Less than an hour's drive west of Toulouse, the proud profile of Auch emerges. You have arrived in the Gers, in the heart of Gascony and the South-West. This legendary land synonymous with conviviality and good products will be your accomplice for a charming stay in the most welcoming of countryside.
The Gers will make you travel through its hilly and luminous landscapes, castles, Bastides and Castelnaux. Its landscapes, on a clear day, offer a superb balcony overlooking the Pyrenees; the panoramas are shaped by local agriculture, vineyards, wheat or sunflower fields. The Gers will also make you appreciate its philosophy of time, its natural appetite for the finer things in life, land of festivals, sharing and meetings, discover French Tuscany!
Book a holiday rental in the Gers labeled Gîtes de France from 1 to 5 ears, depending on your dates, your needs, your tastes, your budget for a weekend in the countryside or a longer stay. Choose a farm holiday in cottages or guest rooms in the countryside. Discover the villages classified as "Most beautiful villages in France", the Great Gers sites: Auch, Marciac, Condom Baïse Armagnac in Occitanie. Visit the Abbey of Flaran or the castle of Lavardens, Elusa and the villa of Séviac, Gallo-Roman cities and of course Auch, the Gascon capital, where you can take your picture in front of the statue of the most famous Gascon, d'Artagnan. Take advantage of the many summer festivals: jazz in Marciac, Country In Mirande, Tempo Latino ... theatrical performances, historical reenactments, open-air cinemas ...
For the more athletic, take the Camino de Santiago de Compostela from Saint Antoine to Vergoignan "La Via Podiensis" or from L'isle-Jourdain to Marciac "La Via Tolosana" as well as a large number of hiking trails, by bike or on horseback. Practice rugby or attend a Landes racing show, play pétanque or bowling. Sail on the Baïse from Valence sur Baïse for 23 km to Moncrabeau and pass the 6 locks. Practice Canoeing on the Baïse, the Gers or the Save. Many bodies of water will allow you to practice your favorite sport: fishing. Equipped leisure centers will delight young and old.
The farmers' markets will offer you the best of Gers terroir products. Taste the traditional specialties by going to the farm inns, the restaurants labeled "Table du Gers" (cuisine of fresh local produce).
To taste the Gers is to adopt it!