Culture and Heritage

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Do you like walking in beautiful villages , discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot? You like old stones , pretty churches , places steeped in history to explore ... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on holiday in the Gers, you want to see the 1001 castles , remains, medieval wonders ! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious , the Gers is THE perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires , offers you articles on the towns, villages and bastides of Gersoises. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover ... Museums, interpretation centers ... Nothing will escape you!

Visit La Romieu, a legendary village...

Visit La Romieu, a legendary village...
Visit La Romieu, a legendary village...

La Romieu

La Romieu is a surprising village that promises an unusual visit . It is one of the essential stages on the Routes of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. Its remarkable collegiate church is also ...

Visit Larressingle, the little Carcassonne in the Gers

Visit Larressingle, the little Carcassonne in the Gers
Visit Larressingle, the little Carcassonne in  ...

Larressingle

In the Gers, Larressingle is one of the essential visits . Nicknamed the " Little Carcassonne du Gers ", this fortress conceals many treasures. We take you on a historic, informative and fun ...

Discover the castles of the Gers

Discover the castles of the Gers
Discover the castles of the Gers

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The castles of the Gers are witnesses to a tumultuous past. Crossed by the “ Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle ”, this agricultural and wine-growing region is coveted and attracts ...

Visit all the museums of the Gers!

Visit all the museums of the Gers!
Visit all the museums of the Gers!

Auch

In its museums, the Gers reveals its treasures to you! You will find the remains of the golden age of this rural area in the 12th century. Crossed by the " Ways of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle ", ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...