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Escoussens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Castres at 11 km from Escoussens

Visit Escoussens: highlights and tourist information

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Escoussens is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castres at 11 km and Soreze at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escoussens, 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 Escoussens in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town...

See Castres guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Soreze guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aude department

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 21 km (direction south), in the Aude department

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well...

See Montolieu guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get...

See La Pomarede guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lautrec guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Realmont guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Heritage Site at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting....

See Carcassonne guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escoussens


Markets in and near Escoussens

  • Labruguiere: market Friday (6km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (17km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)

More information about Escoussens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Escoussens, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (34km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (12km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (35km)
  • Jardin des Martels (46km)
  • Parc aux Bambous (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (25km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (35km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (40km)

Geography and distances

Escoussens is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Escoussens is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoussens

Canton: Labruguière

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81290

Distance to Escoussens

from Albi (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 829 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 708 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labruguiere, Massaguel, Saint-Affrique-les-Montagnes, Verdalle and Viviers-les-Montagnes.

This page in French: Visiter Escoussens

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