Located in the Occitanie region, the Tarn department will leave you stunned following your visit of this region in southern France. It is filled with landscapes and beautiful towns to visit! By booking a few days in advance on HomeCamper, you can easily find your campsite in the area. Different stops are offered by HomeCamper's hosts according to your desires, whether it is a simple garden camping ground for your camper or unusual accommodation! Depending on your various requirements and your needs, the hosts are going to be able to make you enjoy your stay like never before. Lovers of vanlife, roadtrips, and outdoor camping, be prepared!
Remarkable sites are numerous in this department of history which counts a large number of bastides and fortified cities. The Gaillac vineyards - the oldest of the vineyards in France, covering nearly 9,000 hectares - will delight all wine lovers: Cabernet, Syrah, Sauvignon are just a few of the grape varieties that you'll be able to taste in the Tarn.
The cliffs and canyons, the Haut Languedoc regional park, the black mountain or the peak of Nore, the many lakes, the Grésille or Sidobre forests and their granitic curiosities offer a wealth of preserved landscapes. Many hikes or horseback riding in these exceptional places are to be done, and during which it is not uncommon to see a few dovecotes! The Tarn river and the Tarn gorges also offer many activities for sports enthusiasts, such as kayaking, rafting and climbing.
The authentic villages of the Tarn will delight lovers of the picturesque.
The village of Cordes sur ciel, classified among the great sites of the Midi Pyrénées, gives the impression of a city built with the aim of touching the sky. Puycelsi, a beautiful village in France, is hidden behind its 800 metres of ramparts.
The city of Rabastens, for its part, has an extraordinary heritage with its ten chapels, churches and old districts.
The medieval village of Castelnau de Montmiral and its Place du Pilori or the town of Gaillac and its many buildings are part of the many villages of the Tarn that must be seen!
During most of the year, the weather is mild in the department of Tarn. If you can't stand the high heat and big crowds of people, avoid the months of July and August. However, the month of May is an excellent choice to visit the whole department allowing you to discover this specific part of southern France in complete tranquility.
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!