TARN is it right for you?

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Prop­erty prices

Tarn has an av­er­age re-sale price of €135,000, con­sid­er­ably less than the re­gional av­er­age for Midi-Pyrénées which is €157,000.


Tarn en­joys more than 2,000 hours of sun­shine a year and has hot sum­mers with tem­per­a­tures in the high 20s. Win­ters are mild and spring and au­tumn are warm and pleas­ant.


Tarn has a num­ber of for­ti­fied his­toric vil­lages, in­clud­ing Cordes-sur-Ciel which was voted France’s favourite vil­lage in 2014, and boasts four plus beaux vil­lages – Castel­nau-de-Mont­mi­ral, Lautrec, Mon­estiés and Puycelsi. The cap­i­tal, Albi, is a UNESCO World Her­itage Site and is home to the huge brick Cathé­drale Sain­teCé­cile, the Palais de la Ber­bie and one of France’s old­est bridges, the Pont-Vieux. The Tarn val­ley is pop­u­lar with hik­ers and there are plenty of vine­yards to ex­plore.

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