Belcastel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Belcastel in Tarn

Photo is of Lavaur at 8 km from Belcastel

Visit Belcastel: highlights and tourist information

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Belcastel 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 Belcastel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaur at 8 km and Giroussens at 13 km.

Belcastel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lavaur guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Giroussens guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 26 km (direction 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 29 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Gaillac guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

See La Pomarede guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds in the...

See Soreze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Realmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puycelsi guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vieux guide

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Map of places to visit near Belcastel


Markets in and near Belcastel

  • Lavaur: market Saturday (7km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (21km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)

More information about Belcastel, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Belcastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (9km)
  • Jardin des Martels (13km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (25km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (26km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (38km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (43km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (44km)
  • Parc Rochegude (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Belcastel is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Belcastel is 581 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belcastel

Canton: Lavaur

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81500

Distance to Belcastel

from Albi (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 581 km

from Calais: 812 km

from Nice: 443 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 717 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannieres, Bourg-Saint-Bernard, Garrigues, Lacougotte-Cadoul, Lavaur, Maurens-Scopont, Montcabrier, Saint-Agnan, Teulat, Veilhes, Villeneuve-les-Lavaur and Viviers-les-Lavaur.

This page in French: Visiter Belcastel