Midi-Pyrénées Off The Beaten Path

  • Views on Toulouse.
    by GentleSpirit
  • Museum Jaurés Castres
    Museum Jaurés Castres
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  • Théatre Municipal de Castres
    Théatre Municipal de Castres
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Midi-Pyrénées Off The Beaten Path

  • Outside Toulouse - Excursions

    Toulouse Off The Beaten Path

    the official France walkers assoc site is here with contact info http://www.ffrandonnee.fr/_68/contact.aspx For Toulouse area contact bottom side http://cdrp31.free.fr/rando/ and do visit the tourist office at Square Charles de Gaulle near the capitole, see photo 2

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  • Inside Toulouse

    Toulouse Off The Beaten Path

    The Hôtel d’Assézat is a wonderful mansion of the 16C at rue de Metz, it houses the seat of the Académie des Jeux Floraux, showcasing the langauge of occitan since 1323AD. http://jeuxfloraux.fr and the Fondation Bemberg, a private museum with a permanent collection and portraits as well as bronze and objects...

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  • Views on Toulouse.

    Toulouse Off The Beaten Path

    Voici une particularité qui étonne toujours les visiteurs : Toulouse est constamment survolée par des avions qui atterrissent ou decollent de l'aéroport de Toulouse-Blagnac. Les avions passent au dessus d'une partie (au sud) de la ville, et du périphérique. Lorsque l'on est en avion, et que l'on arrive, du côté droit de l'appareil le panorama est...

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  • Festivals-Celebrations

    Toulouse Off The Beaten Path

    Every year the Garonne invites a stream of the world. After the Ebre, the Nile, the Mekong, the Ganges, the Arno, the Volga, Mississippi, the Rio of the Plata, in June 2003, the Garonne invites the Rio Cauto, that means Cuba. 100 Cuban artists are waited in Toulouse for 6 days of feast. Bureau du Festival 18, rue St-Rémésy 31000 Toulouse -...

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  • Ceramic center and museum Giroussens

    a unique place tracing the history of ceramics in this area. Its a place to see it done ,museum and purchase.7 place Lucie Bouniol , 81500 Giroussens Entirely dedicated to ceramics in the heart of the country Gallacois, combining tradition and modernity, the home of the contemporary ceramic of Giroussens welcomes you in its different areas:Gallery:...

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  • Church of St Paul

    a wonderful Church in the deep wood of the Tarn in cathar country, famous for the pottery and the fabric taints Before 1891, the town was called Saint-Paul-de-Damiatte; now Saint Paul-Cap-de-Joux.the history of it,The current building of the 19C has replaced that of the 17C, which presented many problems, part of the vault collapsed in 1843....

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  • take an old fashion steam train ride,...

    This is one of the few left steam engine train rides in a beautiful cathar country we enjoy with the family. Its a private organisation to safeguard this pastime from trainsGare C.F.T.T., Place de la République, 81500 Saint-Lieux-lès-Lavaurthe link in contact have it in English.tarif 6,80€ adultsDépart of trains from the magical Gare de St Lieux...

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  • Church St Salvi-Giroussens

    a wonderful high town in great Tarn ,this is an unique old Church overlooking a vast valley of the Agout (river). The town is great known for it pottery making historyThis is the Catholic take on ithttp://catholique-tarn.cef.fr/spip.php?article35The Church of Saint-Salvy dates from the 14C. It consists of a nave of four bays arched vaults and a...

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  • Church Notre Dame du bourg-Rabastens

    a wonderful Church by the river Tarn.Church of our Lady of the village at Rabastens, or église de Notre Dame du Bourg, located on a route linking the abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques (Aveyron) and the Basilica of Saint-Sernin in Toulouse. in respect of cultural property 'the paths of Santiago de Compostela in France ". By its painted decoration, it...

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  • musée du chocolat Lisle sur tarn

    located in a wonderful small town of the tarn at 13 Place Paul Saissac, 81310 Lisle-sur-Tarn a wonderful old world surrounded by a beautiful square you find of the best chocolates of the region, tastings are held but the history of the chocolate is told with such enthusiasme by a couple owner that it makes you want to come back for more.So I am not...

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  • Théatre municipal -Castres

    the municipal theater of Castres is a historical building. very easy in city center at rue de l'Hôtel de Ville facing diagonally the Goya Museum. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9h30 -12h30 ,and 14h15 -18h00 ;Saturdays from 9h30- 12h30 ,and 14h15 -16h. closed Sundays and holidays as well as from August 1 to 15 inclusive.it has capacity for 600...

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  • Musée Jean Jaurés

    Located at 2, place Pélisson it traces the history of this native son great politician Open from 10h00- 12h00 and 14h00 -18h00 (17h00 from october 1 to April 30)closed Mondays except in July and August, closed Sundays from Oct 1 to April 30, close jan 1, May 1, Nov 1,and Dec 25Admission for adults is 2,00 €Jaurès Museum was created in 1954 in...

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  • Church Notre Dame la Jonquiere-...

    The town surface from the Albigeois crusades from the year 1229. The count of Toulouse Raymond VII wanted to created on the river Tarn a city to replace the castle or castel de Montégut, fortified castle located in the colline where the crusades demanded the destruction according to the Treaty of Meaux 1229The church is of gothic construction built...

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  • Templar and medieval circuit in Southern...

    This circuit, which requires a car, covers the area of the Larzac and the Vallee de la Sorgue. You can arrive there on the national highway crossing the famous viaduct of Millau, more spectacular seen from a distance than driving over it, but nevertheless quite a feat. Continuing south, you will soon have choices. La Couveratoide is the most famous...

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