The Tarn et Garonne offers a host of charming places to see and Maison Estraques is not far from many of them.

Carcasonne Places to visit : Visit some of the most beautiful villages in France, the medieval towns of Auvillar, Bruniquel and Lauzerte.  Take a day trip to the fortified village of  Cordes-sur-ciel or the fabulous walled city of Carcasonne. Spend the day in Auch, the home of D'Artagnan, visit Albi and it's magnificant cathederal, and the Toulouse Lautrec museum. Toulouse Local area : The cities of Montauban (the Florence of the Southwest), and Toulouse ( the pink city) provide plenty to see and do including the Ingres museum, the  Cite de l'espace ( space city), and  Aerospatiale ( the birth place of the new A380 ).  Why not take a trip down the Tarn,or Garonne rivers or the canal du midi or visit Moissac and it's Romanesque cloisters.  Castelsarrasin and Beaumont de lomagne are the nearest local towns, both of which have very good weekly markets.

Events to see :

There are many festivals and events, including garlic and wine festivals, music and theatre events, as well as medieval and craft festivals. We can provide you with a list of dates as well as details of all the local markets to visit. For further information to help plan your trip visit www.tourism.midi-pyrenees.org



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