Giroussens tourism and travel guide

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Giroussens 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 Giroussens. For detailed visitor information see the Giroussens travel guide.

Attractions in Giroussens

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaur at 8 km and Lisle-sur-Tarn at 11 km.

Giroussens, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lavaur guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 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 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puycelsi guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 32 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 33 km (direction east)

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

See Realmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Bruniquel guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albi cathedral guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albi guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide

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Map of places to visit near Giroussens


Markets in and near Giroussens

  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (8km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (8km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (14km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Villemur-sur-Tarn: market Sunday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Giroussens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Giroussens, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (0km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (21km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (32km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (32km)
  • Parc Rochegude (35km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (35km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (36km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (39km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (41km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Giroussens is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Giroussens is 568 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giroussens

Canton: Lavaur

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81500

Distance to Giroussens

from Albi (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 568 km

from Calais: 799 km

from Nice: 441 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambres, Lugan, Parisot, Saint-Jean-de-Rives and Saint-Lieux-les-Lavaur.

This page in French: Visiter Giroussens