๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ SOUTHERN FRANCE & ANDORRA


Carcassonne - France & Andorra itineraryI’ve packed a lot in to this France & Andorra itinerary, which takes in the best of Aude, Occitanie, the Pyrรฉnรฉes-Orientales, Andorra and even a slice of Catalonia. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget.

Here’s your Southern France and Andorra itinerary:

Luxury Toulouse, France
1 โœˆTo Toulouse (Book >) Dep: Evening Arr: Evening ๐ŸจPullman Toulouse Center (Book >) All hotels >
Recommended flight times are for those wanting to depart after work.
2 Couvent des Jacbons is a magnificent place to visit. Take in the city’s beautiful squares and visit Pont Neuf during the day and see it lit up at night. Pre-book a transfer from the airport.
3 ๐ŸšŒToulouse to Andorra La Vella bus (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 14:15 ๐ŸจAndorra Park Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
Contrast the sedate Old Town (take a tour of Casa de la Vall) with the shopping buzz of Meritxell Avenue. VAT is incredibly low in Andorra so leave space if you want to stock up!
4 ๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to Soldeu bus (Bus L3) Dep: Every 20 mins Arr: 25 mins later ๐ŸจSport Hotel Hermitage & Spa (Book >) All hotels >
Head for the hills opposite your hotel – this is excellent hiking and biking country. Your hotel has one of the best spas we’ve seen – perfect for resting weary legs.
5 Dedicate today to a long hike/bike up Vall d’Incles to the Estany Primer de Juclar lake and beyond to the French border if you have the energy. Take plenty of food and water as there isn’t anywhere to resupply along the route.
6 ๐ŸšŒSoldeu to Andorra La Vella bus
๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to La Seu dโ€™Urgell bus (Book >)
๐ŸšŒLa Seu dโ€™Urgell to Puigcerdร  bus(Book >)
Dep: Any time
Dep: 15:00
Dep: 15:54
Arr: 25 mins later
Arr: 15:33
Arr: 16:52
๐ŸจVilla Paulita (Book >) All hotels >
Climb to the top of Puigcerda bell tower then stroll around the lake at sunset. The Tourist Office in the bell tower can tell you if the Yellow Train is running.
7 ๐ŸšŒBourg Madame to Font Romeu bus (Times >)
๐Ÿš„Font Romeu to Villefranche train (Book >)
๐Ÿš„Villefranche to Perpignan (Book >)
Dep: 15:46

Dep: 16:51

Dep: 18:45

Arr: 16:18

Arr: 18:27

Arr: 19:33

๐ŸจMas Latour Lavail (Book >) All hotels >
The Tet Valley is today’s star, best seen from the train or bus. If you take the bus and arrive early into Perpignan then enjoy its Old Town and nearby beaches. If the Yellow Train isn’t running then you can travel from Bourg Madame to Perpignan for โ‚ฌ1 on local bus.
8 ๐Ÿš„Perpignan to Narbonne train
(Book >)
๐Ÿš„Narbonne to Carcassonne train (Book >)
Dep: 13:17

Dep: 16:32

Arr: 14:03

Arr: 17:02

๐ŸจHotel de la Cite (Book >) All hotels >
Narbonne’s cathedral is spectacular – don’t miss it, along with the canal and section of the Roman Via Domitia. Walk across the Via Domitia for excellent views of the citadel.
9 Spend at least 2 hours exploring the ramparts and Chรขteau Comtal, soak up the atmosphere in a cafรฉ within the walls. Top quality produce can be bought from the Place Carnot market on Tue, Thu and Sat.
10 โœˆCarcassonne to home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening Connect this Southern France and Andorra itinerary with the France itinerary or Andalucia itinerary
Visit the ‘new’ part of the city and walk along Canal du Midi.
Mid-range Andorra
1 โœˆTo Toulouse (Book >) Dep: Evening Arr: Evening ๐ŸจNovotel Airport (Book >) All hotels >
Recommended flight times are for those wanting to depart after work.
2 Couvent des Jacbons is a magnificent place to visit. Take in the city’s beautiful squares and visit Pont Neuf during the day and see it lit up at night. Pre-book a transfer from the airport.
3 ๐ŸšŒToulouse to Andorra La Vella bus (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 14:15 ๐ŸจNH Hesperia (Book >) All hotels >
Contrast the sedate Old Town (take a tour of Casa de la Vall) with the shopping buzz of Meritxell Avenue. VAT is incredibly low in Andorra so leave space if you want to stock up!
4 ๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to Soldeu (Bus L3) bus Dep: Every 20 mins Arr: 25 mins later ๐ŸจSport Hotel Village (Book >) All hotels >
Head for the hills opposite your hotel – this is excellent hiking and biking country. Your hotel gives you access to the spa across the road – perfect for resting weary legs.
5 Dedicate today to a long hike/bike up Vall d’Incles to the Estany Primer de Juclar lake and beyond to the French border if you have the energy. Take plenty of food and water as there isn’t anywhere to resupply along the route.
6 ๐ŸšŒSoldeu to Andorra La Vella bus
๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to La Seu dโ€™Urgell bus (Book >)
๐ŸšŒLa Seu dโ€™Urgell to Puigcerdร  bus (Book >)
Dep: Any time
Dep: 15:00
Dep: 15:54
Arr: 25 mins later
Arr: 15:33
Arr: 16:52
๐ŸจVilla Paulita (Book >) All hotels >
Climb to the top of Puigcerda bell tower then stroll around the lake at sunset. The Tourist Office in the bell tower can tell you if the Yellow Train is running.
7 ๐ŸšŒBourg Madame to Font Romeu bus(Times >)
๐Ÿš„Font Romeu to Villefranche train (Book >)
๐Ÿš„Villefranche to Perpignan train (Book >)
Dep: 15:46

Dep: 16:51

Dep: 18:45

Arr: 16:18

Arr: 18:27

Arr: 19:33

๐ŸจCampanile Perpignan Centre (Book >) All hotels >
The Tet Valley is today’s star, best seen from the train or bus. If you take the bus and arrive early into Perpignan then enjoy its Old Town and nearby beaches. If the Yellow Train isn’t running then you can travel from Bourg Madame to Perpignan for โ‚ฌ1 on local bus.
8 ๐Ÿš„Perpignan to Narbonne train
(Book >)
๐Ÿš„Narbonne to Carcassonne train (Book >)
Dep: 13:17

Dep: 16:32

Arr: 14:03

Arr: 17:02

๐ŸจHotel des Trois Couronnes (Book >) All hotels >
Narbonne’s cathedral is spectacular – don’t miss it, along with the canal and section of the Roman Via Domitia. We’ve picked this hotel for its view of the Citadel, if you want to stay in the action then Hotel de la Cite is a luxury option, or Hotel Le Donjon for a smaller budget.
9 Spend at least 2 hours exploring the ramparts and Chรขteau Comtal, soak up the atmosphere in a cafรฉ within the walls. Top quality produce can be bought from the Place Carnot market on Tue, Thu and Sat.
10 โœˆCarcassonne to home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening Connect this Southern France and Andorra itinerary with the France itinerary or Andalucia itinerary
Visit the ‘new’ part of the city and walk along Canal du Midi.
Budget Narbonne, France
1 โœˆTo Toulouse (Book >) Dep: Evening Arr: Evening ๐ŸจLa Petite Auberge de Saint-Sernin  (Book >) All hostels >
Recommended flight times are for those wanting to depart after work.
2 Couvent des Jacbons is a magnificent place to visit. Take in the city’s beautiful squares and visit Pont Neuf during the day and see it lit up at night. Pre-book a transfer from the airport.
3 ๐ŸšŒToulouse to Andorra La Vella bus (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 14:15 ๐ŸจHรดtel Font del Marge (Book >) All hostels >
Contrast the sedate Old Town (take a tour of Casa de la Vall) with the shopping buzz of Meritxell Avenue. VAT is incredibly low in Andorra so leave space if you want to stock up!
4 ๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to Soldeu bus (Bus L3) Dep: Every 20 mins Arr: 25 mins later ๐ŸจHotel Galanthus & Spa (Book >) All hotels >
Head for the hills opposite your hotel – this is excellent hiking and biking country. Bikes can be hired from the gondola lift building.
5 Dedicate today to a long hike/bike up Vall d’Incles to the Estany Primer de Juclar lake and beyond to the French border if you have the energy. Take plenty of food and water as there isn’t anywhere to resupply along the route.
6 ๐ŸšŒSoldeu to Andorra La Vella bus
๐ŸšŒAndorra La Vella to La Seu dโ€™Urgell bus (Book >)
๐ŸšŒLa Seu dโ€™Urgell to Puigcerdร  bus (Book >)
Dep: Any time
Dep: 15:00
Dep: 15:54
Arr: 25 mins later
Arr: 15:33
Arr: 16:52
๐ŸจHotel Parada (Book >) All hotels >
Climb to the top of Puigcerda bell tower then stroll around the lake at sunset. The Tourist Office in the bell tower can tell you if the Yellow Train is running.
7 ๐ŸšŒBourg Madame to Font Romeu bus (Times >)
๐Ÿš„Font Romeu to Villefranche train (Book >)
๐Ÿš„Villefranche to Perpignan train (Book >)
Dep: 15:46

Dep: 16:51

Dep: 18:45

Arr: 16:18

Arr: 18:27

Arr: 19:33

๐ŸจMyperpignan (Book >) All hostels >
The Tet Valley is today’s star, best seen from the train or bus. If you take the bus and arrive early into Perpignan then enjoy its Old Town and nearby beaches. If the Yellow Train isn’t running then you can travel from Bourg Madame to Perpignan for โ‚ฌ1 on local bus.
8 ๐Ÿš„Perpignan to Narbonne train
(Book >)
๐Ÿš„Narbonne to Carcassonne train (Book >)
Dep: 13:17

Dep: 16:32

Arr: 14:03

Arr: 17:02

๐ŸจMillett Guesthouse (Book >) All hostels >
Narbonne’s cathedral is spectacular – don’t miss it, along with the canal and section of the Roman Via Domitia. If you’d like to pay a little more to stay in the citadel then we can recommend Hotel Le Donjon.
9 Spend at least 2 hours exploring the ramparts and Chรขteau Comtal, soak up the atmosphere in a cafรฉ within the walls. Top quality produce can be bought from the Place Carnot market on Tue, Thu and Sat.
10 โœˆCarcassonne to home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening Connect this Southern France and Andorra itinerary with the France itinerary or Andalucia itinerary
Visit the ‘new’ part of the city and walk along Canal du Midi.

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