Prades tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavaur at 16 km from Prades

Visit Prades: highlights and tourist information

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Prades 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 Prades in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavaur at 16 km and Lautrec at 17 km.

Prades, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Soreze guide
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at 22 km (direction east)

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Giroussens guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 23 km (direction south), in the Aude department

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Realmont guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Saissac guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Gaillac guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Albi cathedral guide

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Map of places to visit near Prades


Markets in and near Prades

  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (16km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (18km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (19km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (25km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Prades, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Prades, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (16km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (22km)
  • Jardin des Martels (23km)
  • Parc Rochegude (38km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (38km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (42km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Prades is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Prades is 584 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prades

Canton: Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81220

Distance to Prades

from Albi (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 584 km

from Calais: 816 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appelle, Bertre, Damiatte, Guitalens, Lacroisille, Magrin, Puylaurens, Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux, Servies and Teyssode.

This page in French: Visiter Prades


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