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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Saint-Sulpice
Insee code81271
AltitudeFrom 95 to 195 meters
Surface23.99 km²
Population8420 inhabitants
Density350 inhabitants/km²


National labelMézens at 2.5 km (7 min)
Chief townAlbi (at 47 km, 34 min)Buzet-sur-Tarn at 5 km (8 min)
DepartmentTarnSaint-Lieux-lès-Lavaur at 6.7 km (9 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town


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Saint-Sulpice, a country house in the Pays de Cocagne.

Bastide from the 13th century Albigensian, Saint-Sulpice is ideally located 30 km from Toulouse and Albi the rose red.

At the door of the Tarn and the Pays de Cocagne, offers a peaceful and welcoming visitors curious history.

Bastide founded in 1247 by Sicard of Alaman, Councillor Raymond VII, at the confluence of the Tarn and Agout Saint-Sulpice has a rich historical past.


Another attraction of Castel Castel, situated on the banks of agouti, with its feudal mound, the traces of its medieval past and its underground shelter remains the most popular neighborhood of Saint-Sulpice.

The castle: Raised on a motte can still be seen today, built by Sicard Alaman of around 1240, the castle was used as housing Bayle and consuls of the city. Destroyed during the wars of religion, we see by far the ruins of the chapel built in 1275 and some parts of the walls of the ramparts.

The medieval underground: Unique in all Midi-Pyrenees, this underground shelter is built in an exceptional state of preservation. Dug at the peak of iron in the castle mound below the castle, 142 meters long, the vaults of the galleries are still perfect. We discover living rooms, elevators, water supply points, niches lamps ... It also tells you the story of the Duchess of Berry, Jeanne de Boulogne, who took refuge in the year 1418 to manufacture counterfeit currency ... and you discover its brand new light ... thrills!

The pigeon and the pigeon museum: To see the ground floor, an exhibition of 51 panels depicting the history of pigeon military warfare 14/18, Indochina, Algeria ... It will also explain their current utility for hospitals, rescue at sea oil rigs ... 1st floor, an exhibit of 30 educational panels on the lives of pigeons (breeding, molting, contests ...) followed by observation the 8 pairs of pigeons fitted to the year for breeding. To close this rich visit, a video on the life of these pigeons, competitive athletes will be presented.

The bell tower: The work of the church began under the lordship of Gaston Phoebus in 1381. This is one of the highest (about 40 m) and most beautiful bell tower of the Tarn.

The Bridge Rustan: This is one of the oldest remnants of the Bastide, former gateway to the city, this arched bridge is remarkable and the 13th century.

Suspension Bridge: Built in 1848, this magnificent structure was restored in 2000 and remains today one of the famous monuments of the mansion.

Space Heritage Office of Tourism: In the offices of the Tourist Office are exposed many tools evoking the old professions: carpenter, carpenter, blacksmith, arçonnerie ... It also shows a very nice collection of old photographs, a space dedicated to the poet Armand Guibert and 9th RCP.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Saint-Sulpice-sur-Tarn
Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-Sulpice


Every Wednesday morning weekly market.

The first weekend of April: International Exhibition of Models.

The 3rd weekend of April: Irish Festival.

The first weekend of July: Exchange weapons.

The last weekend of July: Frequently bio.

Nocturnal visits Castela in July and August.

The second weekend of September: Flea market / fair at all.

The third weekend of September: Heritage Days.


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Relaxing or traditional massageWellbeingFrom 20 € to 120 €L'Union (22 km)
Green Quercy discovery tourLocal flavours25 €La Salvetat-Belmontet (24 km)
Paintball course adventureEntertainmentFrom 20 € to 45 €Quint-Fonsegrives (25 km)
Relaxing massage at a salonWellbeingFrom 45 € to 140 €Toulouse (25 km)
All-terrain bike hire on the Canal du MidiNature and the outdoorsFrom 20 € to 98 €Toulouse (26 km)

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Chinese restaurantLe Bacchus
AMAZING - The restaurant at Le Bacchus Bessières lies at the borders between cultures. Chinese, French and Italian go there to give you an explosive mixture! The flavors here and elsewhere,...
Located 6.9 km from Saint-Sulpice36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais des Deux Vallées  
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 14.6 km from Saint-Sulpice26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge du Flambadou  
Located 30 km from Toulouse and Montauban, L'Auberge du Flambadou you receive as part of an old barn restored. The decor is rustic and beautifully landscaped with exposed beams, its...
Located 16.4 km from Saint-Sulpice37 € per person 

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House with 4 bedroomsLa Vigne et Le Blé  
Bed and charm on the road Bastides of Tarn near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Toulouse and Montauban - Ranked 3 épis Gîtes de France. 4 large and beautiful rooms with private bathroom,...
Located 14.6 km from Saint-SulpiceFrom 66 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsAu mas des calmettes    
Between the historical « pastel land » and the Gaillac wineyards, this end of 18th master 's house will offer you charm and authenticity. You will enjoy the swimming pool inside a large...
Located 14.6 km from Saint-Sulpice66 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsDomaine lagarrigue    
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 15.9 km from Saint-Sulpice65 € the double room 

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House for 4 personsLes Villettes à Rabastens  
In Rabastens, between Toulouse (35mins), Albi a magnificent World Heritage site (25 mins), and Cordes-sur -Ciel voted Best Vilage in France by the French 2014 (30 mins). Open all year....
Located 10.9 km from Saint-SulpiceFrom 400 € to 850 € per week 
House for 14 personsLe mas de Marie
Main house of 300 m ² with 5 bedrooms and private bathrooms. Large kitchen, dining room, lounge and library. Pool area very nice. Guest house of 90 m ² with large living / dining room,...
Located 16.6 km from Saint-Sulpice3500 € per week 
Chalet for 50 personsLes chalets de Fiolles  
2 km from Gaillac and along the Tarn, a set of 12+ 4 tents/lodge housekeeping cottages for 4 personnes. Sur place, swimming pool, jacuzzi, canoes, games room, green... We provide linen...
Located 19.6 km from Saint-SulpiceFrom 360 € to 660 € per week 

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82 places over 6 haSites&Paysages-Le plan d'eau st charles    
Rediscover the taste of simple moments, tint your dreams sweetness. The water Saint Charles is the ideal place for lovers of nature, calm and authenticity. Located in the heart of the...
Located 26 km from Saint-SulpiceFrom 14.50 € to 20 € per day 

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ibis Toulouse Lavaur - Hotel in Saint-Sulpiceibis Toulouse Lavaur     
This hotel offers low-cost, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. It is located in the centre of Lavaur, an ideal place to stopover in the Midi-Pyrenees region. At...
Located 13 km from Saint-SulpiceRoom from 44 €
Les Pasteliers - Hotel in Saint-SulpiceLes Pasteliers     
Located in a quiet street in the centre of Lavaur, Les Pasteliers offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel features a friendly restaurant serving traditional...
Located 13.3 km from Saint-SulpiceRoom from 49 €
Hôtel du Domaine Dutilleul - Hotel in Saint-SulpiceHôtel du Domaine Dutilleul 
Set in an 18th-century house located in Lisle-sur-Tarn at the heart of Gaillac vineyards, Hôtel du Domaine Dutilleul offers a 7-acre park with an outdoor swimming pool. Domaine Dutilleul...
Located 16.8 km from Saint-SulpiceRoom from 85 €

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Hôtel du Vigan
Hostellerie du Vigan is situated in the centre of Albi and offers air-conditioned guest rooms with a flat-screen TV and Canal+ channels. All rooms include...
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...
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