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Advice on south France itinerary

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I have 12 days for a trip to south France. After adding everything I really wanted to see, I found that I ran out of days... so the last part of the trip (all of Provence!) is now compressed into a single day :(

If someone has been to these places, and maybe could suggest cutting some of the sites out in favor of something else, I'd be very grateful.

I like castles, food, rivers, canoes, hiking, cute villages, caves - as you can probably guess from this itinerary. I prefer lush forests to the more arid terrain, that's why I plan to drive so far north, into Perigord.

Thank you!


Day 0

[arrive Perpignan at night]

Day 1

Perpignan
Drive along the coast to Coullioure
Château de Peyrepertuse
Les Corbieres: Cathar Castles driving tour
[stay at Carcassonne]

Day 2

Carcassonne
Albi
[stay at Albi]

Day 3

Cordes S Ciel
Cahors
Sarlat-le-Caneda
[stay in Sarlat]

Day 4-5

Beynac & Cazenac
Castelnaud
Domme
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac
La Roque-Gageac
Sarlat
Dordogne
[stay in Sarlat]

Day 6

Rocamadour
Gouffre de Padirac
Cahors
St.-Cirq-Lapopie
Pech-Merle?
[stay at Rocamadour]

Day 7

Lot Valley (driving & hiking)
Conques
Entraygues-sur-Truyère (canoe, hike)
[stay at ???]

Day 8-10

Look at Millau Viaduct from Peyre
Driving tour: Canyon de la Dourbie
[stay in some small town near Gorges du Tarn]

morning: canoe from Ste Enimie to Pas de Soucy
Driving tour: Ste Enimie to Le Rozier
Walking tour: Corniche du Tarn?
Walking tour: Tarn Valley footpath?
Aven Armand
Grotte de Dargilan
Walking tour: Corniches Causse Mejean? (7 hr starting from Le Rozier)
Grottes de Trabuc?
Chaos de Monpellier-Le-Vieux?
Walking tour: Corniche du Causse Noir hike?


Day 11

St Guilhem le Desert
Canoe or raft down l'Hérault from Clamouse to St Guilhem le Desert to
Les Demoiselles.
Then by road or boat to Gorges de la Vis and Cirque de Navacelles.

Day 12

Aix-en-Provence
St. Victoire
Croix de Provence
Les Baux

Day 13

Leave in the morning from Marseilles

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