Castres (French pronunciation: [kastʁ]; Castras in the Languedocian dialect of Occitan) is a commune, and arrondissement capital in the Tarn department and Midi-Pyrénées region in southern France. It lies in the former French province of Languedoc.
Stage 8 - #Castres / Ax 3 Domaines. After 8 days of racing, the Tour will reach the Pyrenees at Castres. Located in south of the #Tarn region, Castres is a stop on the Pilgrimage Route of Santiago de Compostela; a town with a deep and subtle charm. #LeTour2013