Museums and Cultural Places
During your stay, discover the marvels which surround us. Magnificent landscapes, charming villages, dynamic villages and not less 3 conservation areas in the UNESCO world heritage. We shall indicate you circuits among the hilly campaign(countryside) up to the vineyard of Gaillac, towards the black mountain or the other unusual places.
L'Institut Vajra Yogini
The Vajra Yogini institute Only 1 km from the Bastide des Tourelles, the Vajra Yogini institute proposes all year round high-quality trainings and Buddhist teachings.
Le Jardin des Martels
A wonderful flowery garden to stroll around. Open from March to November.
Chemin de fer du Tarn
Tarn Light Railway: from Saint-Lieux-lès-Lavaur, this touristic steam train will eventually bring you to the Garden of Les Martels. A travel through time, much appreciated by young and old alike.
Beautiful town made of bricks, six kilometers from the Bastide des Tourelles, Lavaur has a romantic medieval city centre. The Saint-Alain cathedral, masterpiece of the southern Gothic art and its shaded alleys make it worth a walk.
Le Chateau de Magrin
A few kilometers from the Bastide des Tourelles, the “castle of the pastel” will let you discover the history of the dyer’s woad, the plant which made the region’s fortune during the sixteenth century.
La ville d'Albi
Less than an hour from the Bastide des Tourelles, you will discover this unique city, with a visit to the Toulouse-Lautrec museum, and the Sainte-Cécile cathedral which is listed in the World Heritage since 2010. Suiting your mood, you could as well enjoy a walk in the medieval alleys or along the Tarn banks.
Le Canal du Midi
Built in the seventeenth century by Pierre-Paul Riquet, this canal is listed in the World Heritage since 1996. You can visit the museum of the Canal in Saint-Ferréol and plan an amazing trek along the trickle that links the lakes of the Cammazes and of Saint-Ferréol, to eventually join the Canal near Castelnaudary.
45 minutes from the Bastide des Tourelles, Toulouse, the pink city awaits you, the time of a day.
With its dozens of shaded squares where it is good to stop, including the famous Capitol Square, its prestigious churches, museums, you will spend an unforgettable time in the city that Claude Nougaro has sung so well.
Carcassonne and its world-known medieval citadel is 1h15 away from the Bastide des Tourelles, via a beautiful road through the Black Mountain that offers a panorama towards the citadel.