Just a few minutes walk or paddle along the river from Camp Vallee du Tarn will take you to the weir where you will discover the charming and picturesque village of Ambialet.
The ruins of medieval towers appear as guardians guarding the entrance to the fertile peninsula, formed by the oxbow carved by the timeless winding river.
The Priory (former monastery) is a Romanesque chapel from the eleventh century, with breathtaking
In July and August guided tours are
given every Wednesday morning.
The Heritage Trail lets you intensely enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
The hydropower plant in summer is beautiful building to discover.
Courris is also within walking distance.
A sleepy farming village, happy and satisfied to stay in his own time!
There is a large Carrefour supermarket and on the way, at the right side of "the small tunnels road" you can reach several very nice little beaches.
Go and visit the Mussée du Saut du Tarn (old mill and hydroelectric power station).
Trébas les Bains - 10 km
From Trébas you can do a wonderful canoe trip that goes along the campsite again. There are many marked trails along natural sources and every Sunday morning in July and August there is a land market.
The capital of the department of Tarn is a beautiful medieval city with cobbled streets and interesting sights.
You can shop and stroll around extensively, eat and drink on the terrace. A visit to the largest brick cathedral in the world, Sainte-Cécile, is a must.
The most beautiful medieval village in France, dominated by an old castle
(note: there are many picturesque villages in the area to visit).
Cordes sur Ciel – 38 km
Gaillac – 45 km
The vineyards in the Gauillac region are worth a visit. You can visit several wineries or visit the wine museum and have a tast of the great wines from the region.
Visit the viaduct and the museum. Beautiful views.
Mazamet - 67 km
Beautiful hiking routes and a fascinating suspension bridge over the valley.
Who dares to cross?!?
Saint Affrique - 57 km
It is a beautiful route through the Tarn Valley that will take you to this beautiful old town. The market on Saturday is highly recommended and this is a nice combination with a visit to the caves of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon - 70 km,
you know, that cheese.....