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Cheap flights to Midi-Pyrénées

Midi-Pyrénées is the largest region in Metropolitan France based on area. It comprises of eight départements, namely, Ariège, Aveyron, Gers, Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées, Lot, Tarn, and Tarn-et-Garonne. The region's capital city and France's fourth largest city is Toulouse, near the Pyrenees and in the Haute-Garonne département.

What to see & do

Padirac Cave - Otherwise called the Padirac Chasm or Gouffre de Padirac, the cave found near Gramat in the Lot département is a tourist attraction as an extraordinary natural phenomena. Visitors can either take the stairs or descend 75 metres into the chasm with a diameter of about 35 metres. The cave is 103 metres deep and has a partly boat-navigable subterranean river system. The cave system may be explored on foot or by boat.

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes - More commonly known as the Domain is an area in the town of Lourdes surrounding the Catholic shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes. The Sanctuary is known as a destination for devotional activities, pilgrimage, and accommodation for sick pilgrims who wish to be healed miraculously by Lourdes water.

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de la ville de Toulouse - Muséum de Toulouse is a museum in Toulouse devoted to the city's natural history. The large museum houses a rich collection of over 2.5 million artefacts and items. The collections are divided into several categories, namely Prehistory, Botany, Mineralogy, Ornithology, Osteology, Palaeontology, and Vertebrates. The museum is also attached to the Henri Gaussen Botanical Garden, a botanic garden honouring the Toulouse-based botanist and phytogeographer. The garden is also part of the Earth and Life Science Research and Training Paul Sabatier University.

Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse - Also located in the region's capital is an opera house and ballet company, situated inside the main administration building of the Capitole. The theatre holds world-class productions and live performances that tourists can enjoy.

Pic du Midi de Bigorre - Pic du Midi is a mountain made famous by the astronomical observatory, the Observatoire du Pic du Midi de Bigorre, located there as part of the Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées.

How to get around within Midi-Pyrénées

Toulouse is served by the Toulouse Metro, consisting of two primarily underground metro lines: Lines A and B. The two lines serve 37 stations. The Tisséo Network also consists of a tram that serves 18 stations, and 81 scheduled bus services, plus a free City Centre Shuttle. Additionally, Midi-Pyrénées also has taxi services.

How to get there

Midi-Pyrénées is well-served by five airports. Toulouse-Blagnac Airport of Toulouse handles many of the flights flying into the region from many parts of the world, including Athens, Dublin, London, Amsterdam, Munich, Istanbul, and Geneva. Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport is a small regional airport situated 9km south-southwest of the commune Tarbes and near the commune Lourdes of the Hautes-Pyrénées département. The airport is served by Air France, Iberia Regional, and Ryanair to connect the region to Paris, Madrid of Spain, and Bergamo of Italy. There are also seasonal flights offered to Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands, Spain, and other cities in Italy. The other three airports are Rodez-Marcillac Airport in Salles-la-Source, Castres-Mazamet Airport in Castres and Mazamet, and Brive–Souillac Airport in Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Flights to Midi-Pyrénées

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