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Welcome to Lot & Garonne and the Gers, two french departements in the heart of Pays d'Albret and the Gascony.
We hereby present you Francescas and his region, which will take you from the roman culture through the middle ages up to our modern century. All these cultures are represented here in the South West of France,
a perfect holliday trip through a timeless countryside.
Irrigated by the blue gold of the Baïse and the Garonne, Enriched by the gold of red vines of Buzet,
Brought to life by the green gold of pines and orchards, the country of Henry IV is a destination full of charm and brilliance.
At the heart of Aquitaine and South-west France, Baïse, a tributary of the Garonne, rolls through green hills of the southern departments of Lot-et-Garonne and Gers.
Long before the glory of the Renaissance and the future King Henry IV, antique villas, medieval villages and fortified towns sought the proximity of the river as a source of prosperity and leisure. Today, pleasure boating has replaced the barges and barges of the past, for a crossing of the historical, cultural and gastronomic paradise Gascon.
The Pays d'Albret (Occitan Gascon Labrit / Albret), in its modern incarnations, applies to the hillsides of Gascony, on the left bank of the Garonne River, corresponding to the southwestern departments of Gers and Lot-et-Garonne.
Culture is strongly developed on the perimeter with the presence of equipment for the development of a range of quality: the area of Albret Nérac, concert halls and Vianne, Barbaste, Mézin the theater, the "Margot" theater, the contemporary art gallery and library of Nérac and Mezin.
You will discover Foucès, one of the most beautifull villages of France, Lorroque-Engalin, romantic and floating in the air, you will visit the bastides as Francescas and Lasserre, the cathedrals and churches of Lialores, St. Cirice and Condom.
The services are organized around the central town of Nérac, but there are also developments throughout the country to meet the needs of populations and mobility problems they may encounter.
Do not miss the canal du midi or 'Le Canal des Deux Mers' (the canal of the two seas). One of the most famous canals in the world and a world heritage site which links the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.
We can decompose the region in the two coherent entity:
Queyran, centered to Casteljaloux between Bazadais and Garonne facing Marmande;
the country Coeur d'Albret and Nerac, center on the lower course of the Baïse;
The Brulhois more along the Garonne River to the east, to the Tarn-et-Garonne, also belonged to the duchy of Albret.
It was the same for Tenareze or Condom (mainly in the department of Gers) that is rather closer to the Armagnac.
The Pays d'Albret has developed its tourism with the development of its towns (bastide of Vianne, Nerac, Mezin, Bruch, etc..), the creation of hiking trails (pedestrian, cyclists), the development of holiday villages (Lislebonne has Mezin Relais Cap France has Barbaste) and the discovery of his heritage.
In agricultural matters, we find the main industrial groups of seed treatment, and other productions of quality (AOC Buzet, the Armagnac appellation Tenareze and melon of Gascogne).
Please find here the one click overview!
Our road map will take you around the region of Francescas.In order to enlarge the road map, please click on the magnify symbol and you will discover the useful details. Every thumbnail is clickable and will guide you through the villages, castles and bastides.
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