Culture and Heritage

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Do you like walking in beautiful villages , discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot? You like old stones , pretty churches , places steeped in history to explore ... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on holiday in Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne and Aveyron, you want see the 1001 castles , prehistoric remains, medieval wonders! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious , the region is a perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires , offers you articles on towns, villages and bastides. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover ... Museums, interpretation centers ... Nothing will escape you!

Visit Millau on foot or by bike

Visit Millau on foot or by bike
Visit Millau on foot or by bike

Millau

Millau is best known for its Viaduct, but its medieval historic center is definitely worth a visit. It is punctuated with small natural bubbles, conducive to relaxation and walking. It stretches ...

Visit Montauban on foot

Visit Montauban on foot
Visit Montauban on foot

Montauban

Montauban is nicknamed "the pinkest of pink towns", because its local stone architecture is remarkable. Its green corridor, its pedestrian streets of the hypercentre, its cycle paths around the ...

La Bastide de Lauzerte: a listed place to discover urgently

La Bastide de Lauzerte: a listed place to discover urgently
La Bastide de Lauzerte: a listed place to disc ...

Lauzerte

Perched on its rocky promontory, Lauzerte benefits from a dominant position over the lower Quercy. Its location on this hill offers its inhabitants, as well as its visitors, a breathtaking ...

Grisolles, the amazing broom capital!

Grisolles, the amazing broom capital!
Grisolles, the amazing broom capital!

Grisolles

Located near the Canal d'Entre Deux Mers, the town of Grisolles, enjoys beautiful landscapes inviting you to stroll and tranquility. Ideally positioned, between the cities of Toulouse and ...

The sensational history of the castles of Bruniquel

The sensational history of the castles of Bruniquel
The sensational history of the castles of Brun ...

Bruniquel

If you like crisp, atypical and original stories, don't hesitate to visit LES châteaux de Bruniquel! Between Brunehaut, legendary builder, family quarrel, movie stars and fire, you will see that ...

Caylus, a fortified town that has remained medieval

Caylus, a fortified town that has remained medieval
Caylus, a fortified town that has remained med ...

Caylus

There are villages that seem to have come straight out of historical novels. Caylus is one of them. The bastide has managed to preserve an authenticity and a typicality which make it a key place ...

Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave: a village with many advantages

Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave: a village with many advantages
Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave: a village with many ...

Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave

Located at the confluence of the Tarn and the Garonne, the bastide of Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave is an architectural site typical of Occitan villages. Indeed, the bastides are a historical ...

Visit of Penne and its castle in the Tarn

Visit of Penne and its castle in the Tarn
Visit of Penne and its castle in the Tarn

Penne

No pun intended, discovering the village of Penne in the Tarn is really worth it! This characterful village is part of the Grands Sites d'Occitanie (fr). It is an obligatory stop for anyone who ...

Heritage walk in Montech

Heritage walk in Montech
Heritage walk in Montech

Montech

Created at the very beginning of the Middle Ages, Montech today retains some heritage traces of that time. Over the centuries, its stronghold (the castrum) grew economically thanks to the ...

Country and cultural walk in Varen

Country and cultural walk in Varen
Country and cultural walk in Varen

Varen

Varen is an incredible medieval village located in the land of Causses and the Valley (Les Causses du Quercy Garonne) of just over 600 souls. As you walk through this ancient fortified city, learn ...

The Aveyron Museums, fascinating cultural visits!

The Aveyron Museums, fascinating cultural visits!
The Aveyron Museums, fascinating cultural visits!

Millau

In the museums of Aveyron , you will find the remains of the Templars . In the Middle Ages, they founded several commanderies on the Causses plateaus . The Albigensian Crusade also marked the ...

Visit the museums of the Tarn!

Visit the museums of the Tarn!
Visit the museums of the Tarn!

Carmaux

In the museums of the Tarn , you will discover the remains of the Paleolithic and prehistoric times . The Cathars also left a beautiful architectural and furniture heritage there . The Albigensian ...

Crafts and discovery of old trades in Tarn-et-Garonne

Crafts and discovery of old trades in Tarn-et-Garonne
Crafts and discovery of old trades in Tarn-et- ...

Grisolles

Old trades are disappearing or becoming scarce and handicrafts are dwindling, to the point where it is more and more difficult to distinguish the craftsman from the artist ... But these old trades ...

The most beautiful villages of Tarn-et-Garonne

The most beautiful villages of Tarn-et-Garonne
The most beautiful villages of Tarn-et-Garonne

Bruniquel

The Tarn-et-Garonne has many geographical advantages. Between its rivers, the Tarn and the Aveyron , its large river valleys , its karst plateaus , called “causses”, and its Gascony slopes , ...