Activities around the cottage


Directly from the cottage you can fish catfish. In the Tarn river was caught in 2017 a catfish of 2.74m (world record). What if you try to beat the record? 🙂 You can also fish for pike, carp, zander, roach, tench, etc. We can lend you a boat with motor on request. The East of the Tarn department is rich in category 1 rivers where you can fish trouts.


Aiguelèze Golf Club 7 km from the cottage (9 holes) Albi Golf Club at 11km from the cottage (18 holes) Etangs de Fiac Golf Club at 34km from the cottage (18 holes)


Several equestrian centers are located near the cottage: * Equestrian farm "Les amis du cheval" in Tecou (11km from the gîte) * Equestrian center "Un poney une Histoire" in Cahuzac sur Vère (17km) * The Ecuries du Gô in Albi (19km) * Grésigne horse farm in Saint-Beauzille (29km) * Frédérique Vigné equestrian center in Lisle sur Tarn (30km) * Equestrian area of the Bastides in Bruniquel (47km)


* Road bike : The departmental roads are very numerous and the traffic of cars is very low. You can take long walks safely on hilly roads or not depending on the route chosen. * MTB: The Tarn countryside is rich in mountain bike routes, sensations and discoveries will be waiting for you Whether for road or mountain biking, Xavier will be happy to show you the routes adapted to your physical condition


Lots of routes, see link below. The GR36 and 46 also cross the Tarn and two of the four main roads to Compostela pass through the Tarn. One to the north is a variant of the Puy route. Coming from Conques we descend towards Cordes, Gaillac, St Sulpice, Rabastens through fields, vineyards and splendid panoramas… To the south, the path or path of Arles is divided in two either by following the Taste to Castres or by following the Thoré valley and villages like Murat sur Vèbre.


10km from the cottage * Interior: A sports pool with 6 water lines A 5m deep diving pit A fun pool for relaxation and play. Equipped with many water games: fast river, breaking shower, geyser, massage bench and whirlpool A 60 m downhill slide for thrills, accessible from 6 years old child *Outside: A fun pool for relaxation and play, equipped with a fast river, a breaking shower, a geyser, a massage bench and a whirlpool A paddling pool for the little ones. A pentagliss of 5 tracks of 35 m for crazy races, accessible from 6 years A large mineralized beach equipped with sun loungers for lazing around and sunbathing. A fine sandy beach for the pleasure of volleyball players. A grassed area where, throughout the summer, an activity leader offers many activities for the enjoyment of children and adults: bouncy castle, beach soccer, badminton, table tennis, etc. Shaded areas will welcome you for the picnic.


25km from the cottage near Carmaux Free access to outdoor activities and swimming in natural water are offered at Lake Sainte Marie. From the forecourt, you can enjoy the bowl for your skateboarding, BMX, roller skating or street basketball sessions. Minigolf, downhill mountain biking trails and the chairlift or shuttle are also available to you free of charge. On the beach, you can enjoy sports fields on sand, table tennis, pétanque. For the little ones, a kindergarten, with mini kart, trampoline and inflatable games. Enjoy a swim supervised by a team of lifeguards and a redesigned beach. You can try your hand at the mini pedal boat, paddle, pentaglisse and water games. For ever more attractions and adventures, Cap'Découverte also offers an à la carte service with sensational or discovery activities such as summer tobogganing, water ski lift, wakeboarding initiation, aqualude , rental of scooters, electric bikes, mountain bikes and hybrid bikes.


Also accessible to the disabled people. The company Atmosph'Air offers you its hot air balloon flights in the heart of the Occitanie Region from Albi, Cordes sur Ciel, Gaillac, Lautrec and Lavaur. By becoming a "Wind Passenger" you are going on 3 hours of adventures including 1 hour of flight. You assist in the preparation and inflation of the balloon which brings you back to the magic of the first flights of the Montgolfier brothers. You enjoy 1 hour of flight, unique sensations, in silence, pushed by the winds in a 360 ° panorama ... no feeling of dizziness because no link connects you to the ground.


The gabarres (typical boat from the region), with a capacity of 75 people, with the traditional line of flat-bottomed boat, sail on the Tarn and offer to the passengers unexpected panoramas on the Albigeois heritage and an atmosphere of tranquility over the Tarn. A comment completes the discovery. 3 types of walk are offered: 45 minutes, 1 hour 30 minutes or 2 hours. Possibility to rent a private gabarre with pilot (11 seats maximum on board) - by reservation only Boarding on the banks of the Tarn, below the Palais de la Berbie and Pont-Vieux. access by the Choiseul quay Purchase of tickets at the chalet on the banks.


In the evening or during the day when the weather is grey and dreary 2 bowling alleys are located near the cottage: The Marla Tyla at Labastide de Lévis at 2,5km Albi Le Séquestre's bowling alley at 9km


It is possible to go water skiing on the Tarn near the cottage. Aigueleze nautical base for launching.