South West of France : Tarn between Toulouse, Albi and Gaillac
Destination Midi Pyrénées, Occitanie
Come and discover Tarn golden triangle … and you will be charmed by hills full of vineyards, beautiful houses and farms surrounded by cypresses. You’ll be astonished by our wonderful villages, the famous episcopal city of Albi : Albi’s cathedral dominates the region with its power and its beauty. The episcopal city classified in the World heritage by THE UNESCO welcomes its neighbours: Toulouse, Rodez, Carcassonne, Cahors … treasures of the region of Occitania.
Our charming B&B opens you the doors of a 19th century winegrowing castle built on a 18th century farm.
By staying between Albi and Gaillac, it is all the charm of the South West that is offered to you, easy-going way of life and relaxation, within 7 hectares of gardens, vineyards and woods with swimming pool and terraces.
Built in 1880 by Dr Cassan, who was mayor of Albi, the domain was inhabited for more than a hundred years by the Marchandeau family. Among them was a poet, Touny Lerys, who loved French language, and a prefect and Minister of the Fourth French Republic, Paul Marchandeau.
The castle Touny the Roses remains a place filled with poetry, with its century old oaks, its French gardens adorned with roses and bordered by the Tarn.
The estate and its gardens are registered in the Midi-Pyrénées cultural heritage. This is a great recognition for our guest house, which also carries the colors of Gaillac wine. Regularly selected by oenologists, our wines will delight you, during our table d’hostes or tasting.
This castle was built in 1880 on a former farm, by Dr Cassan who was mayor of Albi under the Second Empire.
The culture of the vine at Touny les Roses already existed in First Empire!More