Tours to the South of France

Besides the nearby excursions and day tours, Detours Pyrenees also offers the possibility of getting to the most interesting tourist sites in the South of France. Why don’t you take advantage of your visit to Lourdes, the Pyrenees or Southwestern France to discover with us other enchanting French regions?

Your trip to France will not only include a visit to Lourdes, the Pyrenees or Southwestern France? Besides visiting us, you’re looking for a way to continue your journey for visiting some of the most magnificent regions which well worth your visit such as Aquitaine, Languedoc Roussillon, Provence, Côte d’Azur, Catalonia, Dordogne and Périgord… Do not look further! Apart from taking care of your visit to our region of origin (Lourdes – Pyrenees), it will be a pleasure to drive you to your next destination of your Grand Tour and make you visit the destinations you will choose.

We will design with you the best tailor-made itinerary which will meet your needs and expectations so you can discover the wonderful treasures France has to offer. To give you a mouth watering, here are some of the destinations we can take you to, apart from guiding you in Lourdes, our Pyrenees or Southwestern France !

Our suggested multi-day trips to the South of France that you can add before or after your discover of the Pyrenees:


Tour to Aquitaine 

The Basque Country -or the Basque Region- (Bayonne, Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hendaye, Espelette, Ainhoa, Saint Jean Pied de Port, Sare and the tourist train of La Rhune, San Sebastián)


Tour of the Pyrenean Prehistoric Caves from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean

Isturitz and Oxocelhaya caves in the Basque Country, Gargas Caves in the High Pyrenees, the cave of Mas d’Azil, the Niaux Cave, La Vache cave, The Lombrives cave, the Prehistoric Park at Tarascon sur Ariège, the Prehistoric Museum at Tautavel in the Eastern Pyrenees.


The Cathar Country, Languedoc and Catalonia

The Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cathar castles of  Peyrepertuse and Quéribus, the picturesque coastal town of Collioure on the Vermilion Coast, the town of Rivesaltes land of the Muscat Wine, Figueres and Costa Brava, homeland of the genius Salvador Dalí.


The Gorges du Tarn, The Cévennes National Park and the Gorges of Ardèche

Millau, La Malène, Sainte Enimie, Florac, the Gorges of Ardèche and the Pont d’Arc.


Cave art of the Vézère Valley, in Périgord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Lascaux Cave, Rouffignac Cave, Combarelle Cave, the Cave of Font de Gaume, the National Prehistoric Museum and l’Abri Pataud at Les Eyzies de Tayac…


The Roman trail in Southeastern France

the Maison Carrée and the Roman Arena of Nîmes, UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Antique Theater of Orange, the Roman Arena and the Antique theater of Arles, the Pont du Gard and the Roman small town of Vaison la Romaine.



Avignon and the Popes’ Palaces, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the iconic villages of Gordes, Les Baux de Provence, the vibrant city of Aix en Provence, the amazing ochre quarries of Roussillon and Rustrel (called the Colorado Provençal) in the Luberon region, Marseille and the Calanques’ National Park.


The French Riviera

Cannes, Grasse, Saint Paul de Vence, Nice, Monaco, Menton