This region is a firm fixture on the tourist trail. To discover why, take a trip to the other places around Carmaux. Take a trip to the Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and Albi Cathedral in and around Albi, roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north of Carmaux.
Organize some transport and head out to Castres, a retail and transport hub for the region, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Carmaux. This regional center offers a range of attractions, for example Musee Goya, Musee de Jean Jaures and Stade Pierre-Antoine. Stade du Travet and Golf de Castres Gourjade are other good places to visit.
For a window into local culture, make a beeline for Midi-Pyrenees' art museums, history museums and art galleries. Discover Carmaux's spiritual side by paying your respects at the region's cathedrals and other holy sites.
If you are happy to feel the tickle of snowflakes upon your skin, this region may be the perfect holiday destination. The region is well-known for its snowboarding and skiing. The area around Carmaux offers plenty of excellent ways to get into its unique landscapes. Those with a love of adventure can join one of the many mountain biking and rock climbing adventures on offer.
You won't want to say "Au revoir / À bientôt" (farewell) to this appealing place.