It is possible to discover the unmissable cultural heritage of Castres on a weekend. The Francisco Goya museum of Spanish art, founded in 1840, features the second largest collection of Spanish art objects including some works by Velasquez, Goya, Valdés Leal and many other great painters. A two-day stay in your comfortable and friendly Campanile hotel also allows you to visit the magnificent cathedral of St. Benoît, which is the largest cathedral in Castres.
A one-week stay allows you to visit Castres and discover its hugely historic streets. Firstly, admire its distinctive Renaissance-style mansions and historic docks and quays. Then, stroll through the bishopric gardens, a magical place, designed by Le Nôtre in the 17th century, which will delight all nature lovers and botanic enthusiasts. Castres, a rugby town, cheers on its team, Castres Olympique, which has the best professional rugby players on its team and a match is essential if you have the opportunity!
Castres can also be explored by the family when staying at one of our Campanile hotels in the region of Occitanie. You can see the magnificent Episcopal Palace, whose construction was completed in the late 17th century, and whose fabulous gardens were designed by King Louis XIV's gardener. Family strolls in the streets of Castres are highly enjoyable and offer a chance to admire the many distinctive private mansions from the bridges crossing over the Agout River. Finally, for dining, enjoy our friendly Campanile restaurants and their menus, which cater to all tastes.