Tourism in Toulouse
How to get to Toulouse from the campsite
The campsite le Lac de la Thésauque is located in the heart of the Lauragais region between Toulouse and Castelnaudary,near the Canal du Midi. By choosing this campsite near the village of Montgeard to spend your holiday, you will benefit from direct access to many leisure activities and relaxation.
The campsite le Lac de la Thésauque is ideally located. For your sightseeing days, thirty-five minutes by car is enough to cover the 39 kilometres that separate you from Toulouse. The “pink city” welcomes you to discover its heritage and cultural wealth in the heart of the Haute-Garonne in the Occitanie region.
What to see in Toulouse
The city of Toulouse is rich in exceptional heritage and walking through its streets will dazzle and delight you.
The Capitole with its tower at the back and crossed by Place Henri IV is a must-see, as well as the Saint-Sernin basilica, the Jacobins Convent , the Hôtel d’Assézat or the Musée des Augustins.
Take advantage of the pink city to stroll through the lively Port de la Daurade district or along the banks of the Garonne to admire, among other things, the Pont-Neuf which has spanned the river for 300 years.
Things to do in Toulouse
Activities are varied in Toulouse and there is something for all tastes and ages. One of the emblems of Toulouse is rugby of course! If your day is not a match day, visiting the Ernest-Wallon stadium will still immerse you in the atmosphere.
With family, friends or lovers, treat yourself to a visit of Toulouse by boat, by gyropod or even by tuk tuk ! For the more curious, a night walk will reveal the city of Toulouse in an unexpected light. Finally, don’t forget to visit the Space City.
Campsite in the Aude, ideal for nature holidays in the countryside
The campsite Le Lac de la Thesauque is close to the department of Aude which is full of treasures to discover. The department of Audois is marked by history: the medieval city of Carcassonne, numerous Cathar castles such as the castle of Quéribus or the castles of Lastours, abbeys and bastides.
The Aude is an exceptional place to enjoy the benefits of nature with natural sites, beaches, vineyards, etc. Numerous chasms and caves will take you into an astonishing world, such as the Gouffre de l’œil doux, the cave of Aguzou, the chasm of Cabrespine and many others.
Visit Carcassonne from the campsite
The campsite is only 50 minutes from the town of Carcassonne. Take the opportunity to spend a day discovering the famous medieval city of Carcassonne, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Explore its narrow streets and squares. Visit its museums and its incredible Château Comtal.
You won’t forget those moments spent in the City of Carcassonne wandering the inner medieval ramparts. You will find yourself in front of an impressive and spectacular view of the Black Mountain, the city of Carcassonne and the Pyrenees.
Beyond the Cité Carcassonnaise, enjoy the great outdoors with various activities: cycling, hiking, climbing, quad biking, horse riding, etc.
Albi 112 km from the campsite
Just over an hour away, you can visit Albi and its episcopal city world-famous and listed as a Unesco heritage site. Discover the Sainte-Cécile Cathedral, the Berbie Palace and the Lautrec Museum, the Pont-Vieux, the Saint-Salvi collegiate church and its cloister, the Fashion Museum and the Lapérouse Museum. Albi offers countless opportunities to discover a rich and varied heritage.
Take a walk through the streets of Albi, especially in the historic centre with half-timbered houses and mansions. Finally, discover the city of Albigensia from another angle with an exceptional gabarre ride on the Tarn.
Visit Castelnaudary 30 km from the campsite
Discover Castelnaudary, the world capital of cassoulet, located only half an hour’s drive from the campsite the Lac de la Thesauque. You will have a wonderful time visiting a region rich in local produce and heritage. Don’t forget to stroll through the truffle market in Carcassonne.
The Pays Lauragais Audois reveals the Montagne Noire, the hills of the Piège and the Lac de la Ganguise. Between Carcassonne and Toulouse, the campsite is ideally situated if you wish to discover this part of the Occitan region.
Nailloux, Outlet Village, only 6 km from the campsite
Only a few kilometres from the campsite, Nailloux Outlet Village offers you a shopping experience with family and friends. 150 leading national and international brands mark down their previous collections with promotional offers from 30% to 70% off.
You can find ready-to-wear clothing for women, men or children, shoes, leather goods and accessories. These offers are available throughout the year. Your campsite holiday is a unique opportunity to benefit from numerous promotions, private sales and sales. Nailloux Outlet Village is only 5 minutes away from the campsite !
Stay near Montgeard
The campsite le Lac de la Thesauque is located only 5 km from Montgeard. You can visit this small village typical of the South of Toulouse by accessing it in 7 minutes from your holiday location.
Enjoy the serenity of Montgeard as you stroll through its typical streets and alleys and admire its old stone architecture. Montgeard is full of charm! Visit its impressive church and admire its castle. Montgeard was a very important town in the Lauragais in the 16th century, at the time of the golden age of pastel, and many marks of this grandeur remain.
Two walks are organised to help you discover Montgeard: “Secrets of pastel and wild herbs” and “The two royal bastides”.