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Castres is a large town in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France, which is known as the Languedoc. The town is close to both Toulouse and Montpellier, and has a tradition of charcuterie, cured meats, and large street markets. Castres is known for its history and being the birthplace of social politician and newspaper publisher, Jean Jaurès. With the town's history, it is recommended to hire a car from Castres to explore the Cathar monuments, which still stand in the local area. There are also five beautiful public gardens in Castres, one being the Bishop's Palace is a paradise of sculpted gardens that mimic the embroidery style in the 17th century.
In this particular region of France, Castres has a distinctive culture of French food, as well as a beautiful countryside and history. Hiring a car in Castres will enable you to explore the main points of interest, one attraction being the Goya Museum, famous for the largest collection of Spanish paintings in France. The museum was built in 1675 and located in the old Bishop's Place. Alternatively you could rent a car from Castres and make for Carcassonne, which has a rebuilt medieval citadel. It is an accurate representation of what the city looked like over 1000 years ago, and there are lots of authentic French restaurants that serve traditional dishes.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
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Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.