Gaillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gaillac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a very enjoyable small town to discover

Gaillac is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Gaillac. For detailed visitor information see the Gaillac travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Gaillac include "recommended detour".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnau-de-Montmiral at 9 km and Vieux at 11 km.

Gaillac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lisle-sur-Tarn

Lisle-sur-Tarn

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Castelnau-de-Montmiral

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide
Vieux

Vieux

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vieux guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide
 
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Giroussens

Giroussens

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Giroussens guide
Puycelsi

Puycelsi

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puycelsi guide
Cordes-sur-Ciel

Cordes-sur-Ciel

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Albi

Albi

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Albi guide
Lavaur

Lavaur

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lavaur guide
Monesties

Monesties

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Monesties guide
Bruniquel

Bruniquel

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make Bruniquel a...

See Bruniquel guide
Realmont

Realmont

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Realmont guide
Varen

Varen

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Varen guide

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

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Markets in and near Gaillac

Market days in Gaillac: weekly market: Friday;

  • Gaillac: market Friday (0km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (9km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (16km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Cordes-sur-Ciel: market Saturday & Saturday (19km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (26km)

More information about Gaillac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gaillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (18km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (19km)
  • Parc Rochegude (20km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (20km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (32km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (37km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (43km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (49km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cayriech (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gaillac is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Gaillac is 552 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gaillac

Canton: Gaillac

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81600

Distance to Gaillac

from Albi (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 552 km

from Calais: 784 km

from Nice: 432 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brens, Broze, Montans, Rivieres and Senouillac.

This page in French: Visiter Gaillac