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Mazamet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazamet in Tarn

Photo is of Castres at 16 km from Mazamet

Visit Mazamet: highlights and tourist information

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Mazamet is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castres at 16 km and Chateaux de Lastours at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mazamet, 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 Mazamet in Occitanie.

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



at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Castres guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 17 km (direction south), in the Aude department

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Saissac guide


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

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

See Montolieu guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Soreze guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lautrec guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction south), in the Aude department

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

See Carcassonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant...

See Minerve guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Realmont guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), 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 west-south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mazamet


Markets in and near Mazamet

Market days in Mazamet: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (11km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (21km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (30km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Mazamet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mazamet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (16km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (27km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (32km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (36km)

Geography and distances

Mazamet is in the south of France at 52 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Mazamet is 596 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazamet

Canton: Mazamet

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81200

Distance to Mazamet

from Albi (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 596 km

from Calais: 830 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 701 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguefonde, Aussillon, Bout-du-Pont-de-Larn, Caucalieres, Payrin-Augmontel and Pont-de-Larn.

This page in French: Visiter Mazamet

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