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Milhars - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn

Milhars, gateway to the Tarn ...

Historically Milhars was a country of communication between Quercy and Rouergue, Albi and Toulouse the country on the other. The Ruthenian Celtic have established channels of communication through the forests along the crests of occasions by Roman roads punctuated by a milestone of which is the cause of Milhars. The man left the peaks to the valleys by crossing the fords in Aveyron Lizoule up the bridge in 1858.

Milhars is a point of defense to control the entry of the valleys and Cérou Bonnan. The village is organized into structures castral snail built on a rocky outcrop below a castle of which there are traces to 1200, it is for various noble families. In the early 17th century the castle fell in part. From 1630 to 1660, Charles de Cazillac-Cessac rebuilt the castle promontory surrounded by a large park. The barony then the Marquis of Milhars was a possession of and title report, do not justify the construction of a fortress or a fortified town.

Nicknamed the "village walls" because of the quaint vestiges of its rich past: Ramparts, walls with relieving arches, fortified gates, fairgrounds, winding streets, old houses of the "Mason", the "lawyer", you Admire the exterior of the castle, monument (private property) and dependencies of the Lord: Old stables, former orangery, oven, lofts, mill on the Cérou.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude44.1279860 (N 44° 7’ 41”)
Longitude1.8793410 (E 1° 52’ 46”)
AltitudeFrom 130m to 461m
Surface area16.28 km²
Population241 inhabitants
Density14 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlbi (39 km, 38 min)
Insee code81165
IntercommunalityCC du Cordais et du Causse

Nearest cities & towns

Montrosier4.7 km (8 min)
Le Riols5.9 km (11 min)
Varen6 km (8 min)
Marnaves6 km (8 min)
Mouzieys-Panens7.4 km (13 min)
Féneyrols8.2 km (10 min)
Roussayrolles8.2 km (15 min)
Labarthe-Bleys8.9 km (12 min)
Verfeil9 km (13 min)
Vindrac-Alayrac10.9 km (10 min)
Ginals11.7 km (17 min)
Vaour12.8 km (21 min)
Les Cabannes13.2 km (14 min)
Loubers13.3 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities


Village walls
Village walls
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Wall enclosure with relieving arches
Wall enclosure with relieving arches
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The vine tinal
The vine tinal
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Gate Ravelin
Gate Ravelin
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Village flowered Milhars
Village flowered Milhars
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Turret Castle
Turret Castle
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Cascade Bonnan
Cascade Bonnan
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot air balloon flight over the Tarn villages
Nature and the great outdoors150 € to 390 € Albi (33 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rogations Path
HikeEasy40 minRoussayrolles (4.7 km)
Pech Aguze
HikeEasy1h00Vaour (8.7 km)
Mergieux little walk, walk n°7
HikeIntermediate2h40Najac (10.3 km)
Mazerolles, Tour n°1
HikeIntermediate3h55Najac (12.6 km)
Saint Gignac, tour n°2
HikeEasy2h45Najac (12.6 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals