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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Garonne

Salies-du-Salat is a small town in Haute-Garonne, located on the Salat, 70 kilometers from Toulouse, in the heart of Comminges. Full of charm, this spa houses within the most mineralized waters across Europe. The site also houses a renowned spa, ideal for beginners to well-being and relaxation. The sources have been used since Roman times, through swimming against the current.

Welcoming city Salies-du-Salat has a great supply of entertainment, with sports and cultural facilities, or festive events organized throughout the year.

Salies-du-Salat also has a fine heritage testifying to the glory days of the small resort and spanning several centuries.

Geographical information

Latitude43.1044830 (N 43° 6’ 16”)
Longitude0.9600240 (E 0° 57’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 281m to 428m
Surface area6.81 km²
Population1986 inhabitants
Density291 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulouse (79 km, 52 min)
Insee code31523
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Salies-Du-Salat

Nearest cities & towns

Montsaunès3.5 km (7 min)
Mazères-sur-Salat3.6 km (6 min)
Cassagne3.7 km (8 min)
Mane3.8 km (7 min)
Marsoulas4 km (8 min)
Touille4.1 km (8 min)
His6.4 km (10 min)
Betchat6.4 km (11 min)
Lestelle-de-Saint-Martory6.7 km (11 min)
Montgaillard-de-Salies7.1 km (11 min)
Castagnède7.1 km (10 min)
La Bastide-du-Salat7.2 km (13 min)
Roquefort-sur-Garonne7.7 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Very old, the small town of Salies-du-Salat has many charms that appeal to visitors and lovers of well-being.

The spa Salies-du-Salat is the main tourist attraction of the city. It offers thermalistes a water salinity of the index of 320g / l, which makes it the most mineralized water in Europe. This salinity is due to a salt layer 300 meters deep in the basement of the city. Different structures are proposed with and against the current swimming pools, Jacuzzis, gyms or several treatment programs. Fine, the buildings of the rectory were built in 1925 and have a facade with a peristyle of neo-Egyptian style and tiled columns. Besides the thermal baths, Salies-du-Salat offers a spa with water aerobics or aqua fitness, sauna or massage and other wellness treatments. You can still see the remains of the Roman thermal baths of origin.

Listed historical monument, the church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Mercy was built in place of the former chapel of the castle of the counts of Comminges.

In the city, it is possible to discover a salt-water fountain, or the tomb of General Compans Jean Dominique and the remains of the old dungeon Salies-du-Salat.

Built in 1599, the monastery of the Religious of Mercy is no shortage of architectural and historical interest.

Spa town requires, Salies-du-Salat also offers a casino with various gaming tables and slot machines, and an interesting program of shows of all kinds.

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Events and festivities

Salies-du-Salat no lack of animation with regular events offered throughout the year.

Salies-du-Salat The market is held every Monday morning from 8h to 13h. A Christmas market is also proposed in December and a night market for the festivities of 14 July.

In March, the city holds its famous tarot festival, with diverse and varied competitions in different categories. At the same time, celebrates her birthday with Salies-du-Salat installing a funfair.

Métissé The festival takes place in May with a particularly boisterous concerts and festive atmosphere.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Fauna & flora discovery hike
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Castillon-de-Saint-Martory (8.9 km)
Canyoning, rafting, climbing and hiking
Sports sensations35 € to 50 € Malvezie (25 km)
Tour and tasting on a duck farm
Local flavoursFreeMonblanc (40 km)
White water rafting on the Garonne
Sports sensations33 € Antignac (42 km)
Visit to Laurède Mill
Nature and the great outdoors1 € to 3 € Burret (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gr 78
Village visitEasy4h00Galey (19.1 km)
Along the waterway
Village visitIntermediate2h00Carbonne (30 km)
The Greenway
HikeEasy4h00La Bastide-de-Sérou (39 km)
Lombez, audio tour of the historic heart
HikeEasy35 minLombez (41 km)
Sailhan - Azet - Ens
HikeEasy4h00Sailhan (60 km)


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