Located south of France, Midi-Pyrénées is the largest metropolitan area. It is therefore not surprising to find there a great scenic variety. In the north, the Massif Central borders the departments of Lot, home to the Natural Park of the Quercy, and Aveyron and plateaux of Larzac. Some tourist sites attract a steady stream of visitors, such as Millau viaduct, or the important medieval heritage villages such as Rocamadour. Further south, in the Tarn, we discover the red city of Albi, with its brick cathedral, or Gaillac, famous for its wines. The contrast between the rural departments of Gers and Ariège that surround the Haute-Garonne, Toulouse headquarters, the pink city and its industry. Continuing south, one stumbles on the first high Pyrenees, border with Andorra and Spain. We quickly reached the heights of over 3,000 meters, through landscapes of forests and steep slopes, drive to the ski resorts. ... read more

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