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Compostela - Lectoure to Aire sur l'Adour - Stage 5 Aquitaine

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Compostela - Lectoure to Aire sur l'Adour - Stage 5

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Compostela - Lectoure to Aire sur l'Adour - Stage 5

The landscape on this section is wide and open with views that stretch far ahead to your destination. Enjoy a detour to Eglise-hospital Sainte-Christie, for its peace and tranquillity.

What's Included

  • 6 days walking
  • 7 nights half board
  • Luggage transfers between hotels

Starting Days

You can choose to begin this holiday on any day of the week.

Itinerary & Hotels

  • 1

    Arrival Lectoure day 1

    Summary

    Lectoure is one of the oldest towns in the Gers. Visit the Cathedral of Saint Gervais and Protais.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior with pool area

    Hotel de BastardLectoure

    Situated in the heart of Gascony in the south west of France.  Access to the bedrooms is by a beautiful chestnut staircase, the rooms are well equipped and tastefully decorated for a comfortable stay.

    Facilities

    • TV
    • Telephone
    • Shower and bath
    • Hairdryer
    • Continental breakfast

    Board

    Cuisine

    Sample Menu

    Entrée                             

    • Raviole de Champignons au Foie Gras Poêlé                                                           
    • Gigotins de Grenouille Rissolés et Artichaut, Jus Lié à l'Ail                                 
    • Foie Gras de Canard mi-cuit, Brioche Pomme-Poire, Safran de Lectoure rème de Potiron et Copeaux de Foie Gras

    Plat

    • Foie Gras de Canard Poché, Caramel d'Estragon                
    • Dos de Lieu Noir Rôti, Purée de Coco, Rutabaga
    • Parmentier de Confit de Canard (Purée de Pommes de Terre et Cèleri)
    • Ris de Veau Doré au Sautoir, Risotto aux Copeaux de Truffes Blanches et Parmesan   

    Dessert

    • Noix de Coco, Ananas Poché, Ecume Piña Colada                                                
    • Brownie, Mousse Chocolat Noisette, Glace Chocolat Cardamome                    
    • Soufflé aux Pruneaux et à l’Armagnac                                                                   
    • Biscuit Noisette, Gelée et Mousse Pomme Verte, Macaron Caramel  
  • 2

    Lectoure to La Romieu day 2

    Summary

    Follow wide grassy tracks and unsurfaced roads into La Romieu. The village takes its name from the romieux (pilgrims) on their way to Santiago.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior

    La Domaine de PellecahusLa Romieu

    La Domaine de Pellecahus is beautifully sited in the hilly landscape of the Gers, set in 26 acres of woodland, with 16 acres of woods, meadowland and a private fishing lake. It is close to the tiny historic village of La Romieu, with its enchanting Abbey Romieu and atmospheric buildings. There are 5 charming cottages, fully equipped, with pleasant views of the surrounding countryside. This site is remarkable in more ways than one, first by the quality of services provided , but also by the natural beauty of its landscape.

    Facilities

    • Swimming pool
    • Fully stocked fishing lake

    Board

    Cuisine

    Restaurant Le Cardinal

    This charming local restaurant specialises in local delicacies accompanied by a good selection of local wine.

    12 mi
    (19 km)

  • 3

    La Romieu to Condom day 3

    Summary

    The landscape now is very open and you can often see far ahead to your destination. Finish in the Gascony town of Condom, the centre of the Armagnac industry.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior with foliage

    Hotel Continental - CondomCondom

    The Hotel Continental is located in the heart of the Armagnac region, in the historic cathedral city of Condom. This charming hotel features a bar, restaurant, terrace and free access to WiFi throughout the hotel. All rooms are en suite, air-conditioned and soundproofed, guaranteeing a peaceful and relaxing stay.

    Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Hotel beautician
    • Free private parking
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace
    • En suite rooms
    • Air-conditioning

    Board

    Cuisine

    Les Jardins de la Baïse offers a selection of locally produced and traditional French cuisine with the choice of dining in the main restaurant or on the terrace. 

    Sample Menu

    Entrees

    Le Croustillant de Camembert Fondant, Amandes, Pistaches et Confit de Sauternes

    La Terrine Campagnarde, Cœurs et Gésiers de Canard 

    Le Filet de Saumon Mariné à l'Aneth


    Plats


    La Pièce Choisie de Cerf Sauvage, Ecrasé de Pomme de Terre aux Marrons, Jus Acidulé de Griottes

    Le Dos de Thon Façon «Rossini», son Escalope de Foie de Lotte, Sauce Marchand de Vin

    Les Noix de Saint Jacques Juste Snackés, Risotto aux Trompettesdes Morts

     

    Dessert

    Le Sablé Croustillant au Chocolat Fin et Praliné

    L'Aumonière aux Pommes Caramélisées, Parfum d'Armagnac

    Le Cœur Coulant au Chocolat Noir 

    10 mi
    (16 km)

  • 4

    Condom to Montréal du day 4

    Summary

    Head along green lanes to the tiny fortified town of Larresignle. Pause at the Pont d’Artigues, with its five arches spanning the Osse.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior

    Chambres d’hôtes - Le CoulouméMontréal du Gers

    This very pleasant hotel has been run by the Lussagne family for five generations and is set in the heart of Armagnac, surrounded by vineyards and just 1km from Montréal. All rooms have a warm and charming ambience, all equipped with en suite bathrooms and individually decorated.

    Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Armagnac tasting 
    • Puppet shows

    Board

    Cuisine

    The pleasant restaurant is well known for using local produce and poultry which has been grown and reared in the grounds, including armagnac which has been aged in barrels over several decades.

    10 mi
    (16 km)

  • 5

    Montréal du Gers to Eauze day 5

    Summary

    Start in shade on an old railway line and continue along grassy tracks with a view of the 13th century guard tower at Lamothe.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior

    Hotel TrianaEauze

    Hotel Triana is a delightful hotel set in the centre of the attractive village of Eauze. The hotel has retained its charm and features 13 comfortable en suite rooms all with access to WiFi. 

    Facilities

    • Restaurant 
    • Bar 
    • WiFi

    Board

    Cuisine

    This charming restaurant offers a variety of menus and provides a selection of locally produced and traditional French cuisine.

    Sample Menu

    Entrees

    Petite salade du moment

    Chiffonnade de jambon du pays

    Salade gersoise

    Assiette de saumon fumé

    Salade du chef

    Plats

    Escalope de foie chaud aux pommes

    Assiette de foie gras de canard

    Trio de poissons à la persillade

    Brochettes de magret aux pruneaux

    Pièce de boeuf grillée

    Ris de veau financiere

    Dessert

    Croustade à l’Armagnac ou Coupe nostalgie

    Duel gascon ou Creme brulée

    11 mi
    (17 km)

  • 6

    Eauze to Nogaro day 6

    Summary

    Pass through Manciet with its rural bullring for cattle races. It’s worth the detour to Eglise-hopital Sainte-Christie, for the church’s silence and simplicity.

    Hotel
    • Outside seating area with pool

    Hotel SolencaNogaro

    Hotel Solenca is sited in the charming Gers town of Nogaro. With the Pyrenees forming a backdrop to the town, Nogaro is surrounded by peaceful countryside, woodlands and farmlands. This recently modernised hotel offers 45 rooms, all soundproofed and featuring king sized beds, ensuring comfort and relaxation during your stay.

    Facilities

    • Outdoor pool 
    • Tennis
    • Bowling
    • Cycling
    • Gym
    • Sauna
    • Free WiFi
    • Secure private parking

    Board

    Cuisine

    This modern restaurant offers a selection of fine local cuisine and a wide varity of regional wines to enjoy during your stay. 

    Sample Menu

    Entrees

    Aiguillette de saumon aux airelles, râpée de radis noir, crème aigre douce

    Salade Gasconne (gésiers, magret séché, jambon de Pays)

    Plats

    Tartine à la ventrèche, pommes et oignons confits gratinés au cantal rémoulade de céleri et pommes vertes 

    Sauté de cerf mariné au vin et aux épices, sauce salmis déglacé à l'Armagnac

    Dessert

    Soufflé glacé au Miel et aux Amandes, 

    Croustade Gersoise aux pommes et à l’Armagnac,  glace aux pruneaux

    13 mi
    (20 km)

  • 7

    Nogaro to Aire sur l’Adour day 7

    Summary

    Walk to Lanne-Soubrian and on to Aire sur l’Adour. See the cathedral and the Eglise Ste Quitterie, built on the site of a Benedictine monastery.

    Hotel
    • Hotel exterior

    Hotel Le Relais des LandesAire sur Adour

    This rustic, traditional hotel is located close to the River Adour and just 200m from the village centre of Aire sur Adour. All bedrooms offer lots of character and are en suite, featuring air-conditioning and free WiFi.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Safe available in reception 
    • Private parking
    • Swimming pool

    Board

    Cuisine

    A small, colourful dining area provides a pleasant setting for an enjoyable meal.

    19 mi
    (31 km)

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  • From£855per person

  • Outward Depart St Pancras International station, change stations in Paris and trains in Agen arrive Lectoure afternoon. Hotel is close to the station

    Return Depart Aire sur l’Adour, change trains in Tarbes and Toulouse change stations in Paris arrive St Pancras late evening.

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