Out & About
Places to visit in the region
Discover places to see/things to do in Occitanie. Whether you prefer nature or cities, castles, sports, shows and amazing visits are available in the region. Magnificent landscapes in the surrounding countryside await you and the view of the Pyrenees is simply breathtaking!
One of the oldest canals in Europe still functioning, UNESCO World Heritage site. It's considered one of the greatest construction works of the 17th century. Cruises (1-day or longer) can be booked. It's also very pleasant to walk or cycle along the canal.
The "Pays Cathare" abounds in castles, abbeys, medieval cities, ruins from the wars against the Cathars that are still visible today, all surrounded by natural and spectacular views. Amongst these marvels, discover the Château de Saissac, located 10 minutes' drive from Le Domaine de Villespy.
Capitale Mondiale du Cassoulet ("World Capital of Cassoulet"), also a marina on the Canal du Midi, is a 15 minute drive away.
Listed historical site, this ancient abbey/benedictine cathedral is one of the major Cathar sites of the region, only 5km away.
Discover the beautiful city of Toulouse!
The main attractions of the "Pink City" cannot be missed, only an hour away from us: the Capitole, Saint-Sernin basilica, Convent of the Jacobins, Hôtel d'Assézat, Canal du midi, banks of the River Garonne and more await you!
One of the best preserved fortified cities, only 30 minutes away. Discover the medieval city, the château Comtal, the Saint-Nazaire basilica, the Pont Vieux and the Bastide Saint-Louis, a different perspective on the canal du Midi…
Get lost in the history of Carcassonne and Cathar country!
20 minutes away, the Bassin of Saint-Ferréol was created in the 16th century to supply the Canal du Midi with water. Encircled with grass, beaches and maritime pine, it is nestled at the foot of the Montagne Noire. There you can swim, sail, fish, pedal-boat or just relax.
Hiking, cycling, water-ski, golf, caves and chasms, etc.