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Ambialet

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn

Ambialet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAmbialet
Postcode81430
Tourism label
Latitude43.9433910 (N 43° 56’ 36”)
Longitude2.3780990 (E 2° 22’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 180m to 502m
Surface area30.04 km²
Population471 inhabitants
Density15 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlbi (14 mi, 28 min)
Insee code81010
IntercommunalityCC des Monts d'Alban et du Villefranchois
DepartmentTarn
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Courris1.5 mi (5 min)
Saint-Cirgue3 mi (8 min)
Trébas6.6 mi (12 min)
Sérénac6.6 mi (19 min)
Villefranche-d'Albigeois6.6 mi (15 min)
Crespinet6.8 mi (19 min)
Valence-d'Albigeois7.1 mi (18 min)
Saint-Julien-Gaulène7.2 mi (21 min)
Bellegarde-Marsal7.4 mi (18 min)
Assac7.6 mi (14 min)
Saint-André7.8 mi (20 min)
Le Fraysse8.3 mi (17 min)
Cadix9.8 mi (20 min)
Faussergues9.8 mi (23 min)
Saint-Juéry10.1 mi (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Small Country Market

Photos

Peninsula Ambialet (© D.Delpoux)
Peninsula Ambialet (© D.Delpoux)
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Ambialet and Tarn
Ambialet and Tarn
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The village and its fountain
The village and its fountain
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Tarn
Tarn
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Mountains around Ambialet
Mountains around Ambialet
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Ambialet and priory
Ambialet and priory
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Church and Priory Ambialet
Church and Priory Ambialet
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Tarn meander Ambialet forming a peninsula
Tarn meander Ambialet forming a peninsula
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Bridge over the Tarn
Bridge over the Tarn
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Tarn
Tarn
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Tarn
Tarn
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Tarn
Tarn
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The village
The village
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The town hall
The town hall
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Ambialet and the Tarn Valley (© TarnTourisme)
Ambialet and the Tarn Valley (© TarnTourisme)
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Ambialet trailer 4k (© PIX4Underground)
Ambialet trailer 4k (© PIX4Underground)
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I log in Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
I log in Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
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I escape in the Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
I escape in the Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
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I let in Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
I let in Tarn (© Ventd'autan / médiart360)
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Weather

Wednesday 8 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 30°C
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Thursday 9 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 33°C
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Friday 10 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Barge trip in Albi and on the Tarn
Entertainment7 € to 25 € Albi (11.8 mi)
Hike or bike ride in the South of France
Sports sensations12 € Broquiès (17.4 mi)
Licence-free boat hire on the Tarn
Nature and the great outdoors29 € Rivières (19.7 mi)
Permaculture vineyard tour
Local flavours20 € Gaillac (26 mi)
Relaxation at Les Étangs leisure centre
EntertainmentFreeSaïx (28 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walking tour of the Saint-Affricain "Saint-Izaire" (n ° 6)
HikeIntermediate3h30Saint-Izaire (17.2 mi)
Cycling tour around Lake Villefranche de Panat - 11 km
Cycling itineraryIntermediate50 minVillefranche-de-Panat (19 mi)
The Arasses
Village visitEasy2h00Villefranche-de-Panat (19 mi)
Municipality of Tayrac: from the plateau to the valley
HikeEasy2h30Tayrac (19.3 mi)
Tower of Peyrebrune
Village visitEasy2h00Alrance (19.9 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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