Tourism - Gers

Gers is a French department located in the Midi-Pyrénées region. It is surrounded by departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, Tarn-et Garonne, Lot-et-Garonne, Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Gers is well known for its hilly landscapes. Culturally, it is strongly linked to agriculture. Regarding its heritage, the Sainte-Marie cathedral inAuch and the Eugene Camoreyt de Lectoure museum are really worth the visit. The ‘Castelnaux’ and the ‘Sauvetés’ houses civil and religious monuments. The villages of Fourcès, Larressingle, Montréal du Gers and Sarrant are listed as ‘the most beautiful villages of France’. The ‘Collégiale de la Romieu’ and the Artigue bridge near Larressingle are listed world heritage by UNESCO. The village of Goutznear Fleurance still has vestiges from the Castle of the Goths that used to be a protection for the Visigoth Palace of Toulouse in the 4th century.

Also, there are numerous cultural and artistic events in Gers throughout the year and one of the most famous is the ‘Eclats de Voix’ Festival in Auch in June.

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Tourism Auch

Auch is 22,000 inhabitants city located in the Gers department and the Midi-Pyrenees Region, in the heart of the Great South-west of France between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea and only one hour drive from Toulouse and the Pyrenees. The town of Auch is the ...

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Tourism Condom

Condom is an administrative subdivision of department of Gers, in the region Midi-Pyrénées. Sights Cathedral Saint-Pierre of Condom  The cathedral cloister Church Saint-Jacques  Church Museum of the Pradau (sacred art)   Roman Church ...


Tourism Mirande

Mirande is situated in the department of Gers and region Midi-Pyrénées. Mirande is a bastide of the 13th century edified on the left shore of the Baïse. Seeing from the green hills, Mirande offers a charming aspect that justifies its name (Miranda, ...

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