|Simply relaxing in the calme of the countryside
and savouring Gascogny's cuisine
with a good glas of wine.
There are many things to discover in this wooded and hilly area including
many rivers and streams:
the traditional country markets with their extraordinairy offers of local
products like confit, foie gras, Armagnac, wine, marmelades and farmmade
goats and sheep cheese
excursions to castles, old mills, romain excavations, mediaeval villages,
cathedrals and historical places
nice bathing lakes and swimming pools, ancient thermal baths
many workshops and studios with handmade art objects
interesting towns like Toulouse, Pau, Luchon and the place of
pilgrimage of Lourdes
excursions by boat on the Canal du Midi
excursions to Spain a short drive away (45 min.)
or to the Atlantic ocean (2 h by car)
Many different and interesting leisure activities await you.
In the surrounding area:
walking, cycling, tennis, golf, riding, fishing, climbing, paragliding,
kayak and canoe trips
In the Pyrenees (about 30 -60 min. by car):
mountain climbing / walking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayak, rafting,
hydrospeed, caving and potholing, the observatory of the Pic du Midi
Enjoy the wonderful nature of the Pyrenees with their mountain lakes,
waterfalls and national parcs.
In winter you will find attractive skiing possibilities
in 50-80 km distance.