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[Translate to English:] Souillac (Lot), abbaye de bénédictins Sainte-Marie.<br />Vue du chevet depuis le sud-est.<br />Séraphin, Gilles ; Scellès, Maurice, (c) Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées, Conseil général du Lot.
What is a Heritage Site ?

The Region's "Heritage Sites" policy is designed to develop the tourist economy and highlight its heritage. The 25 "Heritage Sites" supported by the Region are the most remarkable examples of the historical heritage to be found...

Vernet (Le) (Ariège),<br />Military camp during the First World War and internment camp during the Second World War.<br />Camp entrance and partial view of the huts making up district 'B'. Reproduction of a photograph from the museum of Le Vernet.<br />Roques, Patrick (reproduction) © Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
From exile to deportation

An international symposium, 'From exile to deportation', was held in the Museum of the History of Catalonia in Barcelona between October 3rd and 6th, 2011. It was organized by El Memorial Democràtic, a centre that acts as a focus...

Aux sources du Canal du Midi

Aux sources du Canal du Midi

Regional award goes to the Communauté de Communes du Pays de Pamiers

The Communauté de Communes du Pays de Pamiers (a grouping of municipalities) has received an award for its interpretive trail on the subject of 'water'.

Rodez (Aveyron),<br />House.<br />Façade fronting the rue de la Madeleine, ground floor: door knocker.<br />Lourgant, Julie, © Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Rodez; © Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
The Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Rodez heritage inventory

Rodez and its suburbs are part of a huge area that runs up against the southern foothills of the Massif Central, on its eastern borders, and which opens out on its western edge to the plain of Aquitaine.

Onet-le-Château (Aveyron),<br />château de Labro.<br />The château de Labro, view of the main building from the east.<br />Lourgant, Julie, © Communauté d agglomération du Grand Rodez; © Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
The heritage of Grand Rodez

Fortified churches from the Middle Ages, Renaissance mansions and châteaux, 19th century farmsteads and contemporary architecture - the wealth and variety of the heritage of Grand Rodez is a reflection of the area's diverse...

[Translate to English:] Conférence illustrée, l'inventaire du patrimoine de la commune de Cazals
The heritage inventory of the municipality of Cazals

Cazals - Tarn et Garonne Illustrated lecture, the heritage inventory of the municipality of Cazals Friday December 2nd, 2011 All welcome

The ceramic factory in Aureilhan Oustau

September 15th, 1938. 3,000 different ceramic items and 800 bricks are placed into the Hoffmann double ...

Downloadable documents

Here you can download documentation relating to moveable heritage.

[Translate to English:] Le château de Tauziès (Gaillac)
Talks and lectures on the architecture of the Gaillac region's wine-making industry

As part of the European Heritage Days annual event, the inventory team of the CAUE (Conseil d'architecture, d'urbanisme et d'environnement - the Council for architecure, urban planning and the environment) will hold a series of...


Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, ville et hameaux

Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val (Tarn-et-Garonne),<br />Hamlet of Servanac.<br />The hamlet of Servanac, general view from the southwest.<br />Aleyrangues, Alexia, © Pays Midi-Quercy; © Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
Research fields in the Midi-Quercy region

Mudbrick - a material brought under the spotlight by the inventory The survey of the plains and fluvial terraces of the Aveyron brought to light various mudbrick construction techniques. In recognition of the variety and unique...


Find out more about what's involved in the conservation and restoration of moveable objects (sculpture, paintings, gold/silver objects, textiles etc), who works in this field and how they do their job.

Bioule (Tarn-et-Garonne), château, currently used as a school.<br />Ground floor facing the courtyard, south wing. Salle des Preux. Detail of wall painting.<br />Comet, Anaïs, (c) Pays Midi-Quercy ; (c) Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
What do we mean by 'artistic heritage' ?

Artistic heritage consists of all kinds of wall and ceiling paintings. Studying these paintings enables us to analyze developments in this field over the centuries and also helps us to know how best to protect them.

Photography by Raoul Berthelé, army officer and amateur photographer
1914-1918: One war, two perspectives

Exhibition at Toulouse's municipal archives, 8th November to 31st January 2009

Cahors (Lot),<br />house.<br />Soula, Christian, © Inventaire général  Région Midi-Pyrénées.
The houses of Cahors in the Middle Ages

The pages that you are about to see offer you the chance to journey back in time, returning to the Middle Ages as seen through the prism of one of its lesser known, although undoubtedly most intimate environments - the home....