22 days in Occitanie Itinerary

22 days in Occitanie Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Montpellier
— 3 nights
2
Uzes
— 3 nights
3
Rocamadour
— 2 nights
4
Toulouse
— 3 nights
5
Lourdes
— 3 nights
6
Carcassonne
— 4 nights

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Montpellier: Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes), Le Grau-du-Roi (Le Cellier des Cigales & Seaquarium) and Domaine Enclos de la Croix (in Lansargues). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Bertrand Bosc, admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, and make a trip to Porte du Peyrou.

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Sydney, Australia to Montpellier is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Sydney to Montpellier, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Montpellier is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Montpellier

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Millau, Le Grau-du-Roi, Kartix Parc, Cirque de Navacelles, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
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Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Uzes

Uzes ©
Uzès is a small town and a commune in the Gard department in southern France.It lies about 25km north-northeast of Nîmes.HistoryOriginally Ucetia or Eutica in Latin, Uzès was a small Gallo-Roman oppidum, or administrative settlement. Explore Uzes' surroundings by going to La Bambouseraie en Cevennes (in Generargues), Nimes (Jardins de la Fontaine, La Maison Carree, &more) and L'Arene des Bieres (in Marguerittes). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Pont du Gard, make a trip to Place aux herbes, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de la Salamandre, and have fun and explore at Musee 1900.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Uzes route planning tool.

You can drive from Montpellier to Uzes in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Uzes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Uzes

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nimes, La Bambouseraie en Cevennes, Pont du Gard, Grotte de la Salamandre, L'Arene des Bieres
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Un Siecle de Roulottes ©
Un Siecle de Roulottes
Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree

2
nights
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 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Cite Religieuse, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique St-Sauveur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Grotte du Pech-Merle, thenexamine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac, and then make a trip to Moulin Fortifie de Cougnaguet.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rocamadour sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Uzes to Rocamadour in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Rocamadour are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gouffre de Padirac, Grotte du Pech-Merle, Moulin Fortifie de Cougnaguet, Musee du Patrimoine Agricole et Automobile de Salviac
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toulouse: Grotte de Niaux (in Niaux), Chateau de Foix (in Foix) and Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile (in Albi). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, don't miss a visit to Le Capitole, browse the fresh offerings at Marche Victor Hugo, and explore the world behind art at Musee des Augustins.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Toulouse trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rocamadour to Toulouse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grotte de Niaux, Chateau de Foix, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Room Escape Games

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nights
Lourdes

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lourdes: Pic Du Midi (in La Mongie) and Cauterets (Gaube Lake & Pont d'Espagne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Barthelemy, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lourdes trip planning app.

Getting from Toulouse to Lourdes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Lourdes

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cauterets, Pic Du Midi, Eglise Saint-Barthelemy, Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees
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Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees ©
Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception ©
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception

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nights
Carcassonne

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.
Step out of Carcassonne to go to Narbonne and see Abbaye de Fontfroide, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and appreciate the extensive heritage of La Cite Medievale.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Mount Perdu, Abbaye de Fontfroide
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire