Campsite near Montolieu
The village of Montolieu, a village of books and the graphic arts
The Village de Montolieu is a charming village in the Aude region of Languedoc-Rousillon, just 20 minutes from the medieval city of Carcassonne.
Books are king in the village of Montolieu
Montolieu, a village of just over 800 inhabitants near the campsite, has been recognized as a village of books and graphic arts since 1989. Every year, Montolieu attracts over 52,000 visitors to discover the many booksellers, second-hand booksellers and craftspeople involved in books and the arts. Numerous galleries and exhibitions enable painters, sculptors and photographers to express themselves through their work. The Musée des Arts et des Métiers de Livre de Montolieu is a must-see when visiting the village.
Like a book, it’s sometimes hard to leave the village of Montolieu…
Visiting Montolieu also means strolling through the narrow streets of the village, taking the time to leaf through the books on display in the small bookshops or relaxing on a terrace in the charming village square.
Artists and craftsmen of Montolieu, village of books and arts
Artists and craftsmen abound in Montolieu, a village of books and graphic arts. Painters, photographers, sculptors, … like to show visitors around their studios. In Montolieu, artists and craftsmen regularly organize exhibitions for the general public. Experienced instructors introduce participants to a range of bookmaking and graphic arts techniques.
What’s more, you’ll be able to find an ideal, original gift or treat yourself even better.
List of artists and craftsmen in Montolieu .
- Calligraphy workshop
Lucile Gesta – Calligrapher
Musée du Livre et des Arts graphiques, 11170 Montolieu, 06 87 10 27 43
- Workshop – La Barbacane gallery
place de la République, 11170 Montolieu, 06 81 17 20 90
- La Forge de Montolieu
Charles Cowen – photographer
Reports, nature, architecture, crafts, portraits, prints, framing on various supports
- Le Saint Eloi Route de Fraisse
11170 Montolieu , 04 68 79 48 15
Christian Gohay – photographer
Reports, events, weddings, portraits, reproductions, architecture, semi-aerial photos,
- Bertrand Taoussi – photographer
Rue Saint-André, 11170 Montolieu , 04 68 78 87 57
Fine art printing – digigraphy nature – landscape – creations – image banks – professional studio-
reports – animations – events – mobile studio
- Elsewhere, here and next door.
Nathalie Nahoum – photographer-“imageuse
Place Jean Guéhenno , 11170 Montelieu, 06 30 26 81 63
Photo walks – introduction to photography – self-publishing of photo books on the Aude – landscape – reportage – image bank
- Caricature workshop ( Laurent Malard )
Route de Saint-Martin , 11170 Montelieu, 04 30 34 13 38
- Chris and Francis’ Workshop
Rue du 11 Novembre , 11170 Montolieu , 06 07 26 40 86
Sculptures – silver paintings-photographs – landscape
- L’Arrière cuisine
1 rue Bastlé , 11170 Montolieu , 04 68 25 29 79
Sculpture and painting workshop
Individual/group practical workshop
rue du 11 Novembre 1918 , 11170 Montolieu , 04 68 79 78 31
Painting – interior decorator
- Carole Foissier – Art paper
23 rue de la Mairie , 11170 Montolieu , 04 68 78 09 93
Carole makes vegetable paper
Several traditional plant paper processes
The pre-Hispanic process
- The artist’s studio “Côté Jardin” ( Geneviève Gourvil )
2 place Jean Guéhenno , 11170 Montolieu , 04 68 78 08 61
Permanent exhibition – painting – poetic art – prints
- Figurative painter Bruno Aimetti
1 rue Saint-André , 11170 Montolieu , 06 51 37 45 58
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