Aignan

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownAignan
Insee code32001
Postcode32290
Latitude43.6974120
Longitude0.0828910
AltitudeFrom 107 to 222 meters
Surface32.16 km²
Population849 inhabitants
Density26 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townAuch (at 52 km, 48 min)Sabazan at 3 km
DepartmentGersMargouët-Meymes at 3.6 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located in the Gers, Aignan Township is located in the heart of the vineyards of Armagnac and Côtes de Saint-Mont.

Aignan is located 50 km from Auch, 88 km from Lourdes, 130 km from Toulouse and 140 km from the ocean.

First capital of Armagnac, Aignan, founded around 620 and later in furnished country house, experienced periods of unrest. Looted and burned in 1355 by the Black Prince, Romanesque churches and the Saint-Saturnin de Lartigue, then the church of Gothic architecture in Fromentas Gascon remain.

The township is renowned for its gastronomy traditions of Gascony, its foie gras and duck his Armagnac, Floc and its wines.


SIGHTSEEING

Église Saint-Saturnin the south portal built in the 12th century with its top down checkered cornice supported by corbelets historiated and metopes. Then archivolt checkerboard dominant three concentric arcs. Tent on the left, four fabulous birds and on the right one, leaves at the top of volute, found there a kinship with works or Aragonese Navarra. The lantern tower and 35 meters high dome dominated by eight sided tile today, once tin, has two bells installed in 1825.

Fromentas church: 15th century church, located 3.2 km south-east of the village center of Aignan. The church dedicated to Saint-Jacques is considered representative of Gothic architecture in Gascony. With two equal naves, divided in the middle in the longitudinal direction by a porch of pillars and arch palm, she deserves the nickname "Jacobin de Gascogne". The Church of the Jacobins in Toulouse is indeed the most remarkable monument of this kind. The current tower, built outside against the western wall is posterior to the building (two bells). Outside, buttent robust buttresses on the walls and the thrust of the vault. The church contains an interesting furniture: a Crucifixion attributed to Smets, a statue of Saint-Jacques with pilgrim's staff, an altar and a tabernacle.

Many courses are available to everyone in the communal forest of 300 ha.

Base Lake Recreation Forest: Free swimming is supervised from 1 July to 31 August, most sports can indulge in the pleasures of tree climbing and cross the lake with a zip. The first fine days, the tavern Lake offers its services.

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Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Aignan

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

A market is held on the Place du Colonel Parisot Monday morning.

Local celebrations of the municipality of Aignan take place the weekend of Easter. The association organizes a Aignan Y Toros novillada not stitched on Sunday morning and a bullfight on Sunday afternoon. Monday association organizes a race Landes formal race.

The third weekend of March, the village associations organize "the night" Plaimont, organized in the framework of "Mont Saint Vineyards in celebration." Restaurants, bodegas tapas in several points of the village, free entertainment in the evening at the village hall.

Garage sale in June and August.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Castle-d'Armagnac Terms: Terms castle, there remains only the keep and the north facade. It now houses the Museum of Panache Gascon. The castle dates from approximately the late 13th century or early 14th century. The tower is 36 meters high.

Museum d'Artagnan since 1998, the municipality of Lupiac dedicated to D'Artagnan a museum located in the old chapel of St. Jacques, the same one that the uncle of the musketeer, Bertrand de Batz, had built in side of the hospital that served as refuge to pilgrims of St Jacques de Compostela.

PHOTOS

Aerial view of the town of AignanAerial view of the town of Aignan
 
The leisure of the forest and the lake tavernThe leisure of the forest and the lake tavern
Garage sale Place du Colonel ParisotGarage sale Place du Colonel Parisot
 
The Church of Saint-SaturninThe Church of Saint-Saturnin
The portal of the church Saint-SaturninThe portal of the church Saint-Saturnin
 
The Saint SaturninThe Saint Saturnin
The Church of FromentasThe Church of Fromentas
  

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WEATHER

Tuesday 21 October
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Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
Wednesday 22 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 20°C
Thursday 23 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantSolenca  
8.2
Nogaro
The peaceful atmosphere and pastel tones Solenca invite you. Eric Banaczuck here to create a Gascon cuisine that combines terroir and finesse. A la carte menu or the suggestions of...
Located 11.6 km from Aignan42 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge la Baquère  
9.1
Préneron
In the heart of the Gascon countryside, Auberge la Baquère invites you to a gourmet break in the peace and quiet of an old timbered barn full of charm. A table, let yourself be renewed...
Located 14.3 km from Aignan24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais du Bastidou
Beaumarchés
It is in an old Gascon farmhouse beautifully restored eighteenth Fabienne and Rene Thierry welcome you with ease. Here no frills but high quality products almost exclusively Gers: foie...
Located 15.2 km from Aignan31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsDomaine Sainte Barthe    
9.9
Aignan
Domaine Sainte Barthe offers three guest rooms and a cottage. The estate is located in the heart of Gascony, région of the fat faith, Armagnac and the wines of Saint-Mont, Madiran and...
Located in AignanFrom 57 € to 107 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsLe relais de la tour    
9.2
Termes-d'Armagnac
In Gers, this house offers a cottage and 5 guest rooms with terrace, park, pool, opposite the Tower of Terms of xiii century. Description and photos on our site.
Located 8.1 km from AignanFrom 67 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsLa Cour des Saligues    
9.1
Riscle
In a small village that lives at the rhythm of the bullfight and festivals around a private house of the nineteenth century mingling spirit antiques and design. Pool. The rooms are...
Located 14.1 km from AignanFrom 65 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsGîtes Margouet et Meymes  
9.6
Margouët-Meymes
Ideal for 2 families, 2 cottages with private pool and secure. Ideal way to share moments of conviviality while preserving the lifestyle and privacy. Discover the charm of Biscay and...
Located 2.8 km from AignanFrom 800 € to 1400 € per week 
House for 6 personsGites  
10
Belmont
2 cottages for rent new state can accommodate 6 people. Equipped kitchen and 90 160 beds terrace with garden furniture. Access to external wifi. Piscine. Large park. Barbecue and p...
Located 14.2 km from Aignan700 € per week 
House for 7 personsGite rural 32G500120  
9.8
Vic-Fezensac
Original architecture in a very quiet and very relaxing. Panoramic views of the beautiful countryside Gersoise. The covered terrace offers a particularly cool during summer evenings....
Located 14.5 km from AignanFrom 900 € to 1400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
93 places over 54 haLes lacs d'armagnac    
9.6
Bretagne-d'Armagnac
In the heart of Armagnac, at the edge of two lakes of 13 and 2 ha, are dotted with chalets and mobile homes for rental or owned by lucky owners can enjoy all year round. You can also...
Located 24 km from AignanFrom 21.50 € to 24.50 € per day 
104 places over 7 haFlower Les Lacs de Courtes    
8.1
Estang
For your holidays all year round destination Gers! Imagine a quiet, green countryside, between Bordeaux and Toulouse, where good humor and culinary traditions are strong. This is where...
Located 24 km from AignanFrom 10 € to 24.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel-Restaurant du Commerce - Hotel in AignanHôtel-Restaurant du Commerce     
7
Nogaro
Offering a restaurant serving traditional food and a bar, Hôtel-Restaurant du Commerce is a family-run hotel located in Nogaro. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Rooms here will provide...
Located 11.5 km from AignanRoom from 64 €
Logis Solenca - Hotel in AignanLogis Solenca     
8.1
Nogaro
Logis Solenca is located in Nogaro in the Gascogne. This 3-star hotel offers soundproofed rooms and free wired internet access in its business area. This Logis hotel is surrounded by...
Located 12.1 km from AignanRoom from 71 €
Logis Le Relais Du Bastidou - Hotel in AignanLogis Le Relais Du Bastidou     
7.9
Beaumarchés
The Relais du Bastidou provides a warm welcome in a peaceful countryside location in the Gers. It has an outdoor swimming pool and a gastronomic restaurant serving local specialities....
Located 14.7 km from AignanRoom from 75 €

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Logis Hôtel Les Comtes de Pardiac
Les Comtes De Pardiac hotel is located in the fortified village of Marciac in the heart of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It provides peaceful accommodation...
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Logis Hotel Le Domaine de Baulieu
Situated in Auch, in the Gascogne region, this former farmhouse is set in the heart of the French countryside. It offers...
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