Why Visit Gers or Gascony? The French Tourism Awards says so, That’s Why!

Ok, so your looking at visiting Gers or Gascony! That’s good and something that if you pursue you will not regret! It’s simply the most beautiful place in the world but don’t just take our word for it. This blog post will be about the places in Gers or Gascony that have been winners at The French Tourism Awards. Are you looking at a holiday in the south of France? Why look any further than a location which has won many prestigious awards and is recognised globally for its beauty?

Gers or Gascony landscape
Beautiful Gers or Gascony Landscape

Most beautiful Villages of France

5 villages in Gers / Gascony have won the award “Plus beau village de France”. These are Fourcès, Larressingle, Lavardens, Montréal and Sarrant. This is awarded to beautiful French villages with less than 2,000 inhabitants. They also have rich natural beauty and several heritage buildings, including at least 2 listed buildings. These villages must have an active policy to increase awareness & further develop their local heritage.

Most beautiful detours in France

Lectoure in the Gers / Gascony has won the award “Plus beau détour de France”, which is awarded tomedium-sized French towns (population between 2,000 to 20,000) which are off the beaten track, away from the major roads and possess all-year-round tourism facilities. They must also have several heritage buildings and an interesting surroundings.

All these locations are within close & reasonable travelling distance to our beautiful French Gite and its stunning pool! If you want to find out more don’t hesitate to contact us.

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