Journeys and Excursions
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Duration: Full day
Location: Pays Lauragais



When can I come?
Available throughout the year  (subject to availability ).

A great combination of culture and gastronomy ! Have lunch in a restaurant where Cassoulet is home made!

Group can be from 2 to 8 people, more people on demand.

What level of physical activity should travelers expect? Easy, most travellers can participate. Good walking shoes are highly recommended.


Day tour from 9am to 6.30pm

In the morning, we visit the Saint Papoul Abbaye and its beautiful cloister. A guided tour that will give you a good overview of the history of this 9th century monastery. Discover 1200 years of history through the monks’ refectory, the cloister, the chapter house, the old cathedral with its baroque choir, its Romanesque chevet sculpted by the Master of Cabestany and its monumental tower-porch. Then we will head up to the “Canal du Midi Grand Bassin” and the St Roch lock in Castelnaudary, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Lunch in a restaurant where you will be able to eat the local typical dish, the best Cassoulet in Castelnaudary! (other choices possible).

In the afternoon, we will go to the saint Ferreol lake to learn more about the fantastic history of the Canal du Midi (museum possible), and we will visit the small town of Revel with its beautifull medieval Beffroi. And we will finally finish the day by visiting a goat and cow chease farm!





This tour includes :

-Transport from and to your hotel*

-English speaking private guide and driver

-Comfortable car or minivan

This tour does not include :

Meals, drinks

-Entrance fees to site and museums
Personal insurances and expenses

*Pick up and drop off location

For shared tours from Toulouse:

Metro Ramonville station : Take the exit « SORTIE vers parc relais et arrêt minute »

For shared tours from Carcassonne :

Place du Prado, 11000 Carcassonne

For private tours : choose your hotel on the list or specify your pick up location by entering the address when booking.

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