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Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

The Vineyards of Southwestern France

Along the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela, the wines of the Southwest include around thirty appellations of world-renowned wines like Cahors, Gaillac, Fronton, Madiran, St Mont, Côtes de gascogne, Duras, Jurançon, Irouléguy, ect.. This area includes one of the largest ranges of wine in France.

Out & about

  • The new Cahors Malbec villa in Cahors
  • The tourism and wine centres in Gaillac, Madrian and Fronton
  • Great tourist sites in Midi-Pyrénées (Toulouse, Conques, Cahors, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Albi, Moissac, ect.)
  • Duras, Bonaguil, Nérac, Saint Jean Pied de Port, Eugénie-les-Bains, Pau, and more

A unique experience

Iter Vitis Route (External link)

Travel through the Gaillac wine region with an iPhone or iPod loaned by the tourist offices. Videos and audio commentaries are available in multiple languages.

"Vignobles & Découvertes" destinations

The national Vignobles & Découvertes label helps you to prepare your weekends and short breaks in the vineyards without any hassle thanks to carefully selected services.

  • Pays des Bastides et Vignoble du Gaillac

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