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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 (69 km, 1h10)
Insee code81083
IntercommunalityCC Lauragais Revel Sorezois
DepartmentTarn
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Sorèze2.7 km (7 min)
Revel5.9 km (9 min)
Cahuzac6 km (9 min)
Les Cammazes6.5 km (12 min)
Saint-Amancet7.6 km (12 min)
Belleserre8.9 km (14 min)
Les Brunels10.3 km (17 min)
Vaudreuille10.7 km (16 min)
Dourgne11.2 km (14 min)
Palleville11.2 km (15 min)
Garrevaques11.4 km (15 min)
Massaguel12.8 km (18 min)
Blan12.9 km (14 min)
Verdalle13.9 km (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

Town Hall and Copper Museum located in the old schools
Town Hall and Copper 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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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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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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Inside the Saint-Étienne church
Inside the Saint-Étienne church
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Pont de Malamort sur le Sor
Pont de Malamort sur le Sor
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Rue des Récureurs
Rue des Récureurs
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Route du Castlar
Route du Castlar
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Rue des Martineurs
Rue des Martineurs
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Rue des Martineurs
Rue des 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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17th century Saint-Étienne Church
17th century Saint-Étienne Church
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Saint-Étienne Church
Saint-Étienne Church
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Saint-Étienne Church
Saint-Étienne Church
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Saint-Étienne Church
Saint-Étienne Church
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Inside the church Saint-Étienne
Inside the church Saint-Étienne
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne
Interior of Saint-Étienne
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church Interior of Saint-Etienne church
church Interior of Saint-Etienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Étienne church
Interior of Saint-Étienne church
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Interior of Saint-Etienne church -Étienne
Interior of Saint-Etienne church -Étienne
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Interior of Saint-Étienne
Interior of Saint-Étienne
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Ruiss church eau le Sor - Hydroelectric power station of Malamort
Ruiss church eau le Sor - Hydroelectric power station of Malamort
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Ruisseau le Sor
Ruisseau le Sor
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Mairie de Durfort
Mairie de Durfort
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Rural hearth of Durfort
Rural hearth of Durfort
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Wall painting on the church square
Wall painting on the church square
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Vallée du Sor
Vallée du Sor
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Coat of arms of Durfort
Coat of arms of Durfort
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Vacances en Lauragais
Vacances en Lauragais
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Weather

Tuesday 27 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 30°C
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Wednesday 28 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 28°C
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Thursday 29 july
Min. 17°C - Max. 31°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Craft and food shopping in Revel and the local area
Arts and CraftsFreeRevel (5.6 km)
Relaxation at Les Étangs leisure centre
EntertainmentFreeSaïx (17.2 km)
Introduction to calligraphy and illumination
Arts and Crafts10 € Labruguière (19.4 km)
Canyoning in Montagne Noire
Sports sensations35 € to 55 € Mazamet (26 km)
Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne
Culture and education18 € to 120 € Carcassonne (35 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lo Camin de las Peyras
HikeEasy3h00Navès (19 km)
Versants of the Hard
HikeIntermediate5h30Cuxac-Cabardès (19 km)
Carbonéral Path
HikeIntermediate5h15Labruguière (19.4 km)
Historical route
HikeEasy20 minLabruguière (19.5 km)
Haut-Languedoc - Passa Païs Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy6h00Mazamet (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
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A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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