Charming town of Canton Morcenx, Garrosse sounding Iberian offers its best assets: calm and voluptuousness.
Take finally a contest rampeau (bowling traditional) arranged by season by the local association.
The suffix bones, Aquitaine, has here a meaning rental (location), and is contiguous to a Latin anthroponym Garus. We know that the Roman road known as Antoninus, the 3rd century AD, connecting Bordeaux to Spain passed nearby, the city-stage Coaequosa being located there. The church "Sanctus Martinus de Garrosse" appear on the map of churches in the diocese of Dax, in the 12th century (Liber Rubeus). The first document mentioning the town dates from 1274. "On March 7, Douce Dame The Fates, daughter of Sir John Parque sells at Duke King Edward of England, the" lump of Garrosse ", located at a place called the" castet "in a site of confluence for 4 pounds sterling and 10 March. Garrosse was at that time the seat of a small estate.
On Mouréou, formerly known as Bez black, was installed a mill which appears in deeds in 1738.
His barnyard and shady place and welcome you for a moment of relaxation in the summer. Discover the laundry and the fountain of Our Lady of Sorrows, whose sulphurous waters relieve rheumatism and quench their thirst at the most hot. The landscape is predominantly agricultural and forestry.
Visit a SNAIL FARMING (snails): explanation, tasting, but also entertainment at night during the summer.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Arengosse Château de Castillon style Louis XIII, one of the most famous of the Landes by his nobility, surrounded by a huge park and its French garden.
Arjuzanx: under the British occupation, Arjuzanx became the capital of the Barony of Brassenx where King Éouard 3rd in 1338 published his fors and customs of Brassenx. National Reserve, supervised swimming, guided tours.
Morcenx: the arenas of wood in 1930, his booth 1948, its architecture, inter-library ...
Lesperon: just minutes from beaches, offers an environment of calm and, with sports facilities.
Onesse-and-Laharie: located on a path of Saint Jacques de Compostela, 20 km of beaches in the heart of the forest.
In Ousse: 18th church towers abutting 13th, 2 fountains spent.
To Suzan: Chapel of St. John the Baptist (eleventh-twelfth centuries) magnificent murals of the 16th century.
Sindères: the miraculous fountain "Houn Magdeleune of" stone Sindères: Crucifixion on one side and the other St. Michael slaying the dragon.
Ygos-Saint-Saturnin: the ruins of the English castle, the fountain "Houn St. Cla" which were found 7 bronze axes exposed today in Saint-Germain-en-Laye - Wood Industry.
The Country Morcenais: As part of the Pays des Landes de Gascogne, Country Morcenais offers tours of discovery through its 9 municipalities, rides, activities and sites to visit:
Circuit educational sources "Travel over the sources" of the 9 municipalities of the canton (to drive).
Two circuits cyclo tourist theme of 105 km each: the washing and heritage.
Several cycling routes from 15 to 40 km in the Country Morcenais.
Chapel Suzan original Romanesque 13th century.
Arjuzanx Romanesque church whose vault of the apse dates from the 12th century.
14th-century church and bell tower classified Lesperon.
Gothic church and turret staircase hexagonal screw 15th century-and-Onesse Laharie.
Ygos Chapel of St. Saturnin.
Church Sindères and Bretêche relic of late 12th century.
Chateau de Castillon 17th century Arengosse (private property). Castle Ages 1863 Morcenx-burg (private).
Reserve National Hunting and Wildlife in Arjuzanx (+33 5.58.08.11.52). Guided tours, hikes supervised by guides to the National Hunting Reserve and Wildlife.
Marked hiking trails.
Walking in forests.
Walks around the lake Arjuzanx.
Hiking framed every Thursday morning "Jeudis Rando" during the summer.
Horseback Riding around Lake Arjuzanx (summer) and Ygos-Saint-Saturnin (the rest of the year).
"Feet on Earth," walk in a preserved area, the source of the river through the forest-and-Onesse Laharie.
Wonderful War Memorial by sculptor Henri Charlier in Onesse-and-Laharie.
Arena Morcenx wood dating from 1930.
Vestige of Breteche (priory) in Sindères.
The area of the Chapel, north of Ygos-Saint-Saturnin.