Summer in Occitanie Must-dos, outings, activities, trips...

Summer gives visitors exploring Occitanie the warmest welcome to dip into rivers surrounded by cliffs, stroll on cool mountain footpaths or head to the Mediterranean beaches. Our suggestions will help you make the most out of our sun-drenched summers. 

Must-dos

The Grands Sites Occitanie are especially lovely to explore in summer.

Agde – Pézénas

Le Cap d'Agde

Le Cap d'Agde, Henri Comte

La Grande Motte

La Grande Motte

La Grande Motte, Gérard Rey

Marciac

Festival Jazz In Marciac

Festival Jazz In Marciac, F.Vernhet - Jazz in Marciac

Gorges du Tarn

Les Gorges du Tarn

Gorges du Tarn, G. deschamps

Unesco – Cirque de Gavarnie

Le cirque de Gavarnie, site UNESCO au coeur des Pyrénées

Le cirque de Gavarnie, site UNESCO au coeur des Pyrénées, Patrice Thébault / CRT Occitanie

Destination: the Mediterranean!

Make a beeline for the unspoilt Occitanie coast lined with sandy beaches, rocky coves and little ports where you can soak up local life.

Outdoor activities

Just look at all the things there are to do in summer in Occitanie!

Kitesurfing and Board Sports

Kitesurf sur le littoral de l'Occitanie

Kitesurf sur le littoral de l'Occitanie, ADTHe?rault - Aure?lie Te?pard

Hiking

Balades et randonnées à pied et à vélo

Balades et randonnées, CRT Occitanie

Hiking guides

Accompagnateurs rando

Accompagnateurs rando

The pyrenean mountain passes

Le Col de Hautacam

Cols des Pyrénées à vélo, Col de Hautacam, www.velopeloton.com / HPTE

Outings

Holidays are about getting to the heart of a destination so dive into Occitanie's heritage in summer: spend quality family time exploring our cultural and natural heritage.

Traditional villages and towns

Puycelsi dans le Tarn

Puycelsi dans le Tarn, Dominique VIET

Castles

Château de Peyrepertuse dans l'Aude

Château de Peyrepertuse dans l'Aude, Gilles Crespin

Caves and abysses

Gouffre de Padirac dans le Lot

Gouffre de Padirac dans le Lot, D.BUTAYE - SES de Padirac

Turnkey breaks

Hiking breaks, cycling breaks, food & wine breaks: check out our ready-to-go breaks!

Major sites

Albi "La Rouge"

Albi "La Rouge", D.Viet

Gastronomy and wine tourism

Le Roquefort

Le Roquefort, CRT Occitanie_Dominique VIET