Located in the heart of Gascony, enjoy hilly and green countryside, an extremely rich historical heritage and, of course, the department’s world-famous cuisine. Fill up with fois-gras and duck confit! It is a magnificent region to discover. Don’t hesitate any longer, on the way to the Gers by motorhome!
The Gers in a motorhome: Auch
Stroll through the medieval old town with its ochre and seductive stones and don’t miss the cathedral of Sainte-Marie. The latter majestically dominates the city, and whether you arrive at Auch from the East or the West, our eyes are inevitably drawn to this building!
The Episcopal City of Condom
The city of Condom is rich in heritage and history. Visit Saint-Pierre Cathedral, its cloister and its Armagnac Museum!
Romieu’s collegiate church
Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the building has a single nave church, with a cloister and two towers, one of which contains a secret passage. You will also pass by the walkway, the gardens and the octagonal tower to see, at the bend of the floors, the frescos of the sacristy.
The Artigue Bridge
Also classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is located between Larressingle and Beaumont-sur-l’Osse. The Artigue Bridge is one of the last Romanesque bridges built between the 12th and 13th centuries. It was built especially for the passage of pilgrims.
The Romanesque church of Mouchan
Located in the north of the Gers in the heart of Armagnac, the church of Mouchan is a jewel of Romanesque art. Not to be missed under any circumstances!
The old town of Marciac
A simple stroll through the old city is a true journey back in time! Marciac is also the Capital of Jazz thanks to its festival which takes place every year in July.
Valence-sur-Baïse, Larressingle, Fourcès, Montréal-du-Gers…
Immerse yourself in the heart of the history of the Southwest, in the footsteps of Les Mousquetaires. Travel back in time and visit the Abbey of Flaran, the fortified village of Larressingle, the bastides of Montreal of the Gers and Fourcès… Many historical monuments are to be visited: Gallo-Roman villa of Séviac, bastides of Valence sur Baïse and Montreal of the Gers, medieval village of Fourcès, museums and castles… Stroll in the most beautiful villages of France and flower villages!
The fortified city of Lectoure
A walk where history and panoramas will be at the rendezvous!
The Way of Santiago de Compostela
Hiking enthusiasts can take the green route between Condom and Mouchan. Hiking trails criss-cross the department.
World-renowned, you are sure to enjoy the region! Duck and goose foie gras, duck breast, duck confit… there is only the embarrassment of choice.
The Geoptimist was there!
Our friend the Geoptimist met Christine Labatut, a producer of foie gras and other specialities.
The Gers can be visited in all seasons because many people go there for its gastronomy and its historical heritage. There are necessarily more activities during the summer season such as the Marché aux Fleurs de Fources or the Festival de Jazz de Marciac.
Don’t forget to take the Park4night application with you to find the best areas and car parks for your camper van!
Prepare your itinerary.
As you have well understood, the Gers is a region extremely rich in heritage and history! The Gers by motorhome is a true journey back in time in the heart of a magnificent natural setting.
And if you don’t have the chance to own a vehicle, hurry up and rent one on our website!