Discover Castres

An ideal situation

The 81 Hotel is ideally located in Castres, in the “Chartreuse” shopping area. A bus stop is 70 meters from our establishment and will allow you to easily reach the city center of Castres. In this city, public transport is free. In a few minutes you will be in the center of Castres and at the train station. Go to the reception to find out more about public transport and activities to do in the area.

Discover Castres

Castres is a charming town typical of the Tarn department. We advise you to go to the city center to visit the Goya Museum, the Jean Jaurès Museum and the Catharism Museum. You will enjoy strolling to discover the Bishop's Palace garden, the Gourjade park, the houses on the Agout (with their pastel-colored facades that seem to be one with the river), the quays and the theater of Castres. This charming town is nicknamed "the little Venice of Languedoc". It is a superb town marked by the textile industry and rugby.

The Black Mountain

The Montagne Noire is a mountain range located at the end of the Massif Central. This massif separates the departments of Tarn, Hérault, Aude and Haute-Garonne. The Mountain is "black" only in its name, indeed, it offers superb green landscapes thanks to the presence of a luxuriant nature. This magical and enchanting place will charm and surprise you with its many legends. You can practice many activities there: hiking, mountain biking, via ferrata, climbing, walking and many others.

The Rock of Sidobre

Go north of Castres to observe a geological formation unique in Europe, which will surprise you with its legends and its omnipresent nature. This place is unique, it is made up of granite blocks that seem to be balanced. You will enjoy walking in this surprising and enchanting nature. We invite you to visit the Maison du Sidobre to learn more about the formation of granite.