The city of Sorèze is located in the Tarn-South, the borders of three departments, Haute-Garonne, Tarn and Aude, in the Regional Natural Park of 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 Municipal Museum, oppidum Berniquaut and of course the abbey school, historical monument of the 17th and 18th centuries.
The Abbey School: Monument History 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 under the reign of Louis XVI.
The oppidum Berniquaut: ancient village, hiking.
The bell tower Saint-Martin (XVth c.) Historical Monument.
The Municipal Museum: exhibition of antique glass, art gallery and archaeological exhibitions.
Discovery of the historic center. Tours, organizing conferences for groups (information at the Tourist Office).
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 ...
Canal du Midi.
Laughing Mountain, Laughing La Plaine: family outings by bike or on foot.
Crafts in Durfort (copper, tin, leather, basketry).