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Castanet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castanet in Tarn

Photo is of Albi cathedral at 10 km from Castanet

Visit Castanet: highlights and tourist information

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Castanet is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Albi cathedral at 10 km and Albi at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Castanet, 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 Castanet in Occitanie.

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

Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Albi

Albi

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Albi guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 12 km (direction north-west)

Cordes is certainly one of the most beautiful towns in France with...

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-east)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect...

See Monesties guide
 
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Vieux

Vieux

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Vieux guide
Gaillac

Gaillac

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gaillac guide
Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide
Lisle-sur-Tarn

Lisle-sur-Tarn

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide
Varen

Varen

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

At Varen you can see the Chateau du Doyenné and nice riverside...

See Varen guide
Realmont

Realmont

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Realmont guide
Puycelsi

Puycelsi

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Puycelsi guide
Verfeil-sur-Seye

Verfeil-sur-Seye

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The small bastide town of Verfeil-sur-Seye has a nice centre with a...

See Verfeil-sur-Seye guide
Chateau de Najac

Chateau de Najac

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aveyron department

Najac castle is the impressive ruins of a 13th century castle in...

See Chateau de Najac guide
Najac

Najac

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aveyron department

The village of Najac is very pretty, and the castle and ridgetop...

See Najac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Castanet

 
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Markets in and near Castanet

  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (11km)
  • Carmaux: market Friday (13km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (22km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Najac: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val: market Sunday (29km)

Hotels near Castanet

More information about Castanet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Castanet, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (11km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (11km)
  • Parc Rochegude (11km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (12km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (27km)
  • Jardin des Martels (31km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Castanet is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Castanet is 543 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castanet

Canton: Gaillac

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81150

Distance to Castanet

from Albi (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 543 km

from Calais: 776 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 675 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernac, Castelnau-de-Levis, Cestayrols, Fayssac, Labastide-de-Levis, Mailhoc, Noailles, Sainte-Croix, Terssac and Villeneuve-sur-Vere.

This page in French: Visiter Castanet

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