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Museum in Castres

Centre National et Musée Jean Jaurès

If you’re wondering why almost every French town seems to have a ‘rue Jean Jaurès’, this museum has everything you need to know about the father of French Socialism. Castres-born Jean Jaurès lifted the movement for …
Museum in Castres

Musée Goya

This excellent gallery on the 1st floor of Castres' Hôtel de Ville has a collection of mostly Spanish art, including work by Picasso, Rusiñol, Velázquez and, of course, several works by Goya (including the vast La J…
French in Castres

Comme à La Maison

It requires a bit of detective work to pin down this hidden gem, which is run with charm and efficiency. Comme à La Maison is uber-cool, ultra-healthy and great value. Pick from zesty salads, soups and delicious mai…
Fusion in Castres

Bistrot Saveurs

Inspired by the market and his city’s rich culinary roots, English chef Simon Scott has rapidly carved out a grand name for himself at Bistrot Saveurs. The decor is contemporary design and the cuisine is a creative …