4 days in Toulouse, Limoges & Sarlat-la-Caneda Itinerary

4 days in Toulouse, Limoges & Sarlat-la-Caneda Itinerary

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Toulouse
— Few hours
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Limoges
— 1 night
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, and then don't miss a visit to Le Capitole.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toulouse holiday planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Toulouse is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Toulouse when traveling from Barcelona in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Limoges.

Things to do in Toulouse

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Le Capitole ©
Le Capitole
Room Escape Games
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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Limoges

Limoges ©
Known for its medieval enamels on copper (Limoges enamels), its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain), and for its oak barrels used for Cognac production, Limoges has a creative flair with historic significance.
On the 10th (Fri), admire the striking features of Gare de Limoges, get your game on at Laser Game Evolution, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Bubble Bump - Limoges, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre du Queyroix, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oradour-sur-Glane.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Limoges online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Limoges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Toulouse in May, you will find days in Limoges are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Limoges

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Oradour-sur-Glane
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Oradour-sur-Glane ©
Oradour-sur-Glane
Gare de Limoges ©
Gare de Limoges
Laser Game Evolution ©
Laser Game Evolution

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, thenlook for gifts at Cave Philippe Godard, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac, and finally experience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planner.

You can drive from Limoges to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Limoges, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Chateau de Beynac
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Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud

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