REVEL PICNIC AREA
The picnic is ready and you are looking for a nice place to put your blanket?
1342 : creation of the Bastide by Philippe VI de Valois
From 1667 to 1772: construction of the Saint-Ferreol dam by Pierre-Paul Riquet
1796 : creation of the mint liqueur " Pippermint GET " by Get brothers.
1843: installation of the clock in the Belfry
1888: Alexandre Monoury settles in Revel (cabinetmaker and Compagnon du Tour de France) December 1996: the dam of Saint-Ferréol and the water supply system of the Canal du Midi were listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO 2007: the marquetry centre was awarded the label "Pôle d'Excellence Rurale" (rural centre of excellence)
2008: opening of the Réservoir Canal du Midi Museum 2009: Revel-Saint-Ferréol recognised as one of the "Great Site of Occitania".
■ Belfry and arches The terrace of the belfry, classified as a historical monument, offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings and the orientation tables allow you to enjoy a wide 360-degree panorama.
■ Saturday morning market listed among the 100 most beautiful markets in France. Full of colour and flavour, the market is an opportunity to discover the products of numerous local producers.
■Pont du Riat and rigole de la Plaine (stream supplying the Canal du Midi) is a relaxing break, ideal for family picnics. It is followedby a path.
■ Eglise Notre-Dame-des-grâces Discover the history of this building which underwent multiple modifications from 1350 to 1889, as well as its organ dating from 1844 in perfect working order and listed in the supplementary inventory of historical monuments.
■ Museum of wood and marquetry In an area of more than 1,000 m2, the visitor travels to the heart of a universe where wood is magnified. Old-fashioned crafts and contemporary design are mixed together: they illustrate the intelligence of the craftsman's gesture.
On foot, the historical route proposed by the municipality will allow you to discover the town. By bike or on foot, the route along the Rigole de la Plaine is ideal for family outings.
Moulin du Roi
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