Castelnau-de-Montmiral

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TownCastelnau-de-Montmiral
Insee code81064
Postcode81140
Latitude43.9656520
Longitude1.8202170
AltitudeFrom 153 to 485 meters
Surface88.81 km²
Population1002 inhabitants
Density11 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLe Verdier at 3.2 km
Chief townAlbi (at 32 km, 36 min)Sainte-Cécile-du-Cayrou at 4.5 km
DepartmentTarnVieux at 5.3 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Rightly ranked among "the most beautiful villages in France", Castelnau-de-Montmiral was founded in 1222 by Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse.

Proudly perched on its rocky outcrop, the village is a true observation lookout who knows the Middle Ages, a boom and saw a stately home to build an impregnable fortress doubled.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Place des Arcades: Characteristic of the country houses of the Southwest, surrounded by covered and located in the village center.
  • Church of Our Lady of the Assumption: From the 15th century, it retains many original features: the porch and the sanctuary polychrome. In the treasure room, Cross reliquary of the consuls, a veritable masterpiece of goldsmith of the early 14th century.
  • Place de la Rose: Place of rendezvous for pilgrims leaving for Rome and Saint Jacques de Compostela. Remains of the noble house of Tonnac where Louis the 13th was received in 1622. A rose was carved on the edge of the wall.
  • The Pechmiral: Climb Pechmiral see the statue of the Virgin. Magnificent view over the forest Grésigne, the Albigensians.
  • Place Hospital: In 1504, a hospital existed on this site. After its destruction, stood a tower built instead of hospital. You can see two stones the arms of France with an inscription.
  • Gate Garrics: Only conserved door facing the road from Gaillac. Fine example of military architecture of the 13th century.
  • TOULZE Tower, site of the old castle destroyed in 1819, remains of stairs.
  • Hiking: The trail Lagarde Castle - 12.5 kilometers.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Castelnau-de-Montmiral
Leisure centresLeisure Centre Vère Grésigne
Natural sitesForest of the Grésigne

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • In June: Festival of Pentecost.
  • In July and August: the Musical Festival.
  • In July and August: festival of music and architecture of the castle Mayragues.
  • August 15: Honey Fair.
  • The weekend of August 15: General public holidays in the village.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The circuit of country houses and vineyards of Gaillac.
  • The leisure Grésigne de Vere:
  • Open from Easter Monday, Sunday and public holidays from 14h to 18h: tennis, mini golf, pedal boats, canoes.
  • In July and August, tennis, mini-golf from 11 am to 19:30 lifeguard pay 13.30 to 19.30, water activities from 14h to 18h30.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Green Quercy discovery tourLocal flavours25 €La Salvetat-Belmontet (23 km)

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PHOTOS

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Notre-Dame de l'AssomptionNotre-Dame de l'Assomption
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Inside the church of Our Lady of the AssumptionInside the church of Our Lady of the Assumption
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Cross reliquary of the 14th centuryCross reliquary of the 14th century
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Aerial view of Castelnau-de-Montmiral (© Medina)Aerial view of Castelnau-de-Montmiral (© Medina)
Forest GrésigneForest Grésigne
 
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WEATHER

Saturday 20 September
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Sunday 21 September
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Monday 22 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantDôme de Montmiral  
8.6
Castelnau-de-Montmiral
You want to experience exceptional taste in an original, surprising and relaxing? The Dôme de Montmiral is for you! Set amidst the vineyards of Gaillac, this dome is built entirely...
Located in Castelnau-de-Montmiral20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Salettes  
9.4
Cahuzac-sur-Vère
The vineyards of Gaillac, let yourself be surprised by the contemporary renovation of a building dating from the 13th century where everything is made to accommodate you. You can see...
Located 8.2 km from Castelnau-de-Montmiral64 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais des Deux Vallées  
8.6
Salvagnac
Idyllic weekend - After a stroll through a beautiful area, the appetite is felt. Follow the path that will lead you in the small village of Salvagnac and make a tasty snack in the Les...
Located 12.6 km from Castelnau-de-Montmiral26 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa croix du sud  
Castelnau-de-Montmiral
Between vineyards and Bastides, a 15th century house entirely renovated with 4 rooms ensuite, spacious and very comfortable and a large swimming pool, with 5ha of land around in the...
Located in Castelnau-de-Montmiral87 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Maison du Chai    
9.3
Castelnau-de-Montmiral
We are pleased to welcome you to La Maison du Chai, offering beautifully furnished chambres d'hôtes, in the charming setting of an old wine makers house dating from 1850. La Maison...
Located in Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 60 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsLa Maison d'hôtes Chez Delphine    
9.7
Puycelsi
You will fall in love with this 17th Century village home (which is fine example of the region's Albi architecture) be it with it's charm, it's large open spaces, exposed beams, original...
Located 9.4 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 60 € to 76 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsVacances à la campagne  
10
Campagnac
Air-conditioned apartment in ground garden of a house in the heart of the Gaillac vineyards. Well equipped for infants with a cot rental, a changing table, a stroller and a high chair....
Located 7.4 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 300 € to 320 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsAppartement dans une ancienne ferme
Puycelsi
A self contained studio apartment in an old farmhouse.. The owners live next door in the converted barn. The property is situated 2 km above the pretty bastide village of Puycelsi on...
Located 8.4 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 400 € to 590 € per week 
House for 6 personsGitedevaour  
9.8
Vaour
Country house. In a wooded, quiet house, isolated, comfortable, ideal for relaxing. Private pool in a fenced 8000 m ². Locate the circuit Albigensian country houses, you will appreciate...
Located 10.3 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 250 € to 800 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
92 places over 8 haLe Moulin de Julien    
8.6
Livers-Cazelles
At the foot of the medieval town of Cordes-sur-Ciel, the campsite offers its greenery with 2 swimming pools with water slide, mini golf, playground, fishing, bowling, table tennis,...
Located 15.7 km from Castelnau-de-Montmiral20 € per day 
50 places over 2 haCamp redon    
9.2
Livers-Cazelles
The campsite is located in the beautiful area between the rivers Tarn and Aveyron. In this hilly area forests alternate with fields of rapeseed, corn and sunflowers, or with one of...
Located 17.8 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralFrom 16 € to 23 € per day 
50 places over 3 haCamping le Faucon d'Or    
8.4
Montricoux
Open April 1 to October 15, situated close to a mecca of tourism to the Gorges de l'Aveyron, camping peregrines Golden welcomes you with good humor and smile. Many locations are available....
Located 20 km from Castelnau-de-Montmiral 

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HOTELS

Hotel des Consuls - Hotel in Castelnau-de-MontmiralHotel des Consuls     
8.4
Castelnau-de-Montmiral
Located at the heart of one of the most beautiful villages in France, the Hotel des Consuls welcomes you for a peaceful break in a stylish setting. Combining traditional old charm with...
Located in Castelnau-de-MontmiralRoom from 63 €
Château de Salettes - Hotel in Castelnau-de-MontmiralChâteau de Salettes     
8.7
Cahuzac-sur-Vère
Located in the heart of the Gaillac Vineyard, Château de Salettes dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries and features air-conditioned rooms with views of the Tarn countryside. There...
Located 8.1 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralRoom from 175 €
Logis Hotel l'Occitan - Hotel in Castelnau-de-MontmiralLogis Hotel l'Occitan    
8.2
Gaillac
This hotel is situated in the centre of Gaillac, in Midi-Pyrénées region. It offers free Wi-Fi and an on-site bar. Gaillac Train Station is just 60 metres away. The uniquely decorated...
Located 9 km from Castelnau-de-MontmiralRoom from 58 €

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Inter-Hôtel Le Cantepau
Easily accessible by the N88 motorway, this Inter-Hotel is located in Albi, next to the River Tarn. It offers en-suite accommodation with satellite TV,...
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