Carmaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carmaux: highlights and tourist information

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Carmaux is situated in the Tarn department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Carmaux is 535 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Monesties at 5 km and Albi cathedral at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carmaux, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Carmaux in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Tarn

Map of places to visit near Carmaux

Markets in and near Carmaux

Market days in Carmaux: weekly market: Friday;

  • Carmaux: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (12km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (16km)
  • Naucelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (27km)
  • Rieupeyroux: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Baraqueville: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Carmaux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Carmaux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Carmaux.

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (13km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Rochegude (13km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (13km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (16km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (27km)
  • Jardin des Martels (44km)
  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (25km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carmaux

Canton: Carmaux

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81400

Distance to Carmaux

from Albi (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 535 km

from Calais: 768 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Almayrac, Blaye-les-Mines, Combefa, Labastide-Gabausse, Le Garric, Monesties, Rosieres, Sainte-Gemme, Trevien and Valderies.

This page in French: Visiter Carmaux