Gers places to visit and attractions

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

photo of Auch


Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other historic monuments of interest
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photo of Cathedral Saint-Luperc, Eauze

Cathedral Saint-Luperc, Eauze

The Cathedral Saint-Luperc is a 16th century cathedral in Eauze, in the style Gothic Meridionale
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photo of 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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photo of Condom cathedral

Condom cathedral

The cathedral in Condom includes a rood-screen, 15th century doorways and a large cloister among its points of interest
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photo of Eauze


Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings
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photo of Fleurance


The central square with its arcades and traditional market hall are the highlight of a visit to Fleurance
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photo of Fources


Fources, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' is unusual in being a bastide town that follows a circular layout
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photo of Larressingle


Larressingle is a perfect medieval fortified village, with the defensive walls around the town still almost completely intact
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photo of Lavardens


The castle and the church are among the places of interest in the small village of Lavardens
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photo of 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 the rolling Gascony landscape
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photo of 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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photo of Saint-Antoine


The most unique charateristic in the pretty village of Saint-Antoine are the painted walls inside the church, a very unusual site nowadays although common 500 years ago
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photo of Sarrant


The ancient gateway and half-timbered houses bring a medieval feel to the village of Sarrant
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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 see the Gers guide

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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

Tourist attractions to visit in Gers

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

4* Towns in Bloom



Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin et arboretum de Coursiana

Palmeraie du Sarthou

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Lectoure: See tourist guide

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Fources: See tourist guide

Larressingle: See tourist guide

Montreal-du-Gers: See tourist guide

UNESCO world heritage sites

Auch cathédrale St Just (monuments on French pilgrim routes): See tourist guide

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

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