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Castres, birthplace of Jean Jaures, is located in the Tarn region. The town is well known for its half-timbered houses along the River Agout, a tributary of the Tarn, and its town houses from the Renaissance. The Bishop's Palace and its French garden are from the 17th century. You can visit the two museums, the Goya museum and the Jean Jaurès museum, or go for a walk in the various gardens and in Goujade park, where you will find a golf, a pool and a ice rink.
Castres is renowned for its rugby team wich plays in the Top 14, the Castres Olympique who won the french championship and the shield of Brennus in 2013.
The Albinque Bed and Breakfast is located in a lively area which has been recently renovated, next to the restaurants and the Jean Jaurès square.
Castres is ideally located between Albi, Toulouse and Carcassonne which can all be reached within one hour.