Ambres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ambres in Tarn

Photo is of Lavaur at 4 km from Ambres

Visit Ambres: highlights and tourist information

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Ambres is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ambres in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaur at 4 km and The Jardin des Martels at 5 km.

Ambres, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 4 km (direction south)

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of France...

See Lavaur guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 5 km (direction north-west)

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 5 km (direction north-west)

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and lovely garden...

See Giroussens guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a very enjoyable...

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views from its...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east)

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting historic buildings...

See Lautrec guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important pilgrimage towns...

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of the 'most...

See Puycelsi guide


at 31 km (direction east)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout the Tarn...

See Realmont guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

See Toulouse guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

See Revel guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area of renaissance...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre and sensational...

See Albi guide

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Map of places to visit near Ambres


Markets in and near Ambres

  • Lavaur: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (13km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (18km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (20km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Ambres, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ambres, France

What to do at Ambres? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ambres.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (5km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (18km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (33km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (33km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (34km)
  • Parc Rochegude (34km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (37km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (39km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Ambres is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Ambres is 571 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambres

Canton: Lavaur

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81500

Distance to Ambres

from Albi (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 571 km

from Calais: 802 km

from Nice: 438 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ambres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Giroussens, Labastide-Saint-Georges, Lavaur, Saint-Jean-de-Rives and Saint-Lieux-les-Lavaur.

This page in French: Visiter Ambres