Gascony / Gers Landscape

gascony-landscape-smEnjoy a day out at Lourdes, Bordeaux, Biarritz or St. Jean de Luz on the Atlantic coast, tapas in San Sebastian, Spain.

See wildlife and mountains in the Pyrenean National Park. Visit the area’s famous international summer festivals and fetes:

  • Jazz in Marciac
  • Country Music in Mirande
  • Latin American music in Capvern-les-Bains
  • auch-capital-gascony-smStreet theatre/mime in Bagneres-de-Bigorre
  • ‘Fete des Battages’ in Burg, a show of traditional agricultural machines & methods (book for dinner in the evening)
  • ‘Nuits Musicales’ and the July antiques fair in Trie
  • ‘Grande Pourcailhade’ or Pig Festival and five-day local fair in Trie in early August
  • ‘Piano aux Pyrenees’ festival in Bagneres, Bareges, Cauterets, Escaladieu etc
  • ‘Festival du Comminges’ (classical music) in St. Bertrand

Visit Auch, the capital of historic Gascony.