Gascony places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Gascony department of the Midi-Pyrenees region. See also our detailed Gascony guide.

Gers sightseeing and tourist information

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Auch

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other historic monuments of interest [...]

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Condom

In the town of Condom it is the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre and historic centre that is of interest to visitors [...]

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Eauze

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings [...]

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Fleurance

The central square with its arcades and traditional market hall are the highlight of a visit to Fleurance [...]

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Fources

Fources, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' is unusual in being a bastide town that follows a circular [...]

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Larressingle

Larressingle is a perfect medieval fortified village, with the defensive walls around the town still almost complet [...]

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Lavardens

The castle and the church are among the places of interest in the small village of Lavardens [...]

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Lectoure

Lectoure is a pleasant town to explore as part of your stay in the Gascony countryside [...]

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Mont d'Astarac

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit to Mont d'Astarac, a peaceful small village in t [...]

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Montreal-du-Gers

After exploring the picturesque village at Montreal-du-Gers you can visit the Roman Villa of Seviac nearby [...]

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Saint-Antoine

The most unique charateristic in the pretty village of Saint-Antoine are the painted walls inside the church, a ver [...]

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Sarrant

The ancient gateway and half-timbered houses bring a medieval feel to the village of Sarrant [...]

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Valence-sur-Baise

Explore the historic centre of the bastide town of Valence-sur-Baise, then visit the Abbaye de Flaran [...]

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Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best known for the music festivals held here each summer [...]

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For more information about the department see the detailed Gascony travel guide

 
 

Market towns & days in Gers

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Auch: Thursday & Saturday
Condom: Wednesday all day
Eauze: Thursday all day
Fleurance: Tuesday all day
Gimont: Wednesday
Lectoure: Friday
Marciac: Wednesday
Mauvezin: Monday
Mirande: Monday
Plaisance: Thursday
Riscle: Friday
Saint-Clar: Thursday
Seissan: Friday
Vic Fezensac: Friday all day

Selected tourist attractions in the Gers department

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

4* Towns in Bloom

Blaziert

Ordan-Larroque

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana

Palmeraie du Sarthou

towns classified as Recommended Detours

Lectoure: Tourist guide

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Fources: Tourist guide

Larressingle: Tourist guide

Montreal-du-Gers: Tourist guide

UNESCO world heritage sites

Auch cath├ędrale St Just (monuments on French pilgrim routes): Tourist guide

Beaumont sur l'Osee pont d'Artigues (monuments on French pilgrim routes)

La Romieu Collegiale St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes)