Puycelsi

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownPuycelsi
Insee code81217
Postcode81140
Latitude43.9929480
Longitude1.7106530
AltitudeFrom 132 to 367 meters
Surface39.20 km²
Population494 inhabitants
Density12 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLarroque at 3.2 km (5 min)
Chief townAlbi (at 48 km, 47 min)Bruniquel at 12 km (18 min)
DepartmentTarnCastelnau-de-Montmiral at 13.3 km (16 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Puycelsi is located on the border between the Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne, between Albi and Quercy, which makes it a strategic location. It's called the fortress of wood with 800 meters of walls, because it dominates the forest Grésigne and was his guardian. Puycelsi is traversed with ease, with its wealth as the Saint-Roch, built in 1703 by the inhabitants to be thankful to have protected them from the plague. But also the St. Cornelius Church of Southern Gothic, with its single nave and the altar, dated against the reform-who was raised in 1689 in the church choir, and was restored in 1987. The walkway nestled inside the walls, with its esplanade called vying where knights could participate in tournaments. Its half-timbered houses, consisting of a frame which the voids are filled with brick or mud. Castle said Captain Royal which you can admire the two round towers.


SIGHTSEEING

Possibility of guided tours of the village, you will discover the village dating from the 10th century, belonging to the monks of Aurillac and subsequently assigned to the Count of Toulouse. Information from the Tourist Office on +33 5 63 33 19 25.

Always there, at the bottom of the village, you can visit the old conservatory fruit trees (500 varieties of apples - 70 pear - 55 plum - 45 Cherry - 102 varieties). Free tours of the orchard on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 15:30. Information +33 5 63 33 19 41.


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Puycelsi hosts every year in July a festival of song, the singers are training Puycelsi during the two weeks preceding the Harp Festival.

Puycelsi organizes every year in late August, the village festival, with entertainment, food and flea market.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Puycelsi being on the so-called Albigensian Bastide road after Puycelci it is interesting to visit other villages in altitude built at this same time the Count of Toulouse (XII / XIII) as Cordes-sur-Ciel (the most famous country house) Castelnau-de-Montmiral Bruniquel Penne Vaour (ruin of the Templars) and Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val.

Puycelsi is equivalent distance from Montauban and Albi. To see Albi Sainte Cécile cathedral, the old town, the Toulouse Lautrec Museum (recently renovated).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Green Quercy discovery tourLocal flavours25 €La Salvetat-Belmontet (14.6 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

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Saturday 1 November
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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 5.8 km from Puycelsi20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais des Deux Vallées  
8.7
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 9.8 km from Puycelsi26 € 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 17.3 km from Puycelsi64 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
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 in PuycelsiFrom 60 € to 76 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes L'Ostal del Sabatièr    
10
Bruniquel
Typical of buildings from the fifteenth century, built using stone and half-timber, l'Ostal del Sabatier was once the home of the shoemaker in Bruniquel. This medieval village in the...
Located 7.8 km from Puycelsi85 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsDomaine lagarrigue    
9.6
Salvagnac
For a short stopover or a relaxing stay in the South West, Lagarrigue opens its doors and welcomes you in a warm and authentic atmosphere of a house dating from the eighteenth century....
Located 8.4 km from Puycelsi65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsGîte Grésigne Domaine les merlins  
9.1
Larroque
The field 'les merlins' offers throughout the year both houses (Grésigne 2 places, ad n ° 49044 and La Vere, 4 places ad n ° 71718). They both have all the comforts and everyone is...
Located 2.8 km from PuycelsiFrom 230 € to 370 € per week 
House for 4 personsGîte La Vére Domaine les merlins
Larroque
The field 'les merlins' offers throughout the year both houses (Vere, 4 places ad n ° 71718 and Grésigne 2 places, ad n ° 49044). They both have all the comforts and everyone is on...
Located 2.8 km from PuycelsiFrom 260 € to 420 € per week 
House for 8 personsGîte la Bouygue  
10
Penne
Experience the true feel of genteel old France at its most rural and unspoiled while relaxing at la Bouygue located on the edge of the Grésigne forest, one of the oldest and largest...
Located 8.1 km from PuycelsiFrom 650 € to 1200 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 2 haCamping aici sem pla    
10
Vaïssac
At the campsite Aici Sem Pla, You have an appointment with Mother Nature on 2ha sites of 300 m ² will welcome you when you can rent a mobile home, caravan, yurt, tipi, or come all......
Located 11.3 km from PuycelsiFrom 12 € to 14 € 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 12.1 km from Puycelsi 
60 places over 3 haCamping *** Le Clos Lalande    
9.6
Montricoux
Patrick and Gilda welcome you to Clos Lalande in a quiet and shady family camping at the gates of the Gorges de l'Aveyron. We offer flat, grassy pitches of 80 to 100 m ² in a natural...
Located 12.3 km from PuycelsiFrom 16 € to 18.80 € per day 

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HOTELS

L'Ancienne Auberge - Hotel in PuycelsiL'Ancienne Auberge    
8.5
Puycelsi
L’Ancienne Auberge dates back from the 17th century and is located 2 km from the Forêt Domaniale de la Grésigne. It offers a gourmet restaurant and bistro and a courtyard. Uniquely...
Located in PuycelsiRoom from 80 €
Hotel des Consuls - Hotel in PuycelsiHotel 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 9.3 km from PuycelsiRoom from 63 €
Les Hameaux Des Lacs - Hotel in PuycelsiLes Hameaux Des Lacs    
7.4
Monclar-de-Quercy
This small holiday village consists of comfortable and well-equipped chalets, surrounded by lakes in a pretty forest. Enjoy a covered heated swimming pool, tennis court and barbecue...
Located 9.6 km from PuycelsiRoom from 21 €

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Hôtel Le Miredames
Located in the historical centre of Castres, this hotel provides rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel is 1.8 km from Castres Train Station...
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Europe Hôtel
Hotel Europe is located in the historic heart of Castres and 67 km from Carcassonne. This 17th-century townhouse has a mix...
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