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Monestiés

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Monestiés - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Tarn
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Monestiés

At the bend of the river, on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela, the village appears surrounded by the Strings, walks occupying the former location of ditches and ramparts. At its heart, the houses clustered around the church of Saint Peter.

In the first half of the tenth century, the Shrine and its surroundings are given Déodat, abbot of Saint Salvy, College of Albi by Louis IV overseas territories. The village name "Monestario" appears for the first time in the texts. He recalls this monastic affiliation, perhaps the existence of a small monastery could have been built to house a few monks in charge of worship. But the occupation of the site is even older: 600 meters from the village, an oppidum established at the confluence of Cérou Ceret and shows that the iron age, men were already living in the valley. A few centuries later, they will leave the heights to settle on the site, near the Roman road linking Rodez in Toulouse.

Strolling in the village, walks in the surrounding countryside allow to find these traces of past and discover the richness, the variety of landscapes of this region and Causse Ségala Rouergat meet.

Things to see and do

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Village Monestiés
Village Monestiés
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The Cérou
The Cérou
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Door to inside the village
Door to inside the village
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village Gateway
village Gateway
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Relax on the shores of the lake
Relax on the shores of the lake
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Old Square
Old Square
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Pont
Pont
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Monestiés Village
Monestiés Village
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Village Street
Village Street
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Rue de l ' church
Rue de l ' church
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the Direct
the Direct
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River Monestiés: Cérou
River Monestiés: Cérou
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Statuary Monestiés: the Virgin Mary and Mary Cleophas
Statuary Monestiés: the Virgin Mary and Mary Cleophas
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Statuary Monestiés: Mary Magdalene
Statuary Monestiés: Mary Magdalene
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Monestiés painting Museum: Francisco Bajén
Monestiés painting Museum: Francisco Bajén
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Monestiés painting Museum: Francisco Bajén
Monestiés painting Museum: Francisco Bajén
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Monestiés painting Museum: Martine Vega
Monestiés painting Museum: Martine Vega
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Monestiés painting Museum: Martine Vega
Monestiés painting Museum: Martine Vega
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Flea market on the Strings of Monestiés
Flea market on the Strings of Monestiés
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traditional horse festival
traditional horse festival
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Festival
Festival
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St. Peter's Church of the sixteenth century
St. Peter's Church of the sixteenth century
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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St. Peter's Church - Cross medieval
St. Peter's Church - Cross medieval
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Saint Peter's Church
Saint Peter's Church
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Candèze bridge
Candèze bridge
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Candèze bridge
Candèze bridge
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Candèze bridge
Candèze bridge
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Candèze Cross on the bridge
Candèze Cross on the bridge
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Ruelle village
Ruelle village
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Fontaine - the 1645 Griffoul
Fontaine - the 1645 Griffoul
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Castle Monestiés
Castle Monestiés
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village lane
village lane
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village lane
village lane
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City Hall
City Hall
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Arches of the old square
Arches of the old square
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Hiking, mountain biking, tennis, ride donkeys, bowls, water level of the Roucarie (canoeing, rowing, sailing?).

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