The Gers is a rural region in the south of France, located at the gates of Gascony. It has very diverse landscapes, to the north of the valleys and vineyard hillsides and to the south, its balcony over the Pyrenees. The Ways of Compostela crisscross this territory to connect its exceptional religious sites. Indeed, the Gers is famous for these old stones and its gastronomy. It is therefore the ideal place to celebrate a traditional wedding. The Gersois are authentic and bon vivant characters. They will know how to welcome you and make this important moment in your life as a couple festive.
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The site you are going to select will set the tone for your wedding. For a wedding in the countryside, you will be charmed by the wine-growing valleys of Armagnac or the banks of the Baïse.
The Gers is a department bordering the Haute-Garonne, so you can celebrate your wedding in the Gers near Toulouse. So that your guests can enjoy the countryside, while having easy access to your reception hall. The Domaine du Meillon, for example, welcomes you between Gimont and L'Isle Jourdin, in a natural setting facing the Pyrenees.
If you prefer beautiful panoramas, you will find what you are looking for at the foot of the Pyrenees. In addition, the Gers villages are very traditional, with a small typical heritage of great beauty.
And if you are a city dweller, we recommend Auch. The Auscitaine city has all the advantages of a city and offers you all kinds of activities and services, which are very practical for organizing your wedding.
Whether you're short on time or unorganized, hiring a wedding professional can be a good idea. Wedding-planners are specialists, who can just as easily intervene only during certain stages, to assist you in the process, as take charge of the entire event. They are also full of advice and a book of good addresses!
The Gers is home to magnificent sites, which lend themselves well to a wedding: hotels in the most beautiful villages in France, the wine estates of Armagnac, restaurants, communal halls... There is something for you to please, while adapting to your budget.
Would you like to rent a castle to organise a wedding in the Gers? In the Gascony, castles have that magnificent look, straight out of an adventure book or a fairy tale. An elegant castle, with its park and wooded estate for a secular ceremony and numerous rooms to accommodate family and friends? Discover Château Saint-Germé, ideally located for everyone to get together!
Rent a reception hall in the Gers for your wedding! Many charming houses have been renovated and modernised to allow you to celebrate the most beautiful day of your life in a bucolic and idyllic setting. The Domaine du Hiron offers you the possibility to rent a sumptuous room in a stone building with a Gascon style. Up to 85 people can celebrate this moment with you and some guests can stay in the adjoining gîte.
What better region could there be than the Gers, to feast at a wedding banquet? The Gers gastronomy is one of the most famous in France, because it is generous and tasty. But at a wedding, you have to think about composing a menu that meets all the food variants. Your guests will surely thank you for your attention. Do not hesitate to seek advice from recognized service providers: the Gers caterers.
In the Gers, there is no doubt that you will find your happiness to immortalize the most beautiful day of your life. A park or a garden, a pretty village square, a forest or in the vineyards, it's time to be inventive and unleash your creativity! Here are some ideas:
Whether you want to officially bury your life as a young girl or a boy or if you simply want a moment of relaxation with friends before the wedding, we have selected some cool activities for you, to have fun and please your loved ones:
Finally, a wedding is an opportunity to treat yourself to a dream wedding night… To make it truly unforgettable, why not choose unusual accommodation? In the heart of nature or with amazing activities, these accommodations are exotic and give you extraordinary experiences. You can also offer these good addresses to your guests, to help them discover the Gers in a different way.