After the urban charm of Albi, we connect to the beauty of the landscapes by following the bed of the Tarn river, towards the Tarn Valley and Ambialet. No less than 10 good reasons will convince you to have fun with family or friends.
1/A preserved and wild valley!
Le Tarn, majestic river, crosses several departments from Lozère to Tarn-et-Garonne, offering visitors superb landscapes. In the continuity of the Gorges du Tarn and the Raspes, the Tarn Valley, from Millau to Albi, calls for well-being, rejuvenation and the discovery of nature. The Tarn valley covers about thirty kilometers between Trébas-les-bains and Albi.
2/ Shooting session on the Ambialet peninsula
A magnificent view of the isthmus and the valley is offered to the visitor by taking the Stations of the Cross leading to the Priory. The village has the particularity of being built on the most pronounced isthmus in Europe, 20 meters separate the two banks of the Tarn.
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On the picture, magnificent viewpoint opening onto the Tarn from the prayer !
3/Drop anchor in the Tarn Valley
Canoeing is the flagship activity of the Tarn Valley, perfect for enjoying the bucolic landscapes and discovering a preserved natural space, located some 25 kilometers from the Episcopal City of Albi.
Rent a canoe!
4/ An explosion of colors
Nicolas Greschny is an Estonian artist based in France at the beginning of the XNUMXth century and more precisely in Marsal in the Tarn Valley. He painted in numerous churches in Tarn and the South-West. Alban's church is one of his most remarkable works because it is entirely covered with neo-Byzantine style frescoes. 24 paintings make up this fresco which can be read from left to right like a comic strip.
5/ Slow mode activated! rent your bike
To explore the valley without getting tired, why not rent electric bikes. The landscapes then appear from a new angle. Rental point in Ambialet, at the Tourist Office
6/ Drop anchor in the Tarn Valley
At the gates of Albi, extend the visit towards the Tarn Valley towardsAmbialet or even Trebas, will immerse you in the heart of a wilder landscape conducive to outdoor activities. (fishing, hiking, cycling, canoeing, paddle, etc.) Canoeing is the flagship activity of the Tarn Valley, perfect for enjoying the bucolic landscapes and discovering a preserved natural space, located a few kilometers from the Episcopal City of Albi in direction Millau and the famous Gorges du Tarn. The little +Plan the picnic
7/ Let yourself be tempted by a visit to the farm or in an animal park
- Take a ride in a tractor-trailer at the Peyrouse farm in Padiès, an activity available in July and August
- Visit the sheep farm From d'Aqui in Assac
Wednesday in July and August
- Become a keeper for a day at the animal park Exoticamis in Terre de Bancalié
8/ Put on your sneakers and go for a walk
No less than 200km of trails are marked for your walking and hiking activity. Rather sporty, rather contemplative, the trails take you into the valley or towards the plateaus, near the river or in the forest.
9/ When it's hot, head to: Trébas beach-the baths
The green station of Trébas increase in summer blue flag for the quality of its bathing water. It is one of the supervised swimming spots in white water, in the waters of the Tarn. The banks host games and parasols.
Want leisure? canoeing, petanque, tennis are offered.
A picnic area is well suited to the surroundings.