Two steps away of the Canal du Midi, Olonzac is the economic heart of the Minervois. His weekly market is one of the most vibrant and colorful one you can find in the region.
Olonzac owes his name to the latin word Olentiacum.
On an altitude of 48m, about 1650 Olonzagais(es) live in this canton capital and economic center of the community of communes ‘Le Minervois’.
Human activity find its roots since Neolithic times, testifies the Bassanel oppidum, dating from the sixt century BC.