St Saturnin or St Cernin was the first bishop of Toulouse.
Martyrized, he died in 250, after having been dragged by a
His story is known to us by his passion, written at the
beginning of the 5th century.
The church is basic 12th century, partly preserved, Romanesque
style, and comprises three naves. The choir, which is the
oldest part of the church, has perfect architectural
St Cernin Château
This 12th century feudal chateau has eight towers. At present,
only about one-third remains, including two towers and a
donjon. It was restored in 1875 and 1982.
From 1230 to 1540, the château and the land of St Cernin
belonged to the noble house of Buade, then, by heritage, to
the Marquis de Fayolles, baron of St Front. The du Luc family
inherited the château.
Today, it is private property and cannot be visited.
Rural paths allow the discovery of the commune’s fountains, and
provide lovely viewpoints of the countryside.
-Evening walk by the area’s producers twice a year during the
-Midsummer's Day fire around June 20 every year
-Summer festival (the next-to-last week-end in July), two days
with a meal the first day, various events and fireworks as the
highlight of the two days
-Christmas for the village’s children
Information from the Festival Committee: 05.53.63.98.11