Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Castres

Come and experience Castres and its museums, art galleries and history. This city's golfing, riverfront and bars attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 to and around Castres

Fly into Castres (DCM-Mazamet), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay near Castres?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 217 house rentals near Castres. From 107 Houses to 33 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Castres for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Castres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Castres. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Musee de Jean Jaures: 442 home rentals
  • Castres Station: 431 home rentals
  • Musee Goya: 439 home rentals
  • Golf de Castres Gourjade: 425 home rentals
  • Stade Pierre-Antoine: 428 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Castres?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 107 Houses in Castres. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Castres include:

  • Cottages: 33 lodging choices
  • Villas: 5 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 33 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Castres?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 81 vacation homes with pool available in Castres.