The history of the town is of course linked to the castle located midway between Toulouse and Saint-Gaudens, easy access, close to junction 25 of the A64 motorway. A beautiful plaza stretches to the castle.
The Castle: A jewel of regional architecture, this magnificent palace was built in the 16th century for Pierre Potier de la Terrasse, Secretary Francis. Restored in the '80s, he visited between April and September under the auspices of the Tourist. Sheriffs, clerks of Parliament, archbishops have succeeded in its walls, he was also forced the remains of the unfortunate Marquis de Montespan. Lounges, fireplace, School of Fontainebleau, moldings, a marvel of architecture! The visit was exciting, you'll go back in time.
Rare Plants Expo Sale of Saint-Élix: the fourth weekend in October. Reference event since 1989, this meeting, ranked among the richest botanical exhibitions in France, brings together some sixty nursery collectors around dozens of national collections. Collectors, gardeners, journalists flock there from all over the deep south of France. There are plants from around the world as this collection of unique carnivores, but also national collections, botanical varieties almost unobtainable. Workshops, conferences, lectures on the stands, children's workshops ... A demonstration relayed by 80 media, which is visiting from Barcelona!
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Walk to the Picon Fousseret 8 km.
Footpaths: 11 open circuits in the territory of the FCTC.
Rieux Cathedral at 9 km.
Museum Aurignacian Aurignac, 25 km (magnificent architectural heritage in this county).