Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Castres

Come and experience Castres and its museums, art galleries and history. This city's golfing, riverfront and bars attract many visitors, as does its walkable and welcoming location. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Castres

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Castres has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castres-Gourjade Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • L'Archipel (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Zoo des 3 Vallees (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mazamet Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Fiac Golf Course (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castres

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castres is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Acro Roc (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Garden (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Gardens (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castres

Fly into Castres (DCM-Mazamet), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Carcassonne (CCF-Pays Cathare), which is 27.2 mi (43.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Castres Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Castres?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 142 holiday lettings around Castres. From 47 houses to 27 bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Castres? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Castres. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Castres-Gourjade Golf Course: 290 holiday lettings
  • St. Benedict Church: 310 holiday lettings
  • Castres Station: 305 holiday lettings
  • Goya Museum: 309 holiday lettings
  • Jean Jaures Museum: 307 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Castres listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Castres?

Yes, of course. offers 47 Houses in Castres. Our other popular types of Castres holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Castres?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Castres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.