Mezens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mezens in Tarn

Photo is of Giroussens at 9 km from Mezens

Visit Mezens: highlights and tourist information

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Mezens 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 Mezens in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Giroussens at 9 km and The Jardin des Martels at 9 km.

Mezens, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Giroussens guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lavaur guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puycelsi guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Toulouse guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

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

See Bruniquel guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The pink houses and ancient arcades ensure that the Place Nationale in Montauban is...

See Montauban guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cordes-sur-Ciel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The focus in the small bastide town of Réalville is the main square, surrounded...

See Realville guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Mezens


Markets in and near Mezens

  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (5km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (6km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (13km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villemur-sur-Tarn: market Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (22km)
  • Fronton: market Thursday (23km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)

More information about Mezens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mezens, France

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

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 (25km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (27km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (28km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (31km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (36km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (38km)
  • Parc Rochegude (41km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (41km)
  • Jardins de Quercy (47km)

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

Mezens is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Mezens is 566 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezens

Canton: Rabastens

Arrondissement: Albi

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81800

Distance to Mezens

from Albi (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 566 km

from Calais: 797 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessieres, Buzet-sur-Tarn, Coufouleux, Lugan, Rabastens, Roquemaure, Roqueseriere and Saint-Sulpice.

This page in French: Visiter Mezens