TOULOUSE PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING DAY TOURS

We are your travel specialist in Toulouse for private sightseeing tours, day trips and small group excursions. Since 2005, we have designed some of the most comprehensive trips in the region to make you discover the best this part of France has to offer. By taking one of our private tours let yourself be driven, learn about the sites and wonders our region has to offer by your personal and knowladgeable driver-guide.

 

ALL PRICES BELOW ARE PER MINIVAN - MAXIMUM 8 PASSENGERS PER TOUR

Carcassonne private tour

CARCASSONNE HALF DAY TOUR

Carcassonne looks like some fairy-tale medieval city. Bathed in late-afternoon sunshine and highlighted by dark clouds, La Cité, as the old walled city is known, is truly breathtaking. The visit of the Basilica with its outstanding stained glass windows is a must. But Carcassonne is more than jsut La Cité. The Ville Basse (Lower Town) which is a also a Bastide town, altogether more tranquil and established in the 13th century, is a more modest stepsister to camp Cinderella up the hill and also merits a browse.

 

290,00 €

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Albi private tour

ALBI & TOLOUSE LAUTREC MUSEUM                    HALF DAY TOUR

Albi is one of the three “Pink Cities” that you can find in our region. Built of bricks, the historical city center is one of the most authentic in the region. The mighty cathedral, a unique example of southern Gothic architecture, built after the Albigeois crusade is a must see for its preserved Renaissance paintings and Last Judgment. The walking tour ...
290,00 €

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Rocamadour visit & tour

ROCAMADOUR & SAINT CIRQ FULL DAY TOUR

Rocamadour has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne, and especially for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has attracted pilgrims from every country, among them kings, bishops, and nobles. The town below the complex of monastic buildings and pilgrimage churches, traditionally dependent on the pilgrimage site and now on the tourist trade, lies near the river on the lowest slopes.

 

550,00 €

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Albi visit, Cordes village & Gaillac wine

ALBI VISIT, CORDES VILLAGE, GAILLAC WINE TASTING

Albi is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the southwestern part of France. Dubbed "Pink City" as its buildings are mainly built out of bricks, the town houses one of the most outstanding Gothic Cathedrals of France that still retains its interior Renaissance painting. The town is also home to the largest Toulouse-Lautrec collection set in a brand new museum. The village of Cordes sur Ciel is that picture perfect hilltop village that many imagine when coming to France. Here, your visit will make you discover more than 120 Gothic homes.

 

480,00 €

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Lourdes visit

LOURDES SANCTUARY VISIT & TOUR

Following the reports that Our Lady of Lourdes had appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions in 1858, Lourdes has developed into a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of miraculous healing. The 150th Jubilee of the first apparition took place on 11 February 2008 with an outdoor mass attended by more than 10 000 pilgrims. Here you will discover the major landmarks as you follow the footsteps of Bernadette.

 

550,00 €

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Castle of Montsegur visit

RENNES LE CHATEAU & CATHAR CASTLE OF MONTSEGUR VISIT

Rennes le Chateau is a small French hilltop village known internationally for being at the center of various conspiracy theories, and for being the location of an alleged buried treasure discovered by its 19th-century priest Bérenger Saunière (name of the curator of the Louvre in the Da Vinci Code), the precise nature of which is disputed by those who believe in its existence, because of the sheer diversity of conflicting theories. The Château de Montségur, that was built on the ruins of one of the last strongholds of the Cathars is one of the most symbolic destinations of this part of France.

 

550,00 €

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Millau Viaduct visit

MILLAU VIADUCT VISIT & ROQUEFORT CHEESE TOUR

The Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed road-bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau. It was  designed by the British architect Norman Foster and French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux. It is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure. The viaduct is part of the A75-A71 autoroute axis from Paris to Montpellier. Construction cost was approximately €400 million. The bridge received the 2006 IABSE Outstanding Structure Award.

 

550,00 €

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Conque Abbey visit

CONQUES ABBEY VISIT & TOUR

The Sainte-Foy abbey-church in Conques was a popular stop for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela. It was built in Romanesque style, using a warm-colored local limestone infilled with a local gray schist. The main draw for medieval pilgrims at Conques were the remains of Sainte Foy, a martyred young woman from the fourth century. Her name has been assimilated into the general conception of 'Holy Faith.' In the late 9th century, a monk from Conques allegedly stole these relics from a nearby monastery in order to draw travellers (and wealth) to Conques.

 

550,00 €

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Pech Merle visit

PECH MERLE CAVE & SAINT CIRQ LAPOPIE VILLAGE

 

In the morning depart for the fabulouse cave of Pech Merle. With original drawings, paintings and etchings dating back 22 000 years ago, this is certainly one of the most beautiful caves one can visit in the south of France. Visit of the Pech Merle cave and wonder through the museum located on site. Then depart for the small village of Saint Cirq Lapopie to many the most beautiful of all the "most beautiful villages of France".

 

550,00 €

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Contact Us

Ophorus Excursions & Tours

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33110 LE BOUSCAT

 

ATOUT FRANCE

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