Fun Things To Do
From the healthy variety of museums, stunning Chateau, Medieval Towns and Villages, to an array of local fetes and music events to wonderful restaurants serving up incredible local cuisine and local markets, ‘Brocantes’ laden with wares of yesteryear, the whole of the region provide virtually an endless selection of enlightening, entertaining and fascinating points of interest.
Major Not-to-Miss Attractions
L’Abbaye de Flaran: We recommend you visit L’Abbaye de Flaran, it is located between Condom and Valence sur Baise and is a Cistercian Abbey built in 1151. It is listed as one of the Gers ‘Historique Monuments’ and is also one of the best preserved in South West France. It is used for culturel activities and is still archaeologically of interest too.it is open to the Public all year round, excluding Christmas and the last two weeks of January Various activities and events are held throught the year.
Village Fortifié de Larresingle: Discover one of the most beautiful fortified villages of France, 10 minutes away from Condom.
Village de La Romieu: The village of la Romieu is also voted one of the most beautiful villages of France with the ‘Collegiale’ church a must see 10 minutes away from Condom.
Village de Fourcès: Another beautiful village of France, 20 minutes from Condom.
SUR L’EAU : Discover the area upon a boat.
Festival des Bandas à Condom the ‘Bandas Festival’ takes place in Condom every year, the 2nd weekend of May, it is the largest European meeting of Brass bands and drums! The festival goes on for three days, Friday there are concerts in the main stage, the entire town is taken over by the festival.
Tempo Latino The Tempo Latino Festival takes place in Vic Fezensac, the last weekend of July, the music is ‘Afro-Cubain and Latine’. It is amazing, with all people dancing in the streets, bands playing all over the town.
Jazz in Marciac The famous Jazz in Marciac takes place every year the first three weeks of August (1 hour drive from condom) Every year this summer music Festival gets bigger. Not only Jazz musicians, this festival boasts stars of rock and soul and various other music genres too. A three week event which includes dancing and music in the streets and the main square. Surrounded by bars and restaurants and stalls selling all manner of articles, lots of which are handmade. A vibrant and welcoming affair, it is great fun for all the family and people of all ages. The Historique town also has a beautiful lake with a boat restaurant “La Peniche” and a outdoor swimming pool.
ON BIKE: You can rent a bike and cycle along the voie verte, it is a lovely route from Condom to Eauze. You can rent bikes or Gascogne Bike Hire Delivery 20 km around de Condom for free, you can also rent child seats and trailers.
Activities for children: There is a lovely farm to visit for children La Ferme en Scène. Also a lovely family farm to visit Ferme Hustet. where you can buy homemade Confit de canard et foie gras. Another fun thing to do is this Bike on Rails!
Nogaro Race track Nogaro, dating back to 1060 AD is situated in the department of the Gers Occitanie. The race circuit trade of ” Paul Armaganc” hosts both motorbike race and the Coupe du monde motorbike race and the french super bike championship ‘FSBK’ Ideally located to this track is the town where the local armagnac distillery can be found as well as both Roman and Gothic churches. Several cafes and restaurants allows the local cuisine and drinks” apero “to be delighted in while experiencing and enjoying the “Gersoie” culture.