Rieux-Volvestre

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownRieux-Volvestre
Insee code31455
Postcode31310
Latitude43.2579210
Longitude1.2032120
AltitudeFrom 195 to 343 meters
Surface32.38 km²
Population2634 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townToulouse (at 51 km, 41 min)Salles-sur-Garonne at 2.8 km
DepartmentHaute-GaronneMailholas at 3.8 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the XIV / XVII.

Bishop Portal and 17th round Valtan sixteenth.

Tourasse: former stately tower of the thirteenth.

Halle fifteenth.

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.

Detailed information
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Rieux-Volvestre
MonumentsBishop’s Palace of L’ancien évêché,   Bridge of Lajous,   Cathedral of La Nativité-de-Marie,   La Tourasse

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

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.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Adventure trail in the giant sequoiasSports sensations19.50 €Carla-Bayle (16.3 km)
Tour and tasting on a duck farmLocal flavoursFreeMonblanc (29 km)

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PHOTOS

CathedralCathedral
 
Cathedral Bell TowerCathedral Bell Tower
View from the deck of Rieux AuriacView from the deck of Rieux Auriac
 
Waterfront ArizeWaterfront Arize
The roofs of RieuxThe roofs of Rieux
 
The Pyrenees from the roofs of RieuxThe Pyrenees from the roofs of Rieux
Tour Valtan and porch of the BishopricTour Valtan and porch of the Bishopric
 
façade detail (up Hall)façade detail (up Hall)
The ToursThe Tours
 
Old Seminary (now the Town Hall and Tourist Office)Old Seminary (now the Town Hall and Tourist Office)
Convent of the JacobinsConvent of the Jacobins
 
Friesland in the gardens of City HallFriesland in the gardens of City Hall
fresco in the gardens of City Hallfresco in the gardens of City Hall
 
View of the Cathedral of St. MaryView of the Cathedral of St. Mary
Halle flowersHalle flowers
 
The TourasseThe Tourasse

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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
Monday 21 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 6 bedroomsChâteau Sardac  
Salles-sur-Garonne
At the foot of the Pyrenees, Chateau Sardac invites you to relax, travel, and discover the regional heritage. Tao & Colin, an Eurasian Australian couple will be delighted to welcome...
Located 3.7 km from Rieux-VolvestreFrom 70 € to 115 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsFiguesetgalets    
9.5
Mondavezan
Comingeoise house typical of the nineteenth century, tastefully renovated with a landscaped park of 3000 m². The cottages are independent home owners. Every comfort is present and you...
Located 14.1 km from Rieux-Volvestre60 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsL'oustaou    
9.3
Sajas
Renovated old house. Relaxation, friendliness, good food, Many activities nearby, ideal step towards the Pyrenees, Lourdes, Spain. Basque Country, Spain.
Located 19.8 km from Rieux-Volvestre65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsStudio le laurier
Lherm
Cottage studio clevacances 2 keys while shopping in town, 25 km from Toulouse Muret 8 km, fenced in property, parking, garden, terrace, kitchenette, dining area, sofa bed, TV, washing...
Located 19.3 km from Rieux-VolvestreFrom 165 € to 255 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsT2 tt confort 5mn Aérodrome Lherm   NEW
Labastidette
Your stay in Haute-Garonne Labastidette, 5 minutes from the Aerodrome Lherm. T2 drc in private and quiet residence with swimming pool. Fully equipped kitchen overlooking living / dining...
Located 23 km from Rieux-VolvestreFrom 250 € to 320 € per week 
House for 4 personsMaison de village avec jardin ravissant
Le Mas-d'Azil
Charming holiday cottage to rent in the historic centre of Le Mas d'Azil. It offers a large living room with a beautiful, fully equipped open kitchen, two nice and comfortable double...
Located 24 km from Rieux-Volvestre720 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
15 places over 1 haCamping du lac de la Laure    
9.7
Unzent
Fancy a weekend in the green, holiday nature, to be together: Muriel and Jean-Yves will be happy to welcome you to a lake of 3 hectares in the hills of Terrefort facing the Pyrenees....
Located 28 km from Rieux-VolvestreFrom 9 € to 10 € per day 
115 places over 15 haCamping audinac les bains     NEW
Montjoie-en-Couserans
Located at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the old spa park of 15 hectares, 1h from Toulouse and 1h30 Andorra.
Located 28 km from Rieux-VolvestreFrom 14 € to 19 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Hôtel l'Arche de Noé - Hotel in Rieux-VolvestreLogis Hôtel l'Arche de Noé    
7.2
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-VolvestreRoom from 69 €
Résidence L'Oustal Del Carlat - Hotel in Rieux-VolvestreRésidence L'Oustal Del Carlat     
8.8
Artigat
L'Oustal Del Carlat is at the edge of Lake Carla Bayle, a 30-minute drive from the Ariégeoises Regional Park. It offers self-catering apartments with lake views and you can play sports...
Located 18.8 km from Rieux-VolvestreRoom from 58 €
Hotel Restaurant du Lac - Hotel in Rieux-VolvestreHotel Restaurant du Lac     
7.9
Boussens
Just 30 metres from Boussens Lake, where guests can fish and watch wildlife, Hotel Restaurant du Lac has a 9000m² garden, a gastronomic restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking. The...
Located 20 km from Rieux-VolvestreRoom from 60 €

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Privilège Appart Hôtel Clément Ader
Located in Toulouse city centre, this 4-star residence features a heated outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a sauna. The design apartments offer...
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