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Tarn is a department of the Midi-Pyrenees in France created in 1790 after the French revolution. It is part of the region of Midi-Pyrénées.

It borders the departments of Aveyron, Hérault, Aude, Haute-Garonne and Tarn-et-Garonne. The main river Tarn. While the Tarn valley forms a plain, the center of the department is hilly. The south consists of a solid rock: the Black Mountain.

Covering an area of 5,758 km2 369 000 inhabitants, the Prefecture of the Tarn Albi, whose center is classified as World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since the summer of 2010. The old bridge of Albi was built in 1040, St Cecile Cathedral built between 1282 and 1480 and the museum of the painter Toulouse-Lautrec are few sights in this ancient city that has a rich history.

Renowned for its diversity of landscapes and its mediaeval villages clinging to the hills, Tarn offers visitors authentic flavors and delicate. Aromas of wines from Gaillac to taste fresh and dried wild meats Lacaune or pink garlic of Lautrec, the flux of veal and lamb reared in the farm department, rich cheeses, honey and jams, fresh fruit juices ...

The gorges of the Tarn and Aveyron are also fabulous destinations that will delight sports aficionados and nature lovers, as well as architecture enthusiasts. The scenery is just fantastic and breathtaking!