Cap'Découverte

Cap'Découverte is a huge leisure park dedicated to sport, shows and culture. It occupies a 650ha site surrounding St Marie's mine, an open-cast mine that was closed in 1997. It offers sports such as dry-slope skiing, water-skiing, cycling and rollerskating. The show amenities include concert halls and an area for festivals. For cultural activities, the park has three sites: the Carbonifère Gardens, Park of the Titans and the Mining Museum in Cagnac.

Useful information

Adresse : 

D 73

Phone:

+33 5 63 80 15 15

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-8pm; Apr-Jun and Sep: weekends and school hols 11am-6.30pm; Mar and Oct: school hols 11am-5pm

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Chapel of Saint-Jacques
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Banks of the Tarn
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