visit the neighbouring countryside

Château de Foncoussières has selected hints and website addresses to help you plan your stay in the Tarn region.


World Heritage

  •  Cathedral
  • Toulouse Lautrec museum
  • old town centre


one of the best preserved medieval town in France.

  • Jardin de Paradis
  • Famous Music Festival in July

Hill top villages

  • Puycelci, Pennes
  • Bruniquel, Castelneau de Montmiral


  • Cathedral
  • museum, town center

Lisle-sur-Tarn et Rabastens

Monesties et Carmaux

  • glass museum Carmaux

Saint Antonin Noble Val 

  • beautiful Renaissance buildings
  • Sunday morning market

Jardin des Martels

  • Garden
  • village of Giroussens

Go down the Tarn

on canoe from St Antonin Nobleval

The Wineries tour

Boat trip from Albi to Gaillac

See the Tarn from the sky with Atmospher'Air Hot Air Baloons


  • Castres
  • Goya museum


  • Old city
  • Cathedral
  • Soulages Museum : painting and contemporary art


  • Town Center
  • la Cité de l'Espace
  • Airbus (reservation needed)


  • 17th century town
  • Ingres Museum