.

Make your Pamplona itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Pamplona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Biarritz in August, expect nights in Pamplona to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Riglos.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate, Cerco de Artajona, Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real
Highlights from your plan
Cerco de Artajona ©
Cerco de Artajona
Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate ©
Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate
Parque Natural Urbasa Andia ©
Parque Natural Urbasa Andia

1
night
Riglos, Spain

Riglos ©
You've now added Mallos de Riglos to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Santiago Ramon y Cajal and then get outside with Mallos de Riglos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Riglos attractions planner.

You can drive from Pamplona to Riglos in 2 hours. Traveling from Pamplona in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Riglos. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Torla.

Things to do in Riglos

Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Centro de Interpretacion Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Highlights from your plan
Mallos de Riglos ©
Mallos de Riglos
Centro de Interpretacion Santiago Ramon y Cajal ©

1
night
Torla, Spain

Torla ©
Torla-Ordesa is a municipality in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. You've now added Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park to your itinerary. On the 26th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Via Ferrata de Cascada de Sorrosal and then explore the striking landscape of Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Torla tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Riglos to Torla takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Benasque.

Things to do in Torla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Via Ferrata de Cascada de Sorrosal
Highlights from your plan
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park ©
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

3
nights
Benasque, Spain

Benasque ©
Benasque, in Benasquese dialect: Benás is a town in the comarca of Ribagorza, province of Huesca, (Spain). Gorgas de Alba has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull and Telesilla Ampriu. Escape the urban bustle at Benasque Cerler Anciles and Cascada de Ardones. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Benasque: Sant Joan de Boi (in Boi), Durro (Esglesia de la Nativitat de Durro & Ermita de Sant Quirc de Durro) and Esglesia Romanica Sant Feliu De Barruera (in Barruera). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Ibon del Coll de Toro, hike along Ruta del Portillon de Benasque, admire the striking features of Palacio de los Condes de Ribagorza, and step into the grandiose world of Torre Juste.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Benasque trip planner.

Traveling by car from Torla to Benasque takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Benasque

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Durro, Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull, Sant Joan de Boi, Sant Joan de Boi, Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boi
Highlights from your plan
Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull ©
Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull
Ermita de Sant Quirc de Durro ©
Ermita de Sant Quirc de Durro
Esglesia Romanica Sant Feliu De Barruera ©
Esglesia Romanica Sant Feliu De Barruera

3
nights
Argeles-sur-Mer, France

Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Get a sense of the local culture at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges and Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol. Château de Salses and Eglise Saint-Jacques. will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Argeles-sur-Mer to Ille-sur-Tet to see Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Sentier du Littoral, get your game on at Tropical Golf, and find something for the whole family at Luna Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Argeles-sur-Mer online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Benasque to Argeles-sur-Mer by car takes about 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Perpignan, Château de Salses, Eglise abbatiale Saint Michel , son cloitre et le linteau, Eglise Notre Dame des Anges, Lac de la Raho
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Eglise Notre Dame des Anges ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Anges
Lac de la Raho ©
Lac de la Raho

4
nights
Carcassonne, France

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chateau Comtal and Chateaux de Lastours. Get some historical perspective at Cité de Carcassonne and Rennes le chateau. Explore Carcassonne's surroundings by going to Chateau de Puilaurens (in Lapradelle-Puilaurens), Parc de la Prehistoire (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege) and Quai de la Daurade (in Toulouse). The adventure continues: Head underground at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine, steep yourself in history at Dolmen des Fades, see the interesting displays at Musee de L'Inquisition, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne trip planner.

You can drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Carcassonne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Carcassonne are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateaux de Lastours, Chateau de Puilaurens, Parc de la Prehistoire, Rennes le chateau, Quai de la Daurade
Highlights from your plan
Carcassonne Cathedral ©
Carcassonne Cathedral
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal