This is the heart of Gascony and its delicious local
produce is to be found everywhere: Armagnac, the wines of St
Mont and Madiran, foie gras, Pyrenean cheeses, the list
Hill top villages with churches from the 11th and 12th
centuries offer commanding views of the gently rolling
countryside, itself a visual feast. Orchids abound in
springtime and sunflowers embellish the summer months. Wild
boar, deer and a surprising variety of bird life are
frequently sighted.The famous pilgrim route to Compostella,
the Chemin de St Jacques passes close by.
International Jazz Festival Marciac and Winter Jazz weekends 10 minutes away.
There is a good choice of traditional family-run restaurants
that offer excellent country cuisine at very reasonable