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Semalens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Semalens in Tarn

Photo is of Castres at 12 km from Semalens

Visit Semalens: highlights and tourist information

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Semalens is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castres at 12 km and Lautrec at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Semalens, 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 Semalens in Occitanie.

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

Castres

Castres

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Castres guide
Lautrec

Lautrec

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lautrec guide
Soreze

Soreze

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Soreze guide
Revel

Revel

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

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

See Revel guide
 
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Realmont

Realmont

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Realmont guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

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

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

See La Pomarede guide
Lavaur

Lavaur

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lavaur guide
Saissac

Saissac

at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Saissac guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide
Giroussens

Giroussens

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Giroussens guide
Montolieu

Montolieu

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

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide
Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary

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

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

See Castelnaudary guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

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

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide

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

Map of places to visit near Semalens

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Markets in and near Semalens

  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (14km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (17km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Realmont: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (26km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Semalens, France

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

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 (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (11km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (26km)
  • Jardin des Martels (33km)
  • Parc Rochegude (37km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (38km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Semalens is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Semalens is 585 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Semalens

Canton: Vielmur-sur-Agout

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81570

Distance to Semalens

from Albi (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 585 km

from Calais: 818 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 705 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambounet-sur-le-Sor, Carbes, Frejeville, Guitalens, Lalbarede, Saint-Germain-Des-Pres, Soual, Vielmur-sur-Agout and Viviers-les-Montagnes.

This page in French: Visiter Semalens

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