Culture… and you, make your selection!
Through its history, geographical position, the inhabitant's souls and those who have shaped it, our land is home to wondeful cultural heritage, beautiful museums and has an exceptionnal local know-how.
Culture & Skills
By the way, Castres was recently awarded "Town of Art and History"!
Textiles, tanneries and wool trade are in our DNA.
Since the Middle Ages, these various kinds of know-how have enabled our towns and villages to prosper and become known internationally.
Today, Castres-Mazamet is still known for know-how, talent, higher-quality work, not only in textiles. Unusual museums, wonderful heritage, amazing sites… Find out also, among other things, Goya Museum, medevial city of Hautpoul, story of the Cathars, the life of Jean Jaurès, the road to Santiago de Compostela crossing our region or the history of the wool trade...