On the banks of the Canal du Midi, the village of Paraza has an atypical exhibition space and sees artists' studios flourishing. A pleasant cultural stroll in perspective!

The tour starts at the edge of the canal

The walk can start from the wharf of the port of Paraza, at the edge of canal du midi. Paraza can be visited on foot. You can leave your vehicle in the small parking lot near the bridge. Don't hesitate to get lost in the alleys, then take the passages and stairs to discover charming secret places. You discover the point of view as you climb to the heights of the village.

How to get here

If you came to bike, you can leave them attached to the hoops dedicated to this use near the bridge. Nowadays, The Clap or Paraza Castle are labeled “Accueil Vélo”. If they are open, they will be able to keep your panniers for the duration of your ride.

If you arrive by car, you can leave your vehicle in the parking lot near the bridge here.

CLAP, a mecca for artists

On the quai, Clap, or Local Center of Parazanian Art is an atypical associative exhibition space. In addition to exhibitions regularly renewed, by artists from here or elsewhere, CLAP offers workshops, concert evenings, openings and many other activities and entertainment.

Artists' studios and shops in the village

You have to climb to the heights to discover the artists' studios and village shops. Painting, ceramics and clothing carefully unearthed, this shows that the proposals are varied to satisfy the curiosity of visitors!

After the visit

After the visit, according to your wishes, you can have a drink on the terrace. In principle, you can eat on the quay at the edge of the Canal du Midi or discover the wines of Paraza Castle.

Paraza canal du Midi


by Marion

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