The peninsula Ambialet is embraced by a meander of the River Tarn along 3 km, dominated by a priory (monastery) and a Romanesque church of the eleventh century built on its slate needle. The town is located on the Meridian Green in the wake of the Tarn valley.
exceptional natural site and witness a rich history!
In the Middle Ages Ambialet was the seat of the Vicomte Trencavel, rivals of the counts of Toulouse, then was occupied by Simon de Montfort during the Albigensian Crusade against the (period Cathar).
The ruins of Castella and site configuration with its strong testament to the greatness of Ambialet.
The picturesque site can be visited all year. The best time is spring to early winter.
Ambialet integrates the network of Small Cities of Character since 2018 and the Grand Site Occitan Southern France Albi, Tarn Valley since 2019.