Gorges du Tarn

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11 March 2023  |  Tourism, Holidays

The best activities for a stay in Occitania

Occitania is a region rich in history, culture and activities for the whole family. If you are looking for ideas for unforgettable family holidays, here are some of our recommendations for activities to do in Occitania.

1) Visit the Cité de Carcassonne

The City of Carcassonne is a fortified city dating back to the Middle Ages located in the department of Aude. The town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the region's most popular tourist sites. Children will love exploring the ramparts, towers and cobbled streets of this medieval town, while parents can admire the fascinating architecture and history of this place.

2) Explore the Gorges du Tarn

The Gorges du Tarn are a magnificent region located in the department of Lozère. Children will love canoeing or kayaking on the River Tarn, while parents can take in the beautiful scenery and local wildlife. The Gorges du Tarn are also an excellent place for hiking or mountain biking with the family.

3) Discover the Cité de l'Espace in Toulouse

La Cité de l'Espace is a theme park located in Toulouse, dedicated to the exploration of space. Kids will love exploring the interactive exhibits, flight simulators and IMAX theaters, while parents can learn about the history of space exploration.

4) Relax on the beaches of the Mediterranean

Occitania is also known for its magnificent fine sandy beaches, ideal for a day of relaxation with the family. The beaches of the Mediterranean, such as those of La Grande Motte, Carnon, or Palavas-les-Flots, offer activities for the whole family, including swimming, sunbathing, water sports and walks by the sea.

5) Explore the Pyrenees National Park

The Pyrenees National Park is a natural park located in the Pyrenees, which extends over the departments of Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées and Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Kids will love exploring the mountains, rivers, and waterfalls in this park, while parents can take in the natural beauty and local wildlife.

In conclusion, Occitania offers many activities for the whole family, from discovering medieval towns to exploring nature. The activities we have featured here are just a few of the many things to see and do in this fascinating region. If you are looking for an unforgettable family vacation, Occitanie is definitely a destination to consider.

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Amélie Roca

I am a Community Manager for Pure France as well as the host of Pure France TV, presenting high quality rental homes all over France.

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