Montesquieu-Volvestre tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an interesting village to visit

Montesquieu-Volvestre is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montesquieu-Volvestre. For detailed visitor information see the Montesquieu-Volvestre travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montesquieu-Volvestre in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carbonne at 9 km and Cazeres at 12 km.

Montesquieu-Volvestre, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt...

See Carbonne guide


at 12 km (direction west)

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide


at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse...

See Tourtouse guide


at 18 km (direction west)

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

The tiny village of Montjoie-en-Couserans is included because it is the start...

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

Saint-Girons is a quiet town, a perfect chance to see an unspoiled...

See Saint-Girons guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the...

See Pamiers guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle on a rocky...

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and the...

See Foix guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive...

See Toulouse guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives is...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide

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Markets in and near Montesquieu-Volvestre

  • Carbonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (12km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (24km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (26km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Muret: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Montesquieu-Volvestre, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montesquieu-Volvestre, France

What to do at Montesquieu-Volvestre? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montesquieu-Volvestre.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (43km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (46km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Montesquieu-Volvestre is in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Montesquieu-Volvestre is 634 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montesquieu-Volvestre

Canton: Montesquieu-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Muret

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31310

Distance to Montesquieu-Volvestre

from Toulouse (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 634 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 491 km

from Bordeaux: 231 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montesquieu-Volvestre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bax, Fornex, Goutevernisse, Gouzens, La Bastide-de-Besplas, Latour, Latrape, Loubaut, Mailholas, Rieux and Thouars-sur-Arize.

This page in French: Visiter Montesquieu-Volvestre