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The city-city, located 45 km south of Toulouse, has a prestigious heritage due to its status of free city in 1202 and Royal judgeship in 1245, many monuments are the witnesses.
From medieval times, in 1317, Rieux-Volvestre becomes very important that a bishop last five centuries. The village has many relics of that period.
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the XIV / XVII.
Bishop Portal and 17th round Valtan sixteenth.
Tourasse: former stately tower of the thirteenth.
Bridge Lajous sixteenth / seventeenth.
Bridge Auriac fifteenth / sixteenth.
Parc des Jacobins (instead of the former convent of the Jacobins).
Seminar XV / XVI.
Gothic house of the fourteenth.
Many half-timbered houses of the fifteenth / sixteenth / seventeenth and mansions of the seventeenth / eighteenth.
Museum Papogay (traditional archery fourteenth) and Lapidary Museum, free admission to the Office of Tourism.
In the gardens of the town hall, and fresco frieze ceramist Sylvian Meschia.
Municipal pool: summer and winter pools.
Village Gaulois: size reconstruction of 9 hectares. Information +33 5 61 87 16 38.
Walks with donkeys. Information +33 5 61 98 19 05.
Fairs Papogay the first Sunday of May.
Storytelling Festival in July.
Christmas market in December.
Monthly art exhibitions at the municipal gallery (floor of the Tourist Office).
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Balcony of the Stars: Astronomical Observatory. Information +33 5 61 97 09 62.
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|Cathedral Bell Tower|
|View from the deck of Rieux Auriac|| |
|The roofs of Rieux|| |
|The Pyrenees from the roofs of Rieux|
|Tour Valtan and porch of the Bishopric|| |
|façade detail (up Hall)|
|The Tours|| |
|Old Seminary (now the Town Hall and Tourist Office)|
|Convent of the Jacobins|| |
|Friesland in the gardens of City Hall|
|fresco in the gardens of City Hall|| |
|View of the Cathedral of St. Mary|
|Halle flowers|| |
|Sunday 9 March|
|Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C|
|Monday 10 March|
|Min. 0°C - Max. 15°C|
|Tuesday 11 March|
|Min. 3°C - Max. 15°C|
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|Studio le laurier|
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|Located 24 km from Rieux-Volvestre||720 € per week |
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|Logis Hôtel l'Arche de Noé |
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|Located 12.1 km from Rieux-Volvestre||Room from 65 €|
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