Garrigues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Garrigues in Tarn

Photo is of Lavaur at 8 km from Garrigues

Visit Garrigues: highlights and tourist information

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Garrigues 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 Garrigues in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaur at 8 km and Giroussens at 9 km.

Garrigues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Lavaur guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Giroussens guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide
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at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive...

See Toulouse guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Puycelsi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vieux guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Soreze guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Realmont guide

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Map of places to visit near Garrigues


Markets in and near Garrigues

  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (14km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (15km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (19km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (22km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)

More information about Garrigues, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Garrigues, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (9km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (14km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (24km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (24km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (34km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (39km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (43km)
  • Parc Rochegude (43km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (43km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Garrigues is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Garrigues is 576 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garrigues

Canton: Lavaur

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81500

Distance to Garrigues

from Albi (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 576 km

from Calais: 807 km

from Nice: 446 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 715 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azas, Belcastel, Lugan, Montpitol, Saint-Agnan, Saint-Jean-de-Rives and Verfeil.

This page in French: Visiter Garrigues


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