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We are inviting you to visit the land of Albret. The "Vert galant" territory located amont the Armagnac and the River Baïse and Gélise. The heritage here is rich and varied from Castral to The Renaissance Château.


Francescas founded by Edward the 1st of England

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This village, founded en 1286 by Edward the 1st of England, has preserved its medieval aspect with its covered squares and half timbered houses, as well as the vestiges of the Hire mansion, the then Lord and famous companion of Joan of Arc.

To see: the church dating from the 13th century with its beautiful galleries and the 'Musée de la Boîte en Fer-Blanc'.


Accommodation nearby

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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34

Moncrabeau

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Famous site thanks to its festival of lies (1st Sunday of August). A marked path depicts the vocation of the Academy of Liars founded in the 18th century.


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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Le Fréchou, on Henri IV footsteps

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A panoramic site.

To see: The castle dating from the 13th century and the church dating from the 13th century housing a polychrome statue of the Christ dating from the 15th century.


Accommodation nearby

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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

Mézin, Armand Fallières birthplace

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Armand Fallières's birthplace (1841-1931), France's President (1906-1913) and Senat President in 1899. Stop on the Jacquaires's way.

To see: The Saint Jean Baptiste church dating from the 12th century, the beautiful fountains, the Cork Museum and the archeological site.


Accommodation nearby

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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58

Poudenas, a picturesque village

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Poudenas is a picturesque village located on the bank of a pretty river called La Gélise, there is a magnificent park with many trees.

Things to see: The church dating from the 13th century, the water mill, the castle dating from the 13th century and rebuilt in the 16th century.


Accommodation nearby

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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58

Discover the picturesque village of "Terre d'Albret"

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This picturesque village has half timbered houses and is located on a headland. Archeological gardens at the Town Hall should not be missed as well as the panoramic view on the Landes forest.


Accommodation nearby

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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31
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Hôtel Ibis Agen Centre

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 43 43
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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Hôtel Restaurant Le Midi

  • Sainte-livrade-sur-lot
  • 05 53 01 00 32

Nérac, charming town on the banks of River Baïse

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This charming town located on the banks of River Baïse was the territory of the Albret Family where Henri of Navarre, future king Henri IV spend his childhood and where he goes back to in 1576.

In the 16th century, the town became an important protestant site culturally and spiritually at the "Vert Galant's" grand mother's and mother's request.

Things to see:The Renaissance castle housing the Albret Museum, the Royal park of the Garenne extended by queen Margot, with very old trees, the St Nicolas church dating from the 18th century, the Conference House and the Romas House.


Accommodation nearby

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Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
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Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31



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