MUNICIPALITY OF REVEL
At the sources of the Canal du Midi, in the heart of the Toulouse / Albi / Carcassonne triangle, Revel Saint-Ferréol is a Great Site of Midi-Pyrénées. Revel is also the sweetness of life in the heart of the South-West, in the "Pays de Cocagne". Labelled "Station Verte" for nature vacations!
The region owes its name to the pastel (woad) which made its wealth in the 15th century. Between tradition and modernity, the Pays de Revel invites you to serenity and the discovery of a preserved nature. Bastide Royale, Revel welcomes visitors under its 14th century hall, founded by Philippe VI de Valois in 1346, and its garlands. Thanks to the genius of Pierre-Paul Riquet, the waters of the Montagne Noire are collected in the lake of Saint-Ferréol and feed the Canal du Midi, Unesco World Heritage. The craftsmanship of the Meuble d'Art has been perpetuated since the 19th century and has allowed Revel to be labeled "Ville et Métiers d'Art". You can enjoy a stroll in the market classified among "the 100 most beautiful in France" and savour the foie gras, the farmhouse charcuterie, the cassoulet.The walkers will also stroll on the Way of Saint Jacques de Compostelle, on the GR, hiking trails. They will take advantage of the many leisure activities in the heart of a preserved nature: fishing, swimming, horse riding, gliding, mountain biking and mountain biking... To visit: the Museum and Gardens of the Canal du Midi, the Museum of Wood and Marquetry, the permanent exhibition of the Artisans Réunis, the Belfry and its archeological gallery ...