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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION Town Gaillac Insee code 81099 Postcode 81600 Latitude 43.9018159 Longitude 1.8965060 Altitude From 105 to 288 meters Surface 50.93 km² Population 13558 inhabitants Density 266 inhabitants/km² CLOSEST TOWNS National labels Brens at 1.7 km Chief town Albi (at 26 km, 23 min) Montans at 4.2 km Department Tarn Rivières at 5.5 km Region Midi-Pyrénées Search another town
Find a hotel a vacation rental a bed and breakfast a campsite a restaurant a leisure activity a flight a rental car Near your destination Gaillac town centre Abbey Saint-Michel (Gaillac) Church Saint-Michel (Gaillac) Church Saint-Pierre (Gaillac) Museum of Fine Art of Gaillac (Gaillac) Museum of Natural History Philadelphe Thomas (Gaillac) Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions of Gaillac (Gaillac) Tourist Office of Gaillac (Gaillac) Train station of Gaillac (Gaillac) Train station of Tessonnières (Gaillac) Leisure Centre of Aiguelèze (Rivières) Archaeological Site of Troclar (Lagrave) Train station of Lisle-sur-Tarn (Lisle-sur-Tarn) Museum Lafage (Lisle-sur-Tarn) Visitor Information Centre of Cahuzac-sur-Vère (Cahuzac-sur-Vère) Village of Castelnau-de-Montmiral Tourist Office of Castelnau-de-Montmiral (Castelnau-de-Montmiral) Train station of Marssac-sur-Tarn (Marssac-sur-Tarn) Forest of Sivens (Lisle-sur-Tarn) Leisure Centre Vère Grésigne (Castelnau-de-Montmiral) Castle Museum of the Cayla (Andillac) Castle of the Cayla (Andillac) Golf Course of Florentin-Gaillac (Florentin) Forest of Giroussens (Coufouleux) Castle of Castelnau-de-Lévis (Castelnau-de-Lévis) Train station of Rabastens-Couffouleux (Coufouleux) Museum of the Pays Rabastinois (Rabastens) Tourist Office of Rabastens (Rabastens) Performance hall - Le Scenith (Albi) Church Saint-Pierre-de-Monestiers (Saint-Gauzens) Search
It was not so long as it is known that Gaillac was occupied from the Gallo-Roman, but his name appears in documents referring to the founding of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Michel in 819. Expresses its prosperity with the culture of the vine by the monks. The wine trade but also from woad (Isatis tinctoria) in the 16th century, carried on the river Tarn, will enable Gaillac thrive and develop at the same time a maritime activity. Cathar wars are far less responsible for power struggles as the religious wars between Catholics and Protestants.
Gaillac today is renowned for its vineyards, characterized by three soils (terraces, hills, plateau), a varietal background and a designation.
Finally Gaillac door like the rooster emblem that can be discovered on different facades of old houses or tents.
Abbaye Saint-Michel thirteenth, chapels of the apse of the abbey, north portal of the thirteenth.
Palmata 13th round (13th murals and shield - cock - city).
St. Peter's Church, stone portal of the fourteenth.
Hotel Pierre Brens 13th and fifteenth.
Gaillac the medieval Griffoul Square and fountain, street Portal Lacourtade Hotel, Hotel Druilhet of Yversen, portal sixteenth, timbered houses and half-timbered ...
Caveau Wine Tasting Gaillac, Abbaye Saint-Michel.
Castle Foucaud 17th (Palladian architecture) houses the Museum of Fine Arts, and French park with a rose garden is classified by historical monuments.
Natural History Museum Thomas Philadelphus.
Abbey Museum (archaeological, vineyards, sacred art and companionship).
Library (collection of funds from 1789).
Market every Friday morning.
Flea: 2nd Sunday.
Spring Gaillac: 1 to May 4
Biocybèle: large agro fair, the 2nd weekend of May.
Cinéfeuille: Film Festival gardens and landscapes in late May.
Wine Festival: 2nd weekend of August.
Aperitif concert Friday in July and August between 19 and 21 hours of the abbey garden.
Garage sale: 1st Sunday of September.
Heritage Day: 3rd weekend in September.
Book Fair: 1st weekend in October.
European Film Festival: 3rd weekend in October.
Gaillac Preview: 3rd week of November.
Inquire at the Tourist Office Gaillac the accuracy of dates.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Andillac: castle-museum of Cayla.
Cordes-sur-Ciel: medieval village.
Castelnau-de-Montmiral: Founded in 1222, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.
Lagrave archéocrypte Saint Sigolène.
Lisle-sur-Tarn arcaded square, houses the 16th and eighteenth.
Montana Archéosite (Gallo-Roman pottery).
Giroussens: the garden of Martell.
Puycelsi: medieval village perched on a rock and Regional Conservatory of species of old trees and vines.
Rabastens: ramparts and fortifications of the Middle Ages.
Sivenas: Divisional Forest 600 hectares of hardwoods and conifers.
Senouillac Château de Mauriac.
Grésigne: 3600 ha State Forest.
Albi historic ranked in 2010 as World Heritage by UNESCO.
All leisure activities around Gaillac
The Tarn Gaillac
The Tarn Gaillac
The Tarn Gaillac
Abbaye Saint- Michel
Bridge Tarn Gaillac
Rue du center
Animation Great Place
Fountain of the Great Place
Statue of Senator Joseph Hautpoul
Detail portal of the church of Saint-Pierre
Tuesday 10 December Day Night Min. -9°C - Max. 6°C
Wednesday 11 December Day Night Min. 2°C - Max. 8°C
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Les 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 3.1 km from Gaillac From 360 € to 660 € per week
Gîte des Termes de Couffet
Tecou located in the vineyards of Gaillac in the country houses, 20 minutes from Albi, episcopal city and Heritage of Unesco, 30 min medieval town of Cordes, 45 minutes from the center... Located 9.9 km from Gaillac From 700 € to 1200 € per week
Les Villettes à Rabastens
In Rabastens, between Toulouse (35mins) and Albi a magnificent World Heritage site(25 mins). Open all year. A beautiful independent private cottage in a quiet rural setting with a 10... Located 12.2 km from Gaillac From 400 € to 800 € per week All vacation rentals around Gaillac All campsites around Gaillac All hotels around Gaillac