Heritage and High Tech (Private)
5 Days Private Escorted Tour from Toulouse, Peyreleau & Carcassonne

Features and Inclusions

  • 2 nights B&B in 4 star hotel in Toulouse

  • 1 night half board in 4 star hotel in Peyreleau

  • 1 night half board in 4 star hotel in Carcassonne

  • Private services & transport in executive minivan with qualified driver-guide with entrances & visits according to program

  • Optional Day includes: 1 night B&B in 4 star hotel in Carcassonne, private services and transport in executive minivan with qualified driver-guide with entrances and visits according to program: Queribus Castle, Peyrepertuse Castle

  • Prices do not include: Flights, Drinks and other meals not mentioned, Tips, Luggage Handling

  • Note: While every endeavor is made to keep to the programs and prices outlined, ITS reserves the right to change, modify or cancel certain visits or accommodations and to adapt the price in consequence

 

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Departures and Prices 2018

Starting April 1 - December 31, 2018

Package 5 days

Per Person In Twin

$ 3090.00

Single Room Supplement

$500.00

Package 6 days from:

Per Person In Twin

$ 3870.00

Single Room Supplement

$600.00

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

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Day 1: Toulouse

Arrival at Toulouse airport. Welcome by your driver-guide. Enjoy a walking tour of Toulouse and discover the main sites and monuments. During the tour, you will be able to admire the Capitole town hall and Saint-Sernin basilica, as well as many churches and private mansions, and appreciate wonderful views along the Garonne River. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Toulouse. (O)

Day 2: Airbus, Space Museum

Pick up at your hotel by your driver-guide and guided tour of the Airbus assembly line. The Airbus A380, largest passenger airliner in the world, at your feet! Bang in the middle of this, in Toulouse's eastern suburbs, is the Space Center - la Cité de l'Espace. The Space center contains many exhibitions, interactive resources, planetarium and IMAX cinema. Overnight in Toulouse. (B,O)

 

Day 3: Albi - Roquefort - Peyreleau

Pick up at your hotel by your driver guide and drive over through the Gaillac vineyards to Albi, magnificent pink bricked town on the banks of the Tarn. Admire the fortified Cathedral of Sainte-Cécile , a masterpiece of the Southern Gothic style, before touring the Toulouse Lautrec museum in the old Bishop's Palace, imposing fortress (13th century). On the road to Millau you will pass the village of Roquefort and its famous caves. Visit of the ”Papillon” caves to discover the secrets of the Roquefort cheese. Dinner & overnight in your hotel at Peyreleau. (B,D,O)

 

Day 4: Millau - Carcassonne

Visit of Millau and its viaduct. The Millau Viaduct: Tallest in the world and taller than the Eiffel Tower. It is currently the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world. It has a steel deck, rather than the more usual concrete roadbed. On your way to Carcassonne, stop over at the Abbey of Fontfroide for a visit. Its architectural entity, diverse and varied, has been amazingly well preserved. You will discover its cloister and its church of the XIIth century as well as the rose garden and the terraced gardens from spring onwards. Carcassonne: Visit of the citadel which dominates the old town. It's a town within a town, a maze of narrow cobbled streets within severe ramparts of thick walls. Settle into & overnight in your hotel in Carcassonne. (B,O)

Day 5: Carcassonne

Breakfast at your hotel. End of tour.  (B)

Optional Day 5: Cathar Citadels

Departure for Rennes-le-Château, small medieval castle village, known internationally for being at the center of various conspiracy theories. The story became the origin for hypotheses in documentaries and best-selling books such as The Da Vinci Code. Transfer to Peyrepertuse Castle; a ruined fortress and one of the so-called Cathar castles. The name of Peyrepetuse derived from the ancient language called Occitan and means Pierced Rock. Your tour continues towards Quéribus, Cradle of the Cathar country. It stands on top of the highest peak for miles around. Transfer back to Carcassonne. Overnight at your hotel.  (B,D,O)

Day 6: Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. End of tour.  (B)

 

 

 

        



B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                              
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