Bordering on Spain, the Midi-Pyrenees region offers you muy caliente and very sunny holidays. Choose a holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees to discover its rich natural heritage, with the Pyrenees National Park. Lovers of museums and culture will not be forgotten!
Midi-Pyrenees: a sunny stay in the Pays d'oc
The Midi-Pyrenees region, which has now merged to become part of Occitania, comprises eight departments:Lot, Aveyron, Tarn, Haute-Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Ariege, Gers and Hautes-Pyrenees. At the gates of Spain, you can conquer its many fortified castles, its small medieval cities, its superb views and its vias ferratas.
Once you have discovered Toulouse, nicknamed the Pink City because of the brick color of its buildings, you will never want to leave it! Visit its Saint-Sernin basilica and Saint-Etienne cathedral, as well as the Cite de l'Espace.
The Pays d'oc is also rich in its medieval past and is full of all kinds of vestiges: check out the castle of Montsegur in Ariege, the castle of Castelnau-Bretenoux, the castle of Cenevieres or the castles of Bruniquel. The small towns of Najac and Cordes-sur-Ciel are not to be outdone with their medieval streets.
If you like authenticity and traditions, take advantage of your holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees to discover the village of Villefranche-de-Rouergue. It is a genuine Occitan treasure, with its typical facades and its Notre-Dame collegiate church. Also book a few days to tour the most beautiful small towns in the hinterland:
Conques and its Romanesque church,
Estaing and its cobbled streets,
La Romieu and its collegiate church, former place of passage for pilgrims on the Way of St. James,
Rocamadour and its Rocher des Aigles,
Or Martel and its belfry.
By opting for a holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees, you will also be able to taste the delicious specialties of the region: aligot, foie gras, Toulouse sausage and gateau a la broche.
Activities for everyone close to your holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees
The landscapes and traditions in Midi-Pyrenees are so diverse that you will not have time to get bored! Whether you go alone, with friends or family, let yourself be tempted by the many activities available to you in the region.
The city of Albi deserves at least a few days of your time. After visiting its old city center and its Sainte-Cecile cathedral, set off to explore its surroundings! The medieval village of Puycelsi will take you back several centuries, while Castelnau-de-Montmiral is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.
Thrill seeker? If you are not afraid of heights, come and challenge the laws of gravity: treat yourself to a parachute jump over the Albigensian region close to your holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees. You can also take a hot air balloon or a tree climbing course. Unless you prefer to explore the underground depths in the galleries of the region.
In Haute-Garonne, the city of Merville also has its share of activities suitable for all ages, and above all, for nature lovers. Discover its park, its castle and its large labyrinth in which you can play hide and seek. Fun guaranteed!
But Occitania is also full of magnificent hiking trails and atypical places, such as the Gouffre de Padirac. Admire the beautiful landscapes from the Cirque de Gavarnie, Col du Tourmalet or Pic du Midi de Bigorre to your heart’s content. The Millau viaduct is also worth a detour.
If you come in winter in your holiday rental in Midi-Pyrenees, go discover the La Mongie ski resort, suitable for all levels of winter sports: from the descent on the buttocks to the black slopes! On the programme: skiing, sledding and snowboarding, but also dog sledding or snowmobile rides. No less than 100 km of trails stretch out in front of you.
From Merville to Albi: your holiday rentals in Midi-Pyrenees
Fancy a city trip in Midi-Pyrenees? Discover the residence Resid'Price, in Merville, and its pretty studios for 4 to 6 people. It boasts a strategic location, not far from Spain and very close to Toulouse, and has a games room with billiards.
Are you dreaming of a holiday rental with a swimming pool in Midi-Pyrenees? Then head towards Albi, in the residence Le Domaine du Green***. This holiday accommodation in Midi-Pyrenees has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool with a paddling pool, but also a sauna and a spa, a ping-pong table, a bar and a treatment center offering massages. You will stay in a cozy apartment that can accommodate between 4 and 8 people. Everything you need to enjoy a great stay in the South! If you go to the residence Le Domaine du Green***, do not hesitate to check out the 9-hole golf course, located next door. Whether you are a golf expert or beginner, you can have fun and relax during your stay in Midi-Pyrenees.
Do you dream of a stay that has purpose? Why not opt for an eco-friendly stay in Midi-Pyrenees? The Vacanceole Group bends over backwards to offer travellers responsible and fair holidays, and to limit the impact of tourism on the environment. As proof of this, we have been committed for several years to a CSR approach, and some of our residences are even Green Key labeled or are Refuge LPO (for the protection of birds), like the residence Le Domaine du Green***. Take advantage of your eco-friendly stay in Midi-Pyrenees to stock up on good memories as well as good habits. Between eco-gestures and energy savings in a pleasant setting, discover how to do help nature while having fun, just by simplifying your daily routine.