Culture and Heritage

The most beautiful villages of the Gers

The most beautiful villages of the Gers
The most beautiful villages of the Gers

Larressingle

The Gers is full of charming towns, medieval villages, bastides …, scattered in the countryside , on its green hills. We will not be able to name them all but here is an overview of the most remar ...

Elusa: Ancient Capital, visit a Gallo-Roman Domus!

Elusa: Ancient Capital, visit a Gallo-Roman Domus!
Elusa: Ancient Capital, visit a Gallo-Roman Domus!

Eauze

In Eauze and near Montréal-du-Gers, there is a collection of archaeological sites , vestiges of the Gallo-Roman era of the ancient city of Elusa . It is a unique site, a real journey back in time ...

Château de Lavardens

Château de Lavardens
Château de Lavardens

Lavardens

When visiting Lavardens , I had to stop in the castle ! A castle tells a lot about its village, it has its history, its past and its mysteries! Let’s go too see that! The entrance fee is at €5 for ...

Excursion in Condom

Excursion in Condom
Excursion in Condom

Condom

I am excited to discover the beautiful episcopal city of Condom in the Gers ! Rucksack on, camera in my hands, I park not far from the covered market ! I climb directly towards the 14 th century S ...

DISCOVER THE OC LANGUAGE, THE OCCITAN, THE GASCON

DISCOVER THE OC LANGUAGE, THE OCCITAN, THE GASCON
DISCOVER THE OC LANGUAGE, THE OCCITAN, THE GASCON

During your holidays in the Gers , in the land of Gascony , there is singing and the music of the Gersois. In the Gers, historically, they speak the Gascony language . It is a dialect of Occitan , ...

BULLFIGHTING, “COURSE LANDAISE” AND BULL CULTURE IN THE GERS AND IN GASCONY

BULLFIGHTING, “COURSE LANDAISE” AND BULL CULTURE IN THE GERS AND IN GASCONY
BULLFIGHTING, “COURSE LANDAISE” AND BULL CULTU ...

Gascony is the cradle of wild bull culture,  corrida (bullfight), “course landaise” (ancient form of bullfighting that involves no bloodshed) and bullfighting  in general. For many years, men brav ...