The A62, from Toulouse to Bordeaux
The A62, west of the Autoroute des Deux Mers
The A62 freeway is the western section of the Autoroute des Deux Mers linking Bordeaux and Toulouse, providing a vital link between the regions of south-west France. Spanning some 230 kilometers, this freeway crosses a variety of landscapes, from the renowned vineyards of Bordeaux to the vast plains of the Gers. The A62 is renowned for its smooth traffic flow and excellent road surface quality, providing travellers with a pleasant journey. Services along the freeway include rest areas with service stations, restaurants and playgrounds for families on the move. It plays a crucial role in the French road network, facilitating economic and tourist exchanges between two major regions. Whether for adventure-seeking travellers or professionals looking for a fast, reliable route, the A62 remains an essential artery, symbolizing the connectivity and efficiency of the French motorway network.
Fulli offers on the A62 freeway
Explore the countryside along the A62 freeway
Vignobles et Saveurs: Bordeaux in Agen
The A62 freeway promises a picturesque adventure through the jewels of southwestern France, offering travelers a seductive getaway in the heart of territories rich in history and cultural diversity. Starting in Bordeaux, nicknamed the "Pearl of Aquitaine", wine lovers will be delighted to immerse themselves in the region's prestigious vineyards, including Médoc and Saint-Émilion, renowned for their exceptional wines. Continuing inland, the A62 crosses the Landes, famous for its vast pine forests, and reaches Agen, famous for its succulent prunes. Travelers can take a gourmet break by sampling local specialties such as foie gras in charming Gers villages like Condom and Lectoure. The route continues through picturesque agricultural plains, offering verdant panoramas of the Gascony landscape.
Toulouse and beyond: cultural capital and medieval treasures
Continuing south, the A62 reveals the treasures of the Toulouse region, the "Ville Rose". This dynamic, cultural metropolis captivates visitors with its exceptional architecture, including the Saint-Sernin basilica and the Place du Capitole. The cobbled streets of the city center abound with elegant boutiques, lively cafés and a vibrant atmosphere. Nearby, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Carcassonne reveals its impressive medieval ramparts and enchanting atmosphere. The A62 also provides access to the Parc naturel régional des Causses du Quercy, a paradise for nature lovers, with its limestone cliffs, mysterious caves and authentic villages such as Saint-Cirq-Lapopie. The journey along the A62 is a captivating exploration of varied regions, where every kilometer reveals a new facet of the cultural, gastronomic and natural wealth of south-western France.
Towns to discover along the A62 motorway