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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).
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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 7 December|
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|Sunday 8 December|
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|Monday 9 December|
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|Gîte de charme 'Les Volets Bleus'|
|Perched on a hillside between Toulouse and the Pyrenees, this farm renovated with passion, taste and authenticity (beams, stone and brick) offers holiday pleasure and relaxation. Perfect...|
|Located 6.7 km from Rieux-Volvestre||From 400 € to 800 € per week |
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|Located 19.3 km from Rieux-Volvestre||From 165 € to 255 € per week |
|Maison de village avec jardin ravissant|
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|Located 24 km from Rieux-Volvestre||720 € 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 65 €|
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