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The Tarn and the surrounding area - Tourism & Culture

This region is rich with cultural events (music, good food, and all types of festivals).  It also offers excellent walking, hiking and cycling, fishing and riding.  Wander around the local markets which offer a large variety of regional specialties: delicious duck products, foie gras, local wines, cheeses...  Nature lovers will love the National park, "Parc Régional du Haut Languedoc", and the amazing granite formations of the Sidobre.

Map of the Tarn

Chateau Venes is ideally situated in the Tarn to discover the region and its surrounding areas.

Some suggestions within a short driving distance:

  Albi - Cordes-sur-ciel - Gaillac - Toulouse

  Lautrec - Castres - Itineraries to discover, The Sidobre - Mazamet - Carcassonne

  Open air markets

  Activites and sport