Lectoure

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TownLectoure
Insee code32208
Postcode32700
Latitude43.9336040
Longitude0.6236210
AltitudeFrom 68 to 223 meters
Surface84.93 km²
Population4202 inhabitants
Density49 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsCastéra-Lectourois at 4.8 km
Chief townAuch (at 36 km, 41 min)Saint-Avit-Frandat at 5.4 km
DepartmentGersLagarde at 6.4 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Spa town, medieval city and capital of Gascony melon, Lectoure has a rich heritage plural and singular.

Stop on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela, this historic town is perched on a rocky outcrop surrounded by 3.2 miles of ramparts overlooking the valley of the Gers.

From architectural point of view, Lectoure is a gem because it retains many buildings that testify to its history. The main street of the city is lined with homes and mansions built between the 17th and 19th centuries.

In addition, the city has nine buildings protected as historical monuments and 30 houses of the Middle Ages inventoried.

Medieval certainly Lectoure is also a dynamic city, punctuated by many events throughout the year, such as the Fireworks Festival, the Melon Fest Exhibition and Fair of Saint-Martin.

The capital of the Counts of Armagnac is also famous for its production of melons as well as garlic Lomagne and its great wineries.


SIGHTSEEING

The historic city.

Saint -Gervais cathedral.

The factory - built hospital from 1759 to 1812 closed its doors in 2013.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Lectoure
Leisure centresArchaeological Museum of Lectoure,   Garden of the Marronniers
MonumentsBishop’s Palace of Lectoure,   Castle of the Comtes d'Armagnac,   Cathedral Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais,   Fountain of Diane,   Tower of Albinhac,   Tower of the Bourreau

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Every last weekend of August: Fireworks Festival.

All November: Fair of Saint Martin.

Every Monday night in July and August: Night Market.

PHOTOS

View Lectoure from Saint- Gervais CathedralView Lectoure from Saint- Gervais Cathedral
 
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Old Hospital LectoureOld Hospital Lectoure
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Min. 4°C - Max. 17°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 24°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantBastard
Lectoure
Located on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela, the hotel-restaurant welcomes you in a Bastard charming building dating from the 18th century. The owners offer a culinary walk. Jean-Luc...
Located in Lectoure37 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Marquisette    
9.7
Avezan
Charm and authenticity you expect Avezan, near Saint-Clar, Fleurance and Lectoure, where Nicole and Jean-Louis will welcome you warmly. Their elegant guest house is surrounded by a...
Located 15.1 km from Lectoure58 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Treille    
9.8
Ligardes
Located just outside the small village of Ligardes 14 kilometers north of Condom, 'The Lattice' opens its doors for a stopover in a landscape with airs of Tuscany. Old farm restored...
Located 16.7 km from LectoureFrom 55 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Hour    
9
Béraut
Hamlet of 4 ha dedicated to the reception of guests. 5 guest rooms by the owners with objects and recycled materials. Shared kitchen available. Located in the heart of a trusted Midi...
Located 16.9 km from Lectoure57 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGranny's house  
8.2
Lectoure
Quaint and cozy old house on two floors in the center of Lectoure. Lounge dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, terrace on the Pyrenees, large playroom. (Ping pong). Ideal for enjoying...
Located in LectoureFrom 300 € to 390 € per week 
House for 9 personsLa Tour des Clés   NEW
Castelnau-d'Arbieu
House with tower in a fortified village, in the heart of Lomagne, 400 m² garden and countryside views. Quiet. Completely renovated: kitchen, 2 bathrooms and wc, large living room, 5...
Located 8.5 km from LectoureFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 
House for 11 personsGracioza  
9.1
Marmont-Pachas
Be the first to discover this pretty stone house !!! we will be happy to welcome you for a pleasant stay. Southwest: the heart of the Lot et Garonne, on the edge of the Gers department,...
Located 17.1 km from LectoureFrom 700 € to 1400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 20 haCamping Saint-Louis***    
8
Lamontjoie
Nora and Francis are pleased to welcome you for a day, a weekend or a holiday camping holiday Lamontjoie St. Louis (47), typical country house country Albret in Gascony. Our campsite,...
Located 18 km from Lectoure14 € per day 
40 places over 3,2 haCamping le Mouliat    
8.4
Moncrabeau
Quiet family camping 40 major locations on 3.2ha. Along the river navigable, the snack bar is open 7/7. Rental mobile home, bungalow-canvas or caravan. Location for Tent, Caravan or...
Located 23 km from LectoureFrom 10.30 € to 15.45 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Lous Grits - Hotel in LectoureHotel Lous Grits     
8.2
Marsolan
Located in the heart of south-western France, halfway between Bordeaux and Toulouse, the Hotel Lous Grits offers luxury and elegance in a charming village in French Toscane. The beautiful...
Located 6.7 km from LectoureRoom from 235 €
Le Fleurance - Hotel in LectoureLe Fleurance    
7
Fleurance
Le Fleurance is located in the Gers area of France a 1-hour drive from Landes forest. It offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the...
Located 8.2 km from LectoureRoom from 61 €
Hôtel Le Relais - Hotel in LectoureHôtel Le Relais     
8.3
Fleurance
Located in the Gascony region, this 2-star hotel is 3.5 km from Fleurance Train Station. Free Wi-Fi access is provided in the air-conditioned guest rooms, and parking is free on site....
Located 10.5 km from LectoureRoom from 47 €

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Hotel Robinson
The Hotel Robinson is situated in Auch in a peaceful setting. It offers free internet access and free parking. Rooms are comfortable and fully equipped...
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Hotel Robinson
The Hotel Robinson is situated in Auch in a peaceful setting. It offers free internet access and free parking. Rooms are...
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