Unmissable hikes in the Gers

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Unmissable hikes in t ...

Nature destination par excellence, the green hills of the Gers are ideal for walking . Crossed by the famous Chemins de Compostelle , this territory is used to receiving many hikers and provides them with a whole range of very useful services . The region is also appreciated for its inhabitants, with an authentic character , who welcome you with great generosity .

The paths of Saint Jacques de Compostela


Among the four pilgrimage routes, two cross the Gers and will take you to Spain. Whatever your motivations, these routes offer you many advantages: well marked out and indicated , accommodation and catering nearby, notable tourist interests , great encounters ... Are you tempted? Consult our detailed article on the ways of Saint Jacques de Compostelle.

Via Podiensis , departing from Puy-en-Velay, allows you to visit Lectoure , its medieval heritage and its Star Farm , La Romieu and its famous collegiate church , the episcopal city of Condom, the fortified village of Larressingle , Montreal -du-Gers , Eauze and its ancient capital , and Nogaro , famous for its Landes race .

The romieu
The Romieu

Montreal of the Gers Eauze
Montreal du Gers and Eauze
Lectoure
Lectoure

On the Via Tolosana , departing from Arles and passing through Toulouse, you can stop at Isle-Jourdain and its atypical asinerie , at Gimont , renowned for its traditional cuisine based on duck , Auch , the bastide of Barran and its helical bell tower, Montesquiou , Marciac , ...

Near Gimont, Le Grangé is a stopover lodge and an association . This team, passionate about the Camino de Santiago, welcomes you, helps you on your journey and will give you tips and good plans .

Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Gimont Marciac
Gimont and Marciac
Auch
Auch

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Hiking circuits


The Gers is a rural department. Forests, meadows, vines … this countryside is easy to explore with the family. The list of walks is so long that the selection is difficult. So as not to make people jealous, we take you on a loop to discover the territories of the Gers , in no order of priority ...

Masseube

Panorama in Masseube


The vineyards and the valleys of Armagnac are made for hiking. Route de l'Armagnac , vineyard discovery trail , hill paths , nature circuit , there is something to satisfy all your desires on the site of the Nogaro tourist office . For a change, Nogaro also has a Vélorail de l'Armagnac .

  • And if you prefer a walk along the water , the Canoës de Beaucaire takes you on the calm waters of the Baïse.
  • Are you demanding? The website of the Grand Armagnac tourist office allows a very detailed, refined search for a selection that meets your expectations.
  • The Coeur Sud-Ouest site focused on the discovery of small heritage .

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Lavardens

The vines of Lavardens

The Romieu
La Romieu between the fields

In the heart of the Gers , the tourist office of Auch lists various circuits: GR, by electric bike or even by car. You don't have a bike? No problem, in Auch , Cyclomouv rents bikes and all the appropriate equipment.

That of d'Artagnan en Fezensac specializes in fun circuits for families: the Randoland .

Enjoy the beautiful panorama, here in Castillon Massas

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Our tips


The roads of the gers

You are now ready for adventure! With family or sportsmen, whether you prefer a leisurely walk or an energetic run, you will surely find what you are looking for. All you have to do is put on your shoes or get on your mount: equine, motorized, assisted or not… to explore the territories of the Gers and its most beautiful villages .

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Article written by Stéphanie Tempier for the Guide du Gers.


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