22 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

22 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

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22 days in The Pyrenees Itinerary

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

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Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Grotte de Massabielle will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique Saint-Pie X and Le Petit Lourdes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lourdes: Cirque de Troumouse (in Gedre), Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees (in Arreau) and Gouffre D'Esparros (in Esparros). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Moulin de Boly - Maison Natale de Bernadette, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Bernadette, contemplate the long history of Le Cachot, and stroll through Voie Verte des Gaves.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lourdes trip itinerary builder app .

Berlin, Germany to Lourdes is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Lourdes, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits. Step out of the city life by going to Lac de Leon and La Cote des Basques. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat (in Cambo les Bains), La Plage (in Mimizan) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Capbreton). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Basque Museum (Musee Basque), get outside with La Grande Plage, pause for some photo ops at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Charles..

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pamplona.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bayonne, La Plage, Lac de Leon, Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits, Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat ©
Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat
Basque Museum (Musee Basque) ©
Basque Museum (Musee Basque)

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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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cerco de Artajona and Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and Museum of Navarra. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural Urbasa Andia, see the interesting displays at Museo Universidad de Navarra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hornacina de San Fermin, and make a trip to Plaza del Castillo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamplona trip planner.

Getting from Biarritz to Pamplona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Biarritz in August: highs in Pamplona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Riglos.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Cerco de Artajona, Iglesia de Sta. Maria de Eunate, Iglesia de Santa Maria la Real
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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

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Riglos, Spain

Riglos ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mallos de Riglos. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacion Santiago Ramon y Cajal and then head outdoors with Mallos de Riglos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Riglos road trip planning site .

Drive from Pamplona to Riglos in 2 hours. Traveling from Pamplona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Riglos, with lows of 21°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Torla.

Things to do in Riglos

Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Centro de Interpretacion Santiago Ramon y Cajal
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Mallos de Riglos ©
Mallos de Riglos

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Torla, Spain

Torla ©
Torla-Ordesa is a municipality in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Via Ferrata de Cascada de Sorrosal and then explore the striking landscape of Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torla trip planner.

You can drive from Riglos to Torla in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Benasque.

Things to do in Torla

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Via Ferrata de Cascada de Sorrosal
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Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park ©
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

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Benasque, Spain

Benasque ©
Benasque, in Benasquese dialect: Benás is a town in the comarca of Ribagorza, province of Huesca, (Spain). You've now added Gorgas de Alba to your itinerary. Visiting Telesilla Ampriu and Ruta del Portillon de Benasque will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Ermita de Sant Quirc de Durro and Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Benasque: Esglesia Romanica Sant Feliu De Barruera (in Barruera), Eglesia de Sant Climent de Taull (in Taull) and Esglesia de la Nativitat de Durro (in Durro). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Ibon del Coll de Toro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ibones de Gorgutes y Puerto de la Glera, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de los Condes de Ribagorza, and steep yourself in history at Sant Joan de Boi.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Benasque online day trip planner .

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

Things to do in Benasque

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

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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 some cultural insight at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges and Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Château de Salses and Eglise abbatiale Saint Michel , son cloitre et le linteau. Step out of Argeles-sur-Mer to go to Ille-sur-Tet and see Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier du Littoral, explore the world behind art at Musee d'art Hyacinthe Rigaud, explore the landscape on two wheels at La Voie Verte de L'Agly, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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You can drive from Benasque to Argeles-sur-Mer in 5.5 hours. August in Argeles-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Perpignan, Eglise abbatiale Saint Michel , son cloitre et le linteau, La Voie Verte de L'Agly, Jonqueres D'oriola Vignobles - Chateau de Corneilla Del Vercol, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Eglise Notre Dame des Anges ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Anges
Lac de la Raho ©
Lac de la Raho

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Parc de la Prehistoire and Musee de L'Inquisition. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cité de Carcassonne and Chateaux de Lastours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carcassonne: Rennes le chateau (in Rennes-le-Chateau), Quai de la Daurade (in Toulouse) and Chateau de Puilaurens (in Lapradelle-Puilaurens). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), and steep yourself in history at Dolmen des Fades.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Argeles-sur-Mer to Carcassonne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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