Rieux Cathedral

Rieux-Volvestre, France

Rieux Cathedral was the seat of the Ancien Régime diocese of Rieux, created in 1317 and dissolved in 1790. The cathedral was built on the site of 13th century church and contains defensive elements from the old fortified church. Its 43 meters high octagonal tower is built in Toulouse style.


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Founded: 1317
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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franck MLRT (Franck M31) (6 months ago)
Pretty cathedral right next to the Arize river. nice bridge right next to it. Place to visit
Mélanie BEZIAUD (7 months ago)
To discover with a guide! The visit with a guide allows you to understand the history of this magnificent monument and to discover its hidden treasures.
Marie Drolet (7 months ago)
Go for a hike departing from St Julien sur Garonne for 12/13km. At the bend in the path there is a sign indicating Ste Marie Cathedral, therefore a small fork in the road. Not above this one, magnificent village and sublime cathedral.
catherine saintigny (9 months ago)
Very beautiful cathedral within the very beautiful medieval village of Rieux-Volvestre, which is home to many listed monuments, vestiges of the pilgrimages of the way of Saint Jacques and also of the way of the Garonne, via Garona.
Chris Tournefeuille (3 years ago)
Very beautiful cathedral at the foot of the river. Really beautiful.
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