Road Trip in Gers with D’Artagnan, Foie Gras and Armagnac
On this 4 days road trip from Toulouse, you will visit and enjoy the really slow paced countryside of the area of Gers. It is the only department of France with no highway at all. It is the country of foie gras, duck magret and Armagnac, some delicious French specialties. You will also visit some nice typical architecture and Unesco heritage site, and some of the most beautiful villages of France. And you will also follow the footsteps of D'Artagnan, the most famous musketeer because that is where he was born.
- Do some slow tourism enjoying the countryside.
- Follow the footsteps of D'Artagnan.
- Enjoy the local gastronomy with duck and Armagnac.
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Day 185 km6 km
From Toulouse to Auch
On the first day of the route, you will start with the typical gastronomy of the region right away, the foie gras. It is a typical product from Gers, as well as many dishes with duck. In the afternoon, you will visit Auch, the main city of the department of Gers.
Day 293 km
Countryside and Beautiful Villages
On the second day, you will drive across the beautiful slow paced countryside of France and visit some of the most beautiful villages of France.
Day 361 km833 m
Condom and Armagnac
On the third day, you will discover the episcopal town of Condom with its Unesco Heritage Cathedral. And you will learn about the making of the famous local alcohol Armagnac, you will be able to taste it also.
Day 4144 km609 m
On the Footsteps of D’Artagnan
On the fourth day, you will go on the footsteps of the famous musketeer d'Artagnan, visit his native village and his castle. Then you will stop in very nice medieval villages on the way back to Toulouse.