Select your language

Appli randonnées et circuits  app contact  Accès  téléchargez nos brochures en pdf FAQ


Witness of the Gauls revolt

Aigues-Vives, a village in the Minervois, owes its name to the latin "Aquaviva" (988) : "Aqua" which means water, and "Viva" which means living, running or gushing spring.
At an altitude of 165m, 415 Aigues-Vivois(es) live in this village including the hamlets of Cailhol, Cazelles and Paguignan.
At the confluence of the rivers Cessière and Cesse, on the border of the Hérault and the Aude, Aigues-Vives takes its name from a gushing spring: Aquaviva. It is a dynamic village with many shops.
Land of turbulent history, this village witnessed the revolt of the Gauls; thus, in the hamlet of Paguignan, a 2nd century temple was destroyed and burnt down during this conflict. Ten centuries later, Franciscan and Dominican monks built the church of Saint-Martin-le-Vieux on these Gallic ashes, whose characteristic southern Gothic style would, despite its rarity, influence as far away as Mallorca.

City hall information

Opening hours:
From Monday to Friday : from 8.30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5.30pm
04 66 35 33 63
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seuls les partenaires de l'office du tourisme figurent sur le site. Une liste exhaustive peut être fournie sur demande. Les prix et descriptifs sont donnés à titre indicatif sur la base des informations fournies par les prestataires.

 Connexion Nos engagements - Mentions Légales - Plan de site -

mc  qto pbvdf  pah  gsf  th  caroux th  qto