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Castelnaudary, world capital of cassoulet

The indispensable gastronomic stop of the Southwest !

Enjoy Castelnaudary for its gastronomic know-how.

This small town celebrates its emblematic dish, the Cassoulet, throughout the year with the "Route du Cassoulet de Castelnaudary" as well as every last weekend of August with the Cassoulet Festival.


Castelnaudary is also the town which invites you to stroll along the Canal du Midi, around the Port, the Grand Bassin and the 4 locks of St Roch. The sailors and the walkers are warmly welcomed throughout the year.


Castelnaudary will also charm you with its history and heritage. Discover the St Michel Collegiate Church, the Verdun Hall, mill of Cugarel, the Chapel Notre Dame of the Pity and the Lauragais Museum (classified French Museum).



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