Fronsac

Surrounded by the communes of Saléchan, Esténos and Antichan-de-Frontignes, Fronsac is located 56 km south-east of Tarbes.

At 476 metres in altitude, the river Garonne is the main watercourse in the village of Fronsac.

The village is also close (20km) to the Pyrénées ariégeoises regional national park.

A bit of history…

The are many vestiges of the presence of the Romans.

In the Middle-Ages the chateau was the principal residence of the Comtes du Comminges up to the 16th century.

Fronsac was also the seat of the Archdiocese of the Frontignes up to the French Revolution.

TO SEE TO DO

  • The medieval tower, with its chapel, which has dominated the valley since the 12th century
  • The monument to the Virgin
  • The visit to the mill  (by appointment)
  • Statue « Le joueur de quilles »
  • Pillory and grain measure in stone, 12th or 14th century,  place de la Houme
  • Bas-relief on the pediment of the church

Hours

Monday, Wednesday :
14h00 - 17h00
Thursday :
14h00 - 16h00
Saturday :
09h00 - 11h00

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