Local Attractions

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Auch has a lovely centre and a wonderful Cathedral. Condom, in the north, is a charming town with much to do throughtout the year.  

beaumont  Fources  abbey flaren  condom cahedral

Lectoure, a lively market town, lies to the east of the region,  whilst the La Romieu  has a very impressive collegiale church and tower. 

A highlight in the region is the group of villages classified among the 'most beautiful in France' that includes Montreal du Gers , the circular bastide of Fources,  Larressingle, best described as a small version of Carcassonne, and Lavardens.

larressingle  montreal

There is the stunning abbey of Flaran and the roman ruins of Seviac near Montreal.

Heading west from Condom there is Eauze, often referred to as the 'capital of Armagnac' and with a small historical centre to explore.

fources flower   bastide armagnac   boules   melons

In the south-west of the region is Marciac, a 13th century bastide town that plays host to an important annual jazz festival during the first two weeks of August each year.

Located to the north, in the Lot and Garonne, is the stunning town of Nerac with its navigable river, lovely centre and famous Saturday market.