Travel Blogs from Castres
My next port of call has been the area near to Carcassonne at a camp site on a bus route to the city but far enough out to offer the possibilities of good dog walking. Yet again it is a site next to a river which I can hear but not see from my motorhome and yet again there are nightingales singing in the trees. I am getting rather blasť about them as I have heard them on at least 5 sites since the first time in Portugal. This site is fairly small but ...
... we drove a few more hours to the Carcassonne walled city which was amazing. There was heaps of shops and restaurants and it was a super hot beautiful day!! We then checked into our hotel which was in a lovely old building with a huge grand staircase. We just had a quite night in watching the soccer in our ...
Leaving Ainsa, we drove 40km along Mountain valleys - wow - to get to the 3.4km tunnel into France. The views there were possibly even more breathtaking as we carefully drove down the series of hairpin bends. Lush green, forested and ridiculously steep hillsides stretched before us and villages 400 meters popped up from each other as they clung to the steep slopes. There was an immediate change in houses, with the terra ...
... John’s bush skills keep us in the right
direction. Ramo found great parks at
both Lodeve and Lunas. On the next day,
Lyn and I walked the high country (at about 900m) and found our first sprinkles
of rain …. almost snow at that altitude!
The downhill track into St Gervais sur Mare was a killer. St Jacques always seems to throw in a steep, shale-littered couple of kilometres before ...
A freezing, rainy day greeted us this morning – we're off to discover the medieval walled city of Carcassonne today – can’t complain though – the weather so far has been unexpectedly awesome.
Chris had some last minute changes to our itinerary to take care of so we split up – Dot, Barrie and Emily headed off in light rain in the first group and Chris, Ethan and myself went out an hour later in (luckily, the ...
Other places to stay in Castres
201 avenue Charles de Gaulle, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $106
11 Rue Henry Le Chatellier Zi De La Chartreuse, Castres | Hotelfrom $62
5 rue Victor Hugo, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $83
17 rue Victor Hugo, Castres | 3 star hotelfrom $98
1, Place Roger Salengro, Castres | Hotelfrom $82
10 Quai Tourcaudiere, Castres | Hotelfrom $71