Venes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venes in Tarn

Photo is of Lautrec at 5 km from Venes

Visit Venes: highlights and tourist information

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Venes 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 Venes in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lautrec at 5 km and Realmont at 6 km.

Venes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lautrec guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Realmont guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Castres guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Albi guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Albi cathedral guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Lavaur guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gaillac guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Soreze guide


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

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

See Revel guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 34 km (direction west)

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

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Giroussens guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

There is much more to discover in Monesties than you would expect in such...

See Monesties guide

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Map of places to visit near Venes


Markets in and near Venes

  • Realmont: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (22km)
  • Albi: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Juery: market Thursday (25km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Lavaur: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Venes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Venes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Episcopal City, Albi (23km)
  • Rabastens église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Cirice (Brousse-le-Chateau) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (14km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (23km)
  • Parc Rochegude (23km)
  • Jardin des Martels (34km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (37km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (46km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (50km)

Geography and distances

Venes is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Venes is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venes

Canton: Lautrec

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81440

Distance to Venes

from Albi (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 803 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 253 km

from Strasbourg: 689 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Laboulbene, Lautrec, Montfa, Montpinier, Peyregoux, Realmont, Saint-Genest-de-Contest, Saint-Germier, Saint-Jean-de-Vals and Saint-Lieux-Lafenasse.

This page in French: Visiter Venes