In New Aquitaine, in the Gers, happiness is obviously in the meadow.
Big spaces, sweetness of life and gastronomy are on the program for your next vacation in the Gers. This department of southwestern France is ideal for disconnecting and recharging your batteries in an enchanting setting.
The essentials of the Gers department
During holidays in the Gers, you will be delighted by the welcome and the tasty gastronomy. But beyond this image of Épinal, there are many treasures to be discovered in this territory. Charming towns and villages, such as Lavardens, one of the most beautiful villages in France… Bastides, sauvetés and castelnaux… Museums and art galleries, as well as festivals… Among them, the Jazz festival in Marciac is famous all over the world.
Remarkable natural sites
In the Gers, nature is omnipresent. Sometimes tamed by man and sometimes savage. The lakes of Uby, Bousquètara and Thoux-Saint-Cricq are absolutely wonderful.
In the heart of this green setting, hiking is practiced on long-distance hiking trails, as well as on footpaths. Several educational trails are also accessible, such as the biodiversity trail or the forest discovery trail. After the hike, let yourself be tempted by the cycle routes of the Gers. To be covered by bike or eBike, depending on your choice. On the lakes, boating is in the spotlight. Cool break guaranteed! Do not leave without having traveled the equestrian circuits. Horse rides through Gers are simply unforgettable.
When your stay in the Gers, an exceptional historical heritage awaits you. The Gallo-Roman villa of Seviac and its impressive mosaics… Don't miss the Cistercian abbey of Flaran and the ancient episcopal city of Condom. The bastides of Montreal-du-Gers and Valence-sur-Baïse are also the pride of the people of Gers, just like Sainte-Marie Cathedral in Auch, or the collegiate church of Saint-Pierre de la Romeu.