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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.
The Theatrical Rieux and Volvestre in August.
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|| |
|Saturday 31 January|
|Min. 4°C - Max. 5°C|
|Sunday 1 February|
|Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C|
|Monday 2 February|
|Min. -3°C - Max. 5°C|
All bed & breakfasts around Rieux-Volvestre
|Le Mazérien |
|Our lodging capacity of 5-8 people (label 3 to 5 people), is located in the countryside, in the hills of Volvestre, close to the Ariege, 45 km from Toulouse ; It offers views of the...|
|Located 6.1 km from Rieux-Volvestre||From 350 € to 500 € per week |
|Studio le laurier clévacances 2|
|Cottage studio clevacances 2 keys while shopping in town, 3mn Airfield 25 km from Toulouse 8 km from Muret, fenced in property, parking, garden, terrace, kitchenette, dinette, sofa...|
|Located 19.3 km from Rieux-Volvestre||From 165 € to 255 € per week |
|Gite de charme dans elevage de Chevaux |
|The cottage faces a 250 km view of the Pyrenees in the heart of the Regional Natural Park and a breeding horses Bio Merens. It consists of 4 bedrooms 1 tipi with a 40m² room and a fenced...|
|Located 21 km from Rieux-Volvestre||1650 € per week |
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|Logis Hôtel l'Arche de Noé |
|The hotel is ideally located in a haven of greenery far from the noise and yet with a convenient access from the motorway and only 20 minutes from Toulouse. Rooms at Logis Hotel l'Arche...|
|Located 12.1 km from Rieux-Volvestre||Room from 71 €|
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