The castles of gascony

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DépartAUCH (32)
DescriptionWhen the Gers opens its doors to you, it isto offer you its landscapes.Bursting with light, they unveil thesurprising treasures of a rich and variednature.

Lavardens castle

lavardens-castle

LAVARDENS Castle, a Castral village, the fief of the Counts d' Armagnac, was rebuilt in the XVIIth century by Antoine de Roquelaure, the companion of Henri IV. Overhanging towers, outstanding pavements, an echo room, a panoramic sight turned this castle into an architectural wonder.


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domaine-d-escapa estipouy

domaine d'escapa

  • Estipouy
  • 05 6 2 59 3 7 51
villa-cahuzac gimont

Villa Cahuzac

  • Gimont
  • 05 62 62 10 00
domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34

Caumont castle

caumont-castle

Built by Pierre de Nogaret de la Valette back from Italy wars, in the middle of the 16th century, on the site of an ancient fortified castle which had belonged to Gaston Phoebus.


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hotel-le-relais-de-l-armagnac luppe-violles

Hôtel le Relais de l'Armagnac

  • Luppe-violles
  • 05 62 08 95 22

Cassaigne castle

cassaigne-castle

The ancient summer residence of the Condom's Bishops, built in the first half of the XVIth century, this castle particularly kept a typical kitchen with its vault in the shape of a "furnace bottom" Visit the ageing wine storehouses.


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domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34
chateau-de-lassalle laplume

Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58

Plieux castle

plieux-castle

It has been overhanging the hills of Lomagne for nearly seven centuries. Its donjon and its stone magnificent austerity are legendary. It owns since autumn 1996, a museum of contemporary art where, particularly, works of Wilfredo Lam, James Brown, Jean-Paul Marcheschi, Henri Michaux, Miro, Tàpies are shown.


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domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34
chateau-de-lassalle laplume

Château de Lassalle

  • Laplume
  • 05 53 95 10 58
chateau-des-jacobins agen

Château des Jacobins

  • Agen
  • 05 53 47 03 31

avezan castle

avezan-castle

This Gascon XIIIth century fortified castle, altered in the XVIth century, was in ruins since the French Revolution. It has been significantly restored since 1972. It recently found back its donjon and hosts a Regional Resource Centre on Old Professions.


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domaine-d-escapa estipouy

domaine d'escapa

  • Estipouy
  • 05 6 2 59 3 7 51
villa-cahuzac gimont

Villa Cahuzac

  • Gimont
  • 05 62 62 10 00
domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34

Monluc castle

monluc-castle

Built on the vestiges of the ancient fortified castle from the XIIIth century, this XVIth century castle was the ancestral home of the Marshal of Monluc, a Marshal of France and the memorialist author of the well-known comments. It is the native land of Pousse-Rapière and the center of an important vine land.


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domaine-d-escapa estipouy

domaine d'escapa

  • Estipouy
  • 05 6 2 59 3 7 51
villa-cahuzac gimont

Villa Cahuzac

  • Gimont
  • 05 62 62 10 00
domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34

Tour de termes d'armagnac

tour-de-termes-d-armagnac

On the borders of the land of Armagnac to which its name is due, this village which castle was the cradle of Thibaut de Termes Armagnac, the famous companion of Joan of Arc, has a beautiful XIII th centuryTower. A spiral staircase with 150 steps, the scenery of many historical actions.


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domaine-d-escapa estipouy

domaine d'escapa

  • Estipouy
  • 05 6 2 59 3 7 51
villa-cahuzac gimont

Villa Cahuzac

  • Gimont
  • 05 62 62 10 00
domaine-des-cadets-de-gascogne pauilhac

Domaine des Cadets de Gascogne

  • Pauilhac
  • 05 62 68 94 34



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