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45 minutes from the best cassoulet in the world is Castres. Located in the Tarn, this town seduces its visitors with its rich historical heritage and its ideal position in the heart of nature. Crossed by the Agout, the city is famous for its houses on stilts, which give its quays a Venice-like feel.

The Goya Museum, one of the most important museums of Hispanic art in France, is a must, as is the Bishop's Garden, designed by Le Nôtre, gardener to Louis XIV.

Castres is also known for its former mayor, Jean Jaurès, a significant figure in the history of France. The visit to his birthplace, transformed into a museum, is very enriching.

As for gastronomy, the city has no shortage of good places to savor the delights of Tarn cuisine.

Finally, nestled at the foot of the Montagne Noire, Castres offers nature lovers great opportunities for hikes and excursions. Between heritage, culture and nature, Castres is a destination full of charm.