A CAMPSITE NEAR RIEUX-VOLVESTRE AT 20 MINUTES
At the foot of the Pyrenees, 20 km from Le Moulin campsite, Rieux-Volvestre is a medieval village nestled in a meander of the Arize river.
Rieux-Volvestre has a rich historical heritage, inherited from its status as a free city, royal judiciary and bishopric.
Discovering the city:
Between history and heritage
Its medieval heritage, its 14th and 17th century cathedral
and 17th century cathedral and its treasure, its octagonal bell tower, its half-timbered houses, its narrow streets are the remains of a bishopric that lasted until the Revolution.
The campsite Rieux-Volvestre Le Moulin is ideally situated for numerous family or romantic outings.
Come and discover all the charms of the Occitanie region and its capital, Toulouse.
The fortified cathedral of Sainte-Marie de Rieux-Volvestre (14th – 17th century), the episcopal treasure of 66 pieces.
The timber-framed house, a typical 15th century house, classified as a historical monument.
A gothic house full of history with a breathtaking view of the cathedral!
In the Middle Ages, the walled city was made up of bourgeois houses and popular dwellings, most of which were built of cob and half-timbering.
The alleys and bridges of Rieux invite you to a journey out of time. You will find the Lajous bridge from the 16th/17th century and the Auriac bridge from the 15th/16th century.
The bishop’s palace: 17th century portal and 16th century Valtan tower
The Compagnie des Archers has been perpetuating the noble tradition of Papogay shooting every first Sunday in May for over 400 years.
In a wooded setting of 9 hectares, this life-size village, unique in Europe, has been reconstructed with undeniable scientific and historical rigour. You can experience the daily life of our ancestors between 450 and 52 BC, and discover the work of the craftsmen of the Gallic period.
Here you can see how things used to be done in the past: metalwork (forging, gold smithing, brass work, bronze…), leather work, pottery, weaving, etc.
For children who can read, a game awaits them.
The campsite Rieux-Volvestre Le Moulin offers you the proximity of Toulouse, a famous cultural city. All the arts are present and offer you many opportunities to enjoy yourself: music, theatres, exhibitions… Many famous artists will delight you… in addition to a much appreciated art of living.
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