Sorèze

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Sorèze
TownSorèze
Insee code81288
Postcode81540
Latitude43.4527080
Longitude2.0662729
AltitudeFrom 204 to 781 meters
Surface41.64 km²
Population2696 inhabitants
Density64 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsDurfort at 2.7 km (7 min)
Chief townAlbi (at 67 km, 66 min)Cahuzac at 3.3 km (4 min)
DepartmentTarnSaint-Amancet at 3.7 km (7 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The city of Sorèze is located in the Tarn-South, the borders of three departments, Haute-Garonne, Tarn and Aude, in the Parc Naturel Régional du Haut Languedoc, at the foot of the Black Mountains, the source of the Canal du Midi. Discover Sorèze, houses with wood sides and corbels (sixteenth and seventeenth century)., Craftsmen and artists, the tower Saint Martin (XV c.), The glass museum, the oppidum Berniquaut and of course the Abbey School, Historical Monument of the 17th and 18th centuries.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Abbey School: Historical Monument of the 17th and 18th centuries. Its history is linked to that of education in France, Europe and around the world because of its international recruitment. She became one of twelve royal military schools during the reign of Louis XVI.
  • The oppidum Berniquaut: ancient village, hiking.
  • Chapel St Jammes.
  • The steeple of St. Martin (. Fifteenth century), historical monument.
  • The Glass Museum: Exhibition of old glass.
  • Discovery of the historic center. Guided tours, organizing conferences for groups (information at the Tourist Office).
Detailed information
Leisure centresLeisure Centre of Saint-Ferréol
MonumentsOppidum of Berniquaut
Natural sitesForest of Crabes-Mortes

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Every year, theater, music ... and seminars at the abbey school.
  • Organ concerts in the church.
  • Books Market every 1st Sunday of the month.
  • May: "Ridge" of the book.
  • June: Day Art - Feast of St John.
  • July: Day of the Dog - Music Festival at the Abbey School - Concert of Orchestre National du Capitole.
  • August: August 15 General Holidays - Great Fairs (3rd weekend): book fair, garage sale, flea market, street painters, crafts, local produce, day of the horse.
  • September: Autumn Exhibition: paintings and sculptures - Heritage Days (third weekend).
  • November: Bavarian Evening.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Lake St Ironwood: World Heritage of UNESCO. The oldest work of this nature built in Europe. It was built in 17th century by Pierre Paul Riquet to feed the Canal du Midi. Activities: supervised swimming, sailing, canoeing, boating, pedalo.
  • Many streams, rivers and lakes seduce lovers of fishing.
  • Hiking: in a privileged natural environment, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking.
  • Walks 4x4, caving, paragliding ...
  • Circuit Pigeon.
  • Canal du Midi.
  • Laughing Mountain, Laughing La Plaine: family outings by bike or on foot.
  • Lake Lampy.
  • Crafts in Durfort (copper, tin, leather, basketry).
  • In the Abbeys of St. Scholastica and Calcat.
  • Circuit de la Montagne Noire.

PHOTOS

Abbey - school SorèzeAbbey - school Sorèze
 
Lane VillageLane Village
Statue of Father Henri Lacordaire in the school yard of the AbbeyStatue of Father Henri Lacordaire in the school yard of the Abbey
 
Village SquareVillage Square
FountainFountain
 
Lane VillageLane Village
Village StreetVillage Street
 
Tour St. MartinTour St. Martin
St. Tour MartinSt. Tour Martin
 
Church of Our Lady of Peace of the 19th centuryChurch of Our Lady of Peace of the 19th century
Church of Our Lady of Peace ChurchChurch of Our Lady of Peace Church
 
Our Lady of PeaceOur Lady of Peace
War MemorialWar Memorial
 
Inside the church of Notre- Dame de la PaixInside the church of Notre- Dame de la Paix
Inside the church our Lady of PeaceInside the church our Lady of Peace
 
Interior of the Church of Our Lady of PeaceInterior of the Church of Our Lady of Peace
Interior of the Church of Our Lady of PeaceInterior of the Church of Our Lady of Peace
 
Interior of the Church of Our Lady of PeaceInterior of the Church of Our Lady of Peace
Interior of the church of Our Lady of PeaceInterior of the church of Our Lady of Peace
 
Inside the church of Notre- Dame de la PaixInside the church of Notre- Dame de la Paix
Inside the church of Notre- Dame de la PaixInside the church of Notre- Dame de la Paix
 
Inside the church of Notre- Dame de la PaixInside the church of Notre- Dame de la Paix
Inside the church of Our Lady of PeaceInside the church of Our Lady of Peace
 
Inside the church of Notre- Dame de la PaixInside the church of Notre- Dame de la Paix
MayorMayor
 
City HallCity Hall
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Rue du VillageRue du Village
MuseumMuseum
 
Village StreetVillage Street
Rue du VillageRue du Village
 
Lane VillageLane Village
Calvary statueCalvary statue
 
Oppidum Berniquaut ( © Y.Chevojon )Oppidum Berniquaut ( © Y.Chevojon )

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WEATHER

Friday 19 December
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Saturday 20 December
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Sunday 21 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Collets Rouges - Hôtel Abbaye École de Sorèze
Sorèze
JOYAU DU PATRIMOINE – Dans le cadre du magnifique Hôtel et Spa Abbaye École de Sorèze, le restaurant 'Les Collets Rouges' vous ouvre sa grande et paisible salle à manger et un eterrasse...
Located in Sorèze27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Maziès  
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Revel
This is Revel, medieval village at the foot of the Black Mountains, the Les Maziès restaurant opens its doors. You will be warmly received in a former 18th century farmhouse lauraguaise...
Located 4.8 km from Sorèze28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel-restaurant de la Montagne Noire  
7.3
Dourgne
Welcome to the heart of the Tarn, in the village of Dourgne, where you can admire two Benedictine monasteries. The Hôtel-restaurant de la Montagne Noire welcomes you with authenticity....
Located 6.8 km from Sorèze25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsAux berges du Saint Ferréol  
Revel
Love friendliness, Brigitte and Olivier welcome you all year in their guest rooms. Nestled against Lake St Ferreol, close to Revel, property offers all the comfort for a romantic country...
Located 2.9 km from SorèzeFrom 55 € to 59 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa mejeane    
9
Saint-Amancet
At the foot of the Montagne Noire, in a small green area, Chantal, Gilles and children welcome you to our old farmhouse. Enjoy the quiet and serenity of the place. In our simplicity...
Located 3.1 km from SorèzeFrom 40 € to 50 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsDomaine de Bel Air Bas  
Les Cammazes
At the heart of the Montagne Noire and the Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Languedoc, in a privileged environment, the Domaine de Bel Air Bas (601 m) warmly welcomes you to a beautiful...
Located 4.9 km from Sorèze60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsDomaine de Miraval  
9.4
Belleserre
Situated at he foot of th Montagne Noire, in a peaceful environment, 8 chalets benefit from the surrounding scenery. Wel spaced from each other and well designed, they will ensure you...
Located 3.7 km from SorèzeFrom 320 € to 780 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsGite la tribu du mambo
Vaudreuille
300 m from Lake St. Férreol, ranked major sites Midi-Pyrenees, very sunny apartment of 85m² air-conditioned with private terrace. Very quiet. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, beautiful...
Located 4.9 km from SorèzeFrom 350 € to 500 € per week 
Farm for 10 personsLe Ribet  
9.2
Lempaut
Cottage for 4 to 10 people. Garden with swimming pool, place to park the car. (group up to 23 people). No groups in the months of July and August !!
Located 8.5 km from SorèzeFrom 280 € to 620 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
78 places over 2,3 haLa Porte d'Autan    
8.8
Saissac
Located at the door of Carcassonne and Castelnaudary, in the Black Mountains, come and enjoy the peace, recharge at our family camping facility. Under the sun of the South of France,...
Located 12.6 km from SorèzeFrom 17 € to 21 € per day 
50 places over 1 haCamping de montolieu    
9.2
Montolieu
Enjoy the campsite reception Montolieu, 100m² well-defined location, spacious and functional health, washing machine, playground for kids, games room, meeting room with free wireless...
Located 19.8 km from SorèzeFrom 11 € to 15 € per day 
50 places over 2 haCamping*** domaine St-Laurent / Aude    
9.1
Montferrand
Under the sun of southern France, discover a very kind family camping, between Carcassonne and Toulouse, near the Canal du Midi and several lakes, the St-Laurent, member of the network-sites...
Located 20 km from SorèzeFrom 14 € to 24 € per day 

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HOTELS

L’Abbaye Ecole de Sorèze - Hotel in SorèzeL’Abbaye Ecole de Sorèze     
7.9
Sorèze
Listed as a historical monument, Hôtel Abbaye Ecole de Sorèze is set in a former abbey in a large park. It is located 25 km from Castres, between Toulouse, Albi and Carcassone. A wellbeing...
Located in SorèzeRoom from 69 €
Le Pavillon des Hôtes - Hotel in SorèzeLe Pavillon des Hôtes     
7.7
Sorèze
Set on a 6-hectare park, this hotel is located on St. James' Way and just next to the Abbaye Ecole. You can have an aqua gym lesson in the indoor pool, use the sauna or work out in...
Located in SorèzeRoom from 55 €
La Renaissance - Hotel in SorèzeLa Renaissance     
8.5
Revel
Hôtel La Renaissance is located next to Saint-Ferreol Lake, close to the UNESCO listed Montagne Noire in the Midi-Pyrenées. It provides comfortable accommodation with an outdoor swimming...
Located 3.7 km from Sorèze

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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 of Baroque, Italian and Spanish...
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