11 days in Occitanie Itinerary

11 days in Occitanie Itinerary

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1
Toulouse
— 2 nights
2
Lourdes
— 1 night
3
Rocamadour
— 1 night
4
Millau
— 1 night
5
Montpellier
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile (in Albi), Carcassonne Center (Eglise Saint-Nazaire, Cité de Carcassonne, &more) and O'Vineyards (in Villemoustaussou). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Le Capitole, and contemplate the long history of Church of Les Jacobins.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Toulouse online travel route planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Toulouse is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Toulouse, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Toulouse is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lourdes.

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Le Capitole ©
Le Capitole

1
night
Lourdes

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Le Via Crucis/ Way of the Cross/ Chemin de Croix.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lourdes trip planner.

Drive from Toulouse to Lourdes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Lourdes sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites
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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes
Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire ©
Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse, then identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique St-Sauveur.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rocamadour road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lourdes to Rocamadour in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rocamadour are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Millau.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gouffre de Padirac
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Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur
Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes

1
night
Millau

Millau ©
Best known for its sheepskin gloves, Millau was at the head of the French fashion industry for gloves for two centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get outside with Esprit Nature, get your game on at Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau, then snap pictures at Viaduc de Millau, and finally get outside with A2 Parapente.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Millau trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Rocamadour to Millau by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rocamadour in September, you will find days in Millau are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Millau

Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Esprit Nature
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A2 Parapente ©
A2 Parapente
Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau ©
Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau
Viaduc de Millau ©
Viaduc de Millau

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montpellier: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard), Aigues-Mortes (Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes & Porte de la Gardette) and Nimes (Jardins de la Fontaine & La Maison Carree). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, admire the natural beauty at La Bambouseraie en Cevennes, make a trip to Place de la Comedie, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Getting from Millau to Montpellier by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Millau in September, with highs in Montpellier at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Aigues-Mortes, Nimes, Pont du Gard, La Bambouseraie en Cevennes
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La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard