Caylus is a medieval town situated
between the limestone plateau of the ‘causse’ of Quercy
and the rolling hills of the Rouergue, beside the Bonnette river.
The architecture of the town reflects many historical periods the
Albigesian crusade, the hundred years war and the religious wars
notably the town square with its gothic arches and market hall and
Rue Droite leading from it. Dominating the town are the remains
of the ancient Chateau Royal (14th Century) and the newer chateau
The centre DRAWinternational is just off the town square towards
Between the Auvergne and the Pyrenees, Caylus and its surroundings
offer many attractions - picturesque landscape, historic monuments,
regional culinary specialties fois gras, confit de canard, cassoulet,
goats cheese etc. (Caylus has a weekly market selling a variety
of local produce).
There is also great scope for walking, cycling and many more leisure
Just one hour from Toulouse and one hour from Rodez, Caylus is
easy to reach by plane, car (A20 Caussade - D926 dir. Villefranche
de Rouergue) and train (TGV Montauban - CORAIL Caussade).