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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Garonne

Auzas - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Garonne

Auzas takes its name from a wealthy Gallo-Roman named Avitius. The first implementation of the village dates back to about the year 500 and was located in the current "Mortais", so called in reference to the extermination of the population by the Saracens. The village was razed and rebuilt in 1300, where he is today, limestone Nanjing, used especially on the beautiful facades of old houses Auzassiennes. The lordship of Auzas was discontinued in 1240-1241 by Count Comminges in favor of his brothers. In 1667, the lord justiciary of Auzas is the abbot of Bonnefont. The 18th century., Jean-François Lafue is the lord of Auzas. During the Revolution, Auzas is a thriving village with its weavers and its peddlers.

Auzas is twinned in 2011 with Bulgan village Gobi in Mongolia.

Geographical information

Latitude43.1691160 (N 43° 10’ 9”)
Longitude0.8815120 (E 0° 52’ 53”)
AltitudeFrom 288m to 474m
Surface area7.89 km²
Population244 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureToulouse (49 mi, 56 min)
Insee code31034
IntercommunalityCC Cagire Garonne Salat
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees

Nearest cities & towns

Proupiary1.2 mi (4 min)
Cazeneuve-Montaut1.8 mi (5 min)
Laffite-Toupière1.9 mi (5 min)
Sepx2.4 mi (6 min)
Arnaud-Guilhem2.7 mi (7 min)
Bouzin2.8 mi (7 min)
Saint-Élix-Séglan3 mi (9 min)
Saint-Martory3.9 mi (11 min)
Peyrouzet4.2 mi (13 min)
Aulon4.3 mi (12 min)
Mancioux4.4 mi (11 min)
Le Fréchet4.5 mi (11 min)
Castillon-de-Saint-Martory4.5 mi (13 min)
Beauchalot5 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

On the main street you can admire a fresco in the area Norbert and Elizabeth Casteret in memory of the two cavers. Elisabeth was from Auzas. She sits with her husband in the village cemetery.

Facing the road leading to Laffite-Toupière you will see this pilgrim burial of Saint Jacques de Compostela (XII century.) On which is engraved an inscription revealing that the stone had to be burned during the period when the Gascon was Frenchified (wholes: toutis contraction in Gascon).

At the entrance of the village by road Sepx, you can admire the chapel of the Virgin dating from the 19th century. including a tympanum carved floral motifs which houses a Virgin Protectress.

You will not leave without Auzas stroll along the lake and enjoy the leisure and its small port (open during the summer season). Activities: fishing, hiking, activities around the lake ... A hiking trail (2h), dry stone trail for the family, and a trail (architecture and rural heritage, 1/2h) leave the lake.

Based recreation Auzas: electric boat ride on the lake for paying. Mini-golf 9 holes fee. Beach with bouncy castle. Swings and slide. Fitness giant. Picnic area. Open to the public from 15h to 19h on Wednesdays and weekends in June and September, and 7/7 in July and August. Monday to Friday in the morning reserved for groups (recreation centers, school trips ...). Information +33 5 61 97 40 48.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

July: Local festival with fireworks, dancing, food, bowls ... Information +33 6 14 15 05 96.


Base Recreation: electric boats
Base Recreation: electric boats
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Church Auzas
Church Auzas
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Fortified Church
Fortified Church
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Port miniature
Port miniature
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Base Recreation: Beach and bouncy castle
Base Recreation: Beach and bouncy castle
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Base Recreation: Home schools and leisure centers
Base Recreation: Home schools and leisure centers
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Saturday 11 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 27°C
Sunday 12 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C
Monday 13 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A 7 km, Aurignac, medieval city.

At 12 km, Martres-Tolosane pottery.

A 7 km, Saint-Martory bridge and castle.

A 5 km, Proupiary, remains of the abbey of Bonnefont.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
All-terrain electric scooter hire
Sports sensations35 € to 50 € Montclar-de-Comminges (6.3 mi)
Bargain-hunting at a non-profit upcycling centre
EntertainmentFreeCazères (10.9 mi)
Canyoning, rafting, climbing and hiking
Sports sensations35 € to 50 € Malvezie (15.6 mi)
Nordic walking with a sports educator
Sports sensations40 € to 275 € Saint-Laurent-de-Neste (21 mi)
Horse ride around Gimont
Sports sensations20 € Gimont (30 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Brouls trail at Pointis-Inard, canton of Saint-Gaudens
HikeEasy1h20Pointis-Inard (6.7 mi)
Cycle route of the Garonne: Saint-Gaudens-Saint-Bertrand de Comminges
HikeEasy7h30Saint-Gaudens (8.9 mi)
Garonne Cycle Route: Saint-Gaudens in Saint-Martory
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h40Saint-Gaudens (8.9 mi)
Canal Trail at Lodes, Township of Saint-Gaudens
HikeEasy1h50Lodes (12.4 mi)
Gr 78
Village visitEasy4h00Galey (16.2 mi)


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