Here are some ideas for outdoor outings to do as a family with children. Make your choice !
Gourjade Park, Castres
A small paradise of leisure and fresh air; the Gourjade Park is in a way the green lung of the town of Castres. It is a huge area (53 hectares) dedicated to relaxation, sport and outdoor activities. You will be able to take advantage of many leisure activities offered on the site (fitness trail, golf, ride on the water taxi, games for children, mini farm, ice rink & swimming pool …). Ideal for a family outing.
Avenue de Roquecourbe, 81100 Castres
The Domain of En Laure, Labruguière
How about a getaway to Domaine d´En Laure in Labruguière? This enchanting nature park (lake, mountain view, beautiful maintained area surrounded by forest) with picnic area – allowing you a moment of relaxation and escape, especially with the family. Fishing, children’s games & walks can be part of the program. A great outing in perspective!
En Laure, 81290 Labruguière
Lac de Montagnès, Mazamet
In a wild and mountainous landscape, above Mazamet, is the Lac de Montagnès. You will discover picture postcard scenery, surrounding the beautiful lake. Ideal for spending pleasant moments with your family and children. Indeed, this site offers the possibility of a multitude of activities: swimming, games for children, picnic areas, as well as a formidable tree-top adventure park, Lac’cro Parc Montagn’yes.
Les Montagnès, 81200 Mazamet
Treasure hunts, in Castres
Discover Castres while having fun? Nothing could be simpler with the tourist office treasure hunts! The aim is to search for different clues (statues, scallop shells, animals, fountains, etc.) in the city. Different formulas with several levels of difficulty are offered. Information at the Tourist Office.
Tourist Office, Castres Office – 05 63 62 63 62 – 2, Place de la République
La Passerelle, Mazamet
Since 2018, a Himalayan- style suspension bridge, a unique structure in Occitanie, has crossed the Arnette gorges in Mazamet. Exceptional views of the valley, access to the medieval village of Hautpoul and thrills are part of the programme of this quintessential family getaway! With free access 24 hours a day, several paths with various graidents are possible, to make an amazing stroll in the Montagne Noire.
Parking at 93 rue de la Resse – 81200 Mazamet