The Château de Padiès, in Lempaut
|Area1||14.18 km2 (5.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||48/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||81142 / 81700|
|Elevation||170–245 m (558–804 ft)
(avg. 179 m or 587 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
In Lempaut is the extraordinary Château de Padiès, a castle unique for its architecture, it looks like a Toulouse private mansion shipped to the countryside. It is a witness to the great periods of trade in pastel ( situated in the Lauragais), it has evolved over the centuries to a renaissance architectural style while still maintaining the aspect of its massive towers of defense. But the great particularity of the place, it's now becoming a place dedicated to promoting the arts in all their forms: painting, sculpture, music, cinema, photography.
- Communes of the Tarn department
- Château de Padiès
- Visit the Château de Padiès at Lempaut
- CCiiff - Culture&Cultures international intercultural film festival hosted in Lemaput
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