South France Campsites in Gers
Camping in the Gers, in the heart of Gascony
A genuine land of plenty, you’re bound to find your own particular recipe for happiness on a camping holiday in Gers. Set between the southern atlantic coast and the river Garonne with a pinch of Gascony and a hint of the Pyrenees on the horizon, it lies at the very heart of south-western France, the home of férias, of d’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers, of Armagnac, of bastide towns and their famous farmers’ markets. A campsite in Gers makes a great base for exploring the country lanes and gently undulating hills and valleys of this unique and colourful landscape.
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Try a campsite in the Gers for a genuinely rural holiday experience
One of the best ways to explore the gently rolling Gers landscape is to walk the beautiful country lanes that lead you up hill and down dale through the lovely wooded countryside so typical of the region. Whether you’re travelling by car, motorbike, bicycle or on foot, you won’t fail to be impressed by the meandering country roads that seem to exist in total harmony with nature.
You can marvel at the splendour of Auch cathedral or take a trip to the nearby city of Toulouse. Settled by a rich mix of nationalities over the years, the villages of the Gers are lively and their inhabitants friendly and welcoming. A cultural destination, too, you’ll find festivals dedicated to Latin American music in Vic-Fezensac, jazz in Marciac and bandas, traditional brass and percussion music, in Condom.
Campsites in the Gers and the Adour valley
Located in the south-western corner of the Gers, close to the Pyrenees, the Adour valley runs towards the forests of the Landes. A quiet, rural region of hills, valleys and plains criss-crossed by rivers, it makes an ideal camping destination in the south west of France. But the Gers also knows how to have fun and is home to any number of celebrations and festivities including ‘Landes’ bullfighting, the Jazz in Marciac festival and a whole host of village fêtes destined to enliven your camping holiday in the Gers.
Culinary excellence and tradition in the Gers.
Our campsites in the Gers also provide a great base for a wine-tasting holiday among the vineyards of Saint-Mont, Madiran and Pacherenc, some of the most renowned in Gascony. Meanwhile, the grapes grown in the Pays d’Armagnac produce wine, aperitifs and the famous Armagnac, a spirit that has been in production for seven centuries. The Gers is also famed for its cuisine and culinary products which include duck and goose in all their forms, foie gras, melons and Gascon pastis, all of which can be sampled on the premises of the many local producers and restaurants.
Camping in the Gers for all the family
A campsite in the Gers makes the ideal location for a family holiday in the country whether you come in your own tent, caravan or motor home or rent a chalet or mobile home. Set in the heart of South-Western France, the region – which gave rise to the story of d’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers – promises a warm welcome, fine food and wines and plenty of surprises. So come and visit the bastides, châteaux, windmills, dovecotes, picturesque villages and markets so typical of the Gascon countryside on a camping holiday in the Gers.