Activities and local attractions

local area

The countryside may be all around us, but we aren’t abandoned : fresh eggs, fruit, honey and other farm products can be found at our neighbours’ (10 minutes walk); bread and croissants at Carlus (2.5km from the house), and the city of Albi with all shops, boutiques, supermarkets and services at 7 kms.

Leisure Facilities …

On the property

  • table tennis, boules, darts, fishing for beginners, board games
  • country footpath
  • pool 6m x 12m (with 3 depths: 30cm; 90cm; 140cm); 100 sq m paved surround with sun loungers
  • … and those sports which nead delicacy:
    • reading and napping under ancestral trees, soothed by the sights and smells of the garden and the sound of the spring…
    • fruit picking (cherries, apples, plums, almonds, figs, hazelnuts, walnuts, quince, medlars…), and then…. jams, tarts, cakes !

At 5 to 15 minutes drive :

  • sight-seeing in the magnificent medieval town of Albi
  • horse-riding (horses ponies, trekking, lessons…)
  • swimming lake and leisure centre of Aiguelèze or in Albi
  • golfing (18 holes course)
  • squash
  • bowling
  • mechanical sports (go-karting, car-racing circuit with driving lessons available)
  • aerodrome (Micro-light aircraft, parachuting…)

Elsewhere in the Tarn :

  • mountain-bike tracks, canoeing, rock-climbing, forest walks, the Sidobre national park…
  • relive the age of the minstrels at Cordes, discover the wines of Gaillac, explore the ancient fortified hill-top villages
  • without forget traditional local (to Tarn) arts and crafts (works in leather, brass, granite and wood)

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