Discover our 3  extraordinary destinations!

 

 Jump on board for a rich and unique experience to discover the 3 unmissable destinations in south-west France

Tick off fine eating, pleasant encounters and heritage from your holiday “to do” list!

 

Albi and Cordes-sur-Ciel

DAY TRIP

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Stroll through the streets of one of the most Italian French cities !

 

In the morning, you will discover Albi and the magnificient Saint Cecile’s Cathedral, then visit with your guide the Berbie Palace, home to the Toulouse Lautrec Museum. His life and works will take you back in time, and into a very special atmosphere… 

The afternoon will be dedicated to the irresistible medieval bastide Cordes-sur-Ciel !A road train will take you up the hill to meet exceptional craftsmen and discover their work, passion and knowledge. A “crunchy and chocolatey” tasting will be the icing on this savoury day !

Arrival in Toulouse planned for 6.30pm.

Programme of the day :

  • 8.45am : Departure from Toulouse
  • Guided tour in Albi : the old town centre, Saint Cecile Cathedral et entrance to the Toulouse-Lautrec museum
  • Lunch and free time 
  • Guided tour in Cordes-sur-Ciel
  • 6.30pm : Arrival in Toulouse

Price includes :

  • Coach transfers from and to Toulouse
  • Commentaries and guided tours by a guide in English and French 
  • Entrance tickets to the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum
  • Road train up and down at Cordes-sur-Ciel
  • Complementary tasting of a “croquant” and chocolate at the Musée du Sucre !

Price does not include lunch or any personal purchases.

 

 

Excursion details : 

  • May – June : every Saturday 
  • July – August – September : Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Departure and arrival in Toulouse : 8h45 – 18h30

Reduced rate : 45€      /      Full rate : 55€

Carcassonne

DAY TRIP

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Following the steps of the Cathars, discover the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe !

 

Embark on a journey through time to explore the largest fortified city in the Cathar Country. You would not believe all the secrets lurking in the shadows of the towers and walls of Carcassonne…! 

Your guide will take you through the Château Comtal, then you will enjoy a small apéritif before lunch time. 

In the afternoon, some free time will allow you to stroll through the paved streets of the Cité.            

Arrival in Toulouse planned for 5.30pm. 

Programme of the day :

  • 8.45am : Departure from Toulouse
  • Guided tour in Carcassonne : the medieval citadel, including the Saint Nazaire Basilica and the Château Comtal
  • Lunch (not included) 
  • Free time 
  • 5.30pm : Arrival in Toulouse

Price includes :

  • Coach transfers from and to Toulouse
  • Commentaries and guided tours by a guide in English and French 
  • Entrance tickets to the Château Comtal 
  • A free small medieval aperitif !

Price does not include lunch or any personal purchases. 

Excursion details : 

  • May – June : every Sunday
  • July – August – September : Fridays and Sundays
  • Departure and arrival in Toulouse : 8h45 – 17h30

Reduced rate : 45€      /      Full rate : 55€

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