Around cordes

Discover” or “rediscover” Tarn and its beautiful light…

Cordes sur Ciel & Cités Médiévales is within easy reach of Tarn-et-Garonne and Aveyron.

An adventure where every discovery is new. So… don’t hesitate to go and explore our neighbouring lands!

albi- vue sur la cathedrale sainte cecile-le pont-vieux et les berges
meandre d'ambialet

The ultimate South-West spirit

Albi a place to amaze you! The frenzied drawings of artistic genius Toulouse-Lautrec have left their mark on Tarn. There are still many visible clues to his presence.

Discover Albi, Toulouse-Lautrec Albi – a UNESCO World Heritage site – and two of the largest brick buildings in the world, Albi cathedral and the Palais de la Berbie.

The wild landscape and livestock farmers of the Tarn valley, not forgetting the Ambialet peninsula.

Carmaux and Le Ségala Tarnais is a mining land where the memory of Jaurès remains vivid! His voice can still be heard here…

A diversity of soils and scenery in a single story of Mankind.

The people of Gaillac: vineyards and villages that proudly flaunt their past.

Forage in the diversity of these medieval villages or, in August, take to the water for a gentle ride on a “gabarre” riverboat. The winegrowers invite you to taste their wines and discover the subtle flavour of their reds, whites and rosés.

Admire the 13th-century fountain on the vast covered square in Lisle-sur-Tarn, the biggest square in South-West France, and Notre-Dame-du-Bourg church, a UNESCO world heritage feature that stands on the Way of Saint James.

Castres, Le Sidobre and Les Monts de Lacaune : rocks and legends in immoderation.

Disconcerting, poetic, exotic… in the heart of the Haut Languedoc regional nature park.

A geographer’s paradise.

Pays de Cocagne and the Arifat waterfalls. A gently rolling landscape, dotted with traditional farms and a whole scattering of dovecotes, where pastels lie at the origins of the name of the region.

The north of Tarn rubbing shoulders with key sites of Tarn-et-Garonne. A land that cultivates happiness!

Meet the local people at these key attractions that are part of a whole collection of “Grands Sites” of Occitanie:

Moissac, “At the confluence of the 5 senses and Romanesque art” and Montauban, “Jewel of the town of Ingres”

Bastides and the Aveyron Gorges, Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, Caylus, Najac and Villefranche-de-Rouergues, “From wild river to prehistory, it’s all here”.

This is a holiday destination that leaves you reeling... Naturally, with all this beauty for residents and visitors to enjoy

Welcome to Occitanie! Discover the varying landscape of the South!

Enjoy authentic encounters in a land of art, sports and nature.

A whole diversity!