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Pampelonne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn

Pampelonne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn
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At the junction of the Tarn and Aveyron, on the set of Segala, Pampelonne is a charming village. Pampelonne is an ancient country house of 13th century royal created by the Seneschal Eustache de Beaumarchais. This time the ancestral remain open square in particular houses, and a corner tower in the village. Less than 5 minutes from the future highway Rodez-Toulouse Pampelonne is both peaceful and de-embedded.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPampelonne
Postcode81190
Latitude44.1249890 (N 44° 7’ 30”)
Longitude2.2466190 (E 2° 14’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 250m to 561m
Surface area36.40 km²
Population796 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlbi (30 km, 34 min)
Insee code81201
IntercommunalityCC du Ségala-Carmausin
DepartmentTarn
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Sainte-Gemme7.2 km (9 min)
Almayrac7.4 km (11 min)
Tanus8.2 km (13 min)
Montauriol9.7 km (15 min)
Mirandol-Bourgnounac9.7 km (11 min)
Moularès10.2 km (15 min)
Tauriac-de-Naucelle10.4 km (17 min)
Tréban10.6 km (16 min)
Lacapelle-Pinet12 km (19 min)
Crespin12.9 km (19 min)
Trévien12.9 km (21 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Marcel13 km (18 min)
Rosières14.1 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

A Pampelonne, you can play bowling pampelonne a traditional bowling experience every Saturday during the months of July and August.

Outside the village on a rocky outcrop, the ruins of the castle dominate the meander Thuriès Viaur. The Viaur includes several mills, such as that of Bondouy and that of Touren for the common Pampelonne.

Pampelonne today is a village life, its place in hickory lawn while the charm.

Since 2002, following the initiative of some Pampelonne, the Association of Heritage Preservation Pampelonne, undertook the renovation of some Oustalous Sécadous or on the hiking trails around the village. The nature trail shows the whole diversity of flora lush meandering Thuriès, it is listed by signage that is both attractive and educational. Under the influence of three different climates, more than 60 trees and shrubs are to be discovered during an invigorating and informative tour.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Pampelonne is a mecca for hiking. Over 15 tours allow you to discover during a family outing or sporting an hour a day to the charms of the valley and plateau Viaur Ségala. These circuits are marked and maintained.

Throughout the summer on Wednesday evenings from July to August, outdoor dining on the square Fabre, followed by free dance organized by the Festival Committee.

Rental canoes and kayaks to camping during the summer also possible.

The celebration of books and greed takes place the first weekend of July. Sixty authors and stands goumandises share the shade of trees. Entertainment and fun are key words of these two days of festivities.

Pampelonne annual celebration of the first weekend of August, with activities, rides, ball, bocce and dinner organized by the Festival Committee.

Photos

Bridge Thuriès
Bridge Thuriès
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View Viaur to Pampelonne
View Viaur to Pampelonne
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View Dam Thuriès
View Dam Thuriès
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Weather

Saturday 18 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C
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Sunday 19 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
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Monday 20 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Circuit discoveries accessible to the entire family, these thematic tours trails you explore an aspect of Segala with explanatory panels: Peasants minor circuits, circuit Infournats to Jouqueviel. Loop 8 km from the chapel of Infournats. Fauna and flora of the valley Viaur. Heritage Tour-de Lagarde Viaur. Loop in the village. History-Lagarde Viaur and valley. Circuit of the valley of the crusade in Salles-sur-Cérou. A walk with a length of 5.5 km takes you to the time of the Albigensian Crusade.

Drive circuit: the circuit of the valley of the Tarn and Segala you discover about 160 km of the sights.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot air balloon flight over the Tarn villages
Sports sensations150 € to 390 € Albi (24 km)
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellars
Local flavours2 € Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (36 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Municipality of Tayrac: from the plateau to the valley
HikeEasy2h30Tayrac (8.7 km)
Laurélie, Bor and Bar
Village visitEasy3h00Bor-et-Bar (15.6 km)
The Chestnut trees : walk around Najac n°6
HikeIntermediate5h10Najac (24 km)
The medieval village of Najac
HikeIntermediate1h05Najac (24 km)
Rogations Path
HikeEasy40 minRoussayrolles (33 km)

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