Ville de Castres Towns, Villages and Bastides in Castres

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Location : In town

Province : Tarn - Les montagnes de granite

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    • Discover the town of Castres in the Tarn : a cultural treasure of the South of France

      Located in the heart of the Tarn department, in the beautiful Occitanie region of southern France, Castres is a destination not to be missed for lovers of history, culture and charming landscapes.

      Along the banks of the Agout, this dynamic city offers a captivating blend of charm, elegant architecture and the gentle way of life.

      Soak up its timeless charm

      Whether you are passionate about art, history or nature, Castres has something to offer every visitor. With its museums, its streets and its landscapes, this town in Tarn is an ideal destination for an enriching getaway with family, friends or alone. Explore Castres and let yourself be seduced by its timeless charm and rich cultural heritage.

      Activities in Castres

      • The Goya Museum : an artistic treasure                                             
        In the heart of Castres is the Goya Museum, a cultural gem housing an impressive collection of European works of art, with particular attention paid to the works of the Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Founded in 1840, this museum offers visitors a captivating dive into art history, with temporary exhibitions and permanent pieces that celebrate the richness and diversity of human creativity. Discover the Goya Museum online.

      • The Coche d'Eau : an atypical stroll along the canals                   
        For a getaway off the beaten track, board the Coche d'Eau, a traditional boat which sails peacefully along the picturesque canals of Castres. This leisurely cruise offers visitors a unique perspective on the city, with breathtaking views of the old stone bridges, historic mansions and idyllic landscapes that line the banks of the Agout. Book your ride online now.
      • Festivals and events: a calendar full of events                       
        Castres is also renowned for its numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Enjoy pleasant moments at the water's edge with the Guinguette open all summer, enjoy open-air concerts and numerous culinary specialties. Don't also miss the Venetian Carnival or the Christmas market which attract visitors from all over the region. Find your next outing on our calendar.
      • The Municipal Theater : a dynamic cultural center                 
        The Municipal Theater of Castres is a dynamic cultural center which offers a varied program of shows, concerts and theatrical performances. Whether you are a fan of classical music, contemporary theater or dance, you will always find a captivating event to discover. Find the theater's cultural programming.
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Traveller Reviews Ville de Castres

4 sur 5 1 review

  • Sandra PINHO

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Sandra PINHO on 16/09/2023

    A very beautiful city, you can stroll through the gardens, the small streets full of beautiful things to look at.

Ride around

Randonnée Boucle de la Parulle 7,5km / 2h20

Randonnée Boucle de la Parulle 7,5km / 2h20
Randonnée Boucle de la Parulle 7,5km / 2h20

162 m - Castres

Walking

Circuit Vélo - C21 A l'abri du vent d'Autan

Circuit Vélo - C21 A l'abri du vent d'Autan
Circuit Vélo - C21 A l'abri du vent d'Autan

1,0 km - Castres

Bike / road

Veloroute Castres - Revel

Veloroute Castres - Revel
Veloroute Castres - Revel

1,0 km - Castres

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Cathédrale Saint-Benoît de Castres

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Jardin de l'Evéché

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Eglise Saint-Jacques-de-Villegoudou

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Ville de Castres

Address

3 place de la republique
81100 Castres

Contacts

Phone : 05 63 71 58 41

GPS coordinates

43° 36'12.03"N, 2° 14'25.8"E

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