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Durfort

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn

Durfort - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn
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Durfort, the entrance to the Black Mountain:

The village is located in Durfort the Tarn between Revel, Haute-Garonne and the Tarn Soreze. It borders the banks of the Sor, the local river leads down to the Black Mountain. The picturesque village is built around the place of Plo. You will find many old houses cantilevered through the alleys crisscrossed by a central channel where water flows clear and abundant.

The birth of the boiler:

Around 1415, the hydraulic power of Sor was used to actuate the hammers. It was the birth of the boiler to Durfort, it would become an important regional center for the future. This activity has evolved over the centuries, but it has always been of great importance in local life. The expertise of Boilermakers has contributed greatly to the evolution of this profession and reputation.

Geographical information

MunicipalityDurfort
Postcode81540
Latitude43.4383849 (N 43° 26’ 18”)
Longitude2.0668330 (E 2° 4’ 1”)
AltitudeFrom 262m to 660m
Surface area4.54 km²
Population256 inhabitants
Density56 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlbi (43 mi, 1h10)
Insee code81083
IntercommunalityCC Lauragais Revel Sorezois
DepartmentTarn
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Sorèze1.7 mi (7 min)
Revel3.7 mi (9 min)
Cahuzac3.7 mi (9 min)
Les Cammazes4 mi (12 min)
Saint-Amancet4.7 mi (12 min)
Belleserre5.5 mi (14 min)
Les Brunels6.4 mi (17 min)
Vaudreuille6.6 mi (16 min)
Dourgne7 mi (14 min)
Palleville7 mi (15 min)
Garrevaques7.1 mi (15 min)
Massaguel8 mi (18 min)
Blan8 mi (14 min)
Verdalle8.6 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

The museum Copper, created by the municipality Durfort in 1986 to inform the many tourists who visit this small village nestled on the banks of Sor, at the foot of the Black Mountains on the various technical manufacturing copper objects . Two videos and an exhibition of old copper objects of our ancestors, trace six centuries of know-how that made international reputation Durfort: Copper work. A video on the work Martinet, this huge hammer driven by the river, another on the different techniques of rolled copper foil, will make your visit a memorable one ...

Village Durfort, famous for the 16th century copper industry has diversified with many other businesses and workshops: leather, basketry, produce ... This craft provides dynamism to the village a very important tourist traffic, more of 100,000 visits per year, throughout the year, including Sundays. A parking area for 250 cars (cars, motorhomes, buses) with picnic area and washroom facilities are available to visitors.

With the development of tourism, Durfort was able to attract skilled craftsmen (leather (leather garments and leather goods), glass, basket weaver and jewelry ...). An important undertaking salting has been established since 1965.

Creative Workshop leather.

Glass workshop.

Basketry workshop.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Garage sale the first Sunday in June

Photos

Copper Town Hall and Museum located in the old schools
Copper Town Hall and Museum located in the old schools
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Copper Museum - A still
Copper Museum - A still
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Rue des Récureurs
Rue des Récureurs
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Ruisseau le Sor - Malamort hydroelectric power station
Ruisseau le Sor - Malamort hydroelectric power station
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Rue des Récureurs
Rue des Récureurs
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Castlar Road
Castlar Road
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Street of the Martineurs
Street of the Martineurs
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Street of the Martineurs
Street of the Martineurs
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Rue des Récureurs
Rue des Récureurs
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Place Le Sol
Place Le Sol
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Rue des Récureurs
Rue des Récureurs
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Saint-Étienne church from the 17th century
Saint-Étienne church from the 17th century
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Church of Saint-Étienne
Church of Saint-Étienne
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Church of Saint-Étienne
Church of Saint-Étienne
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Church of Saint-Étienne
Church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
Interior of the church of Saint-Étienne
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Ruisseau le Sor - Malamort hydroelectric power station
Ruisseau le Sor - Malamort hydroelectric power station
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Ruisseau le Sor
Ruisseau le Sor
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Bridge of Malamort on the Sor
Bridge of Malamort on the Sor
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City of Durfort
City of Durfort
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Foyer rural de Durfort
Foyer rural de Durfort
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Mural painting on the square of the church
Mural painting on the square of the church
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Valley of the Sor
Valley of the Sor
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Coat of arms of Durfort
Coat of arms of Durfort
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Holidays in Lauragais
Holidays in Lauragais
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Weather

Wednesday 24 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 18°C
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Thursday 25 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
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Friday 26 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relaxation at Les Étangs leisure centre
EntertainmentFreeSaïx (10.7 mi)
Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne
Culture and education112 € Carcassonne (22 mi)
3 Vallées Zoo
Nature and the great outdoors11 € to 17 € Montredon-Labessonnié (23 mi)
Swin golf at the Parc des Oliviers
Sports sensations14 € Gaudiès (25 mi)
Bicycle hire on the Canal du Midi cycle path
Sports sensations5 € to 19 € Ramonville-Saint-Agne (30 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lo Camin de las Peyras
HikeEasy3h00Navès (11.8 mi)
Versants of the Hard
HikeIntermediate5h30Cuxac-Cabardès (11.8 mi)
Carbonéral Path
HikeIntermediate5h15Labruguière (12.1 mi)
Haut-Languedoc - Passa Païs Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy6h00Mazamet (15.9 mi)
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne (21 mi)

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