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Destinations > France > Castres


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  Welcome to Castres

  Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Castres – The fortified town square

Castres is a town in south-eastern France, has 43,347 habitants and is located in the Midi-Pyrenees just over 70 km east of Toulouse. The origin of its name is from the Latin, meaning '' fortified place''


Sightseeing

Many people are unaware that Castres has the Musee Goya Castres is the main cultural institution. It is located in the former Episcopal palace and has a large collection of spanish art. Also you can find works by Murillo, Ignacio Zuloaga o Picaso.

Also you can enjoy precious places in the middle of nature as they are

- The black mounted, enjoying beautiful views and a pleasant walk

- Sidobre – Le Rocher des Sept – Faux tremblant

And of course the most important visits

- The former Bishop's Palace

- The garden of the Bishop's-The houses on the Agout

- The Castres Theater

- The National Center and Museum Jaures

- The Campanaire herigate and traditions

- Gourjade park


Night-life

If you want to go out in the night you can go to

- Le Baron in Rue de l'Orphelinat

- Club 141,Avenue de Lavaur

- Discotheque le Kalypso, le Bourg


Shopping

You will find ''Monoprix'' in 2 rue Sabatier, a shoping center


Time

GMT/UTC + 01:00 hour


Climate

If you plan a trip to Castres and if you have chosen to travel in spring or early summer is advisible take umbrela or wear many sleeves with which to adapt to climate. If you decide to come in summer to enjoy the same segurias equally precious environment but with temperatures will be around 30 degrees


Public transportation

Castres has a train station, allows travellers to go to the region around Castres ( Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees) This place can connect with other road. But if you prefer to access by plane, Castres has an airport named Castres Mazamet in Le Causse, Labruguiere



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