Haute-Garonne places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Haute-Garonne department of Midi-Pyrenees. See also our Haute-Garonne travel guide

photo of Bagneres-de-Luchon


Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that developed in the Pyrenees in the 19th century
See guide

photo of Carbonne


Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt as a bastide town several years later
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photo of Cazeres


Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit the Church of Notre Dame of the Assumption when in the region
See guide

photo of Martres-Tolosane


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

photo of Revel


The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest medieval market halls to be found in France
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photo of Rieux-Volvestre


The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an interesting village to visit
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photo of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges


2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now it has 250! The Saint Bertrand de Comminges cathedral is the highlight in the old town centre
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photo of Toulouse


Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in the south of France
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photo of Valcabrere


Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica of Saint-Just de Valcabrère, built on the edge of the village in the 12th century
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For more information see the Haute-Garonne guide

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Market towns & days in Haute-Garonne

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Aspet: Wednesday & Saturday
Auterive: Friday
Bagneres-de-Luchon: every day (high season only)
Bessieres: Monday
Blagnac: Saturday
Boulogne-sur-Gesse: Wednesday
Cadours: Wednesday
Caraman: Thursday
Carbonne: Thursday
Castanet-Tolosan: Tuesday
Cazeres: Saturday
Colomiers: Thursday & Saturday
Cugnaux: Saturday
Fronton: Thursday
Grenade: Saturday
Launac: Sunday
Leguevin: Sunday
Montrejeau: Monday
Muret: Tuesday & Saturday
Pibrac: Wednesday
Plaisance-du-Touch: Thursday & Saturday
Ramonville-Saint-Agne: Wednesday & Saturday
Revel: Saturday
Rieumes: Thursday
Saint-Gaudens: Thursday
Saint-Lys: Tuesday
Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: Saturday
Salies-du-Salat: Monday
Seysses: Friday
Toulouse: Wednesday all day & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday
Tournefeuille: Sunday
Venerque: Thursday
Verfeil: Tuesday
Villefranche-de-Lauragais: Friday
Villemur-sur-Tarn: Sunday & Saturday

Tourist attractions to visit in Haute-Garonne

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Towns of Art and History

Toulouse: See tourist guide

Sites of Natural Beauty

Lac d'Oo

Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Toulouse: See tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin et parc du château de Larra

Jardin et parc du château de Loubens

Jardin japonais de Toulouse

Jardin Royal de Toulouse

Parc du château de Merville

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Revel: See tourist guide

National Monuments

Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges: See tourist guide

UNESCO world heritage sites

St Bertrand de Comminges cathédrale (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide

St Bertrand de Comminges chapelle St Julien (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide

Toulouse basilique St Sernin (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide

Toulouse Hotel-Dieu St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide

Valcabrère basilique St Just (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide