Boissezon

Boissezon is a small picturesque village full of charm, located between Castres and Mazamet, south of Sidobre, and in the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park. Village of artists, a crossing point of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, it also houses a Memorial Museum for Peace, the “Militarial”. Boissezon, a beautiful detour!

A village of artists

High up, Boissezon is a small village of artists. Several of them have galleries or workshops many open to the public during certain periods of the year.  

Do not hesitate to come and visit this village and push (when possible) the doors of these galleries to discover talented works by local artists: paintings, sculptures, drawings, collages … Great discoveries in perspective!

Mairie de Boissezon

1, rue du Fort
81490 Boissezon
 05 63 50 52 59 - https://www.boissezon.fr/

At the crossroads…

Boissezon is often the point of arrival and departure of a stage of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, to then enter Castres. Located on the Arles road, our village arrives after the “mountain” before returning to the plain of Castraise.

The nature that surrounds it is rich and varied. In addition, Boissezon is also the starting point for several hiking circuits.

Goal for Peace

“Le Militarial” is a Memorial Peace Museum. Located in an old 11th century fort, this museum looks back on the armed conflicts of the 20th century via a multitude of costumes, objects and numerous works. Vast, it thus contains more than 5000 (!) Military objects. This museum is of real historical interest, to come and discover.

Le Militarial

Musée Mémorial pour la Paix
Le Militarial
La Bastide du Fort
81490 Boissezon
Contact téléphonique : 05 63 50 86 30  http://lemilitarial.com/wp

A gothic church

This Church, dedicated to Saint-Baptiste, dominates the very high village of Boissezon. It is located where there used to be a castle.

A Gothic church. its bell tower has 5 bells. Inside, two fresco dating to the late 18th and early 19th century, as well as coloured stained glass give it a special beauty.

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