1 vehicle 2 persons, 13 days UK to UK, Price includes hotels travelling to and from the region, and all camping fees, any hotels used on the trek are at the discretion of the customer and cost. [Ferry or tunnel to France not included]
Cathare Trail based in Languedoc region, camping.
Saturday. 7am ferry drive to Limoges hotel overnight not included. 8 hours 685 km
Sunday. Limoges to Foix. 6 hours 375 km
Monday. Leave Foix and start exploring on the trail that takes us through a stunning area at the foothills of the Pyrenees, visiting Castles and Mediaeval towns and villages along the way. We travel at a gentle pace taking time to stop and explore.
Tuesday. Our journey takes us from Foix to the Mediterranean,
Friday. Day off in the fabulous seaside town of Collioure it is stunning, with great seafood & vino of course!
Saturday. Leave the Med and head back inland.
Tuesday. Carcassonne for our final night on the trail, Carcassonne is the castle where Robin Hood Prince of thieves was filmed. One of the best Castles in Europe.
Wednesday. Carcassonne to Le Mans hotel not included. 9 hours 772 km
Thursday. Le Mans to Calais and homeward bound. 6 hours 425 km
Vehicles; Suitable for vehicles such as Discovery 3/4/5, Defender, Range Rover, Shogun, Land Cruiser, Freelander, Discovery Sport
Tyres: All-Terrain such as BFG KO2’s no low-profile tyres allowed, 5th full size tyre.
You need, good camping gear tent/cooking/table/chairs/fridge cooler
All weather clothing needed, 4 seasons sleeping bag!
We provide, guide vehicle with support equipment, first aid, recovery equipment, diagnostic, and tools, air jack, 2-way radios for comms, an experienced guide / first aider/ Fridge / Cooker/ Kettle/ table/ mechanical knowledge & diagnostics.
1/ International Driving permits for France, you can get from your main post office, not required at the moment
2/ European Assistance for your vehicle and holiday/medical insurance EHIC card valid until it expires
3/ V5 & MOT Certificate originals
4/ Green card / Vehicle insurance
5/ European Travel kit
6/ Covid 19 guidance as and when it’s given by the Governments, proof of Covid vaccinations & negative test within 24hrs of travel or as rules at the time demand