Montégut

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownMontégut
Insee code32282
Postcode32550
Latitude43.6515240
Longitude0.6455130
AltitudeFrom 135 to 257 meters
Surface11.42 km²
Population616 inhabitants
Density53 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townAuch (at 7.2 km, 12 min)Leboulin at 2.3 km
DepartmentGersLahitte at 2.9 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located at the gates of Auch, Montégut is a village perched around an imposing castle. This provision places which earned him his name, it would be awarded since the Roman period or Gallo-Roman (Monte Accuto). In Gascon and Occitan language we find also: Mount Agut.

The village had to be fortified in the Middle Ages, the gate current is the former site of the drawbridge. The oldest parts of the castle date from the 13th century as the most Gascon castles (built during the Hundred Years War). It was redesigned in the 15th and 16th centuries, when the Renaissance to make it more comfortable. The 3rd and final period of renewal is the 18th and 19th to give the present appearance of a rectangular house with two square towers and extensive terraces with balustrades all surrounded by a French garden. This building is private and not open to visitors.

Nearby, on the town is Castle Roquetaillade (nineteenth century) to cover a broad slate roof comprising of teams from the 18th century. Currently this building is a pediatric rehabilitation center that belongs to the Order of Malta. The chapel is Roquetaillade aspect novel inside you may notice a font ribbed column and an ancient statue of Saint Jacques 17th century. The town is crossed by the route of the road to Arles Saint-Jacques de Compostela classified World Heritage by UNESCO.

Since the trail crosses Roquetaillade remarkable landscapes where ocean climate and Mediterranean climate are competing for influence on the flora and fauna. Four miles away, perched on a perpendicular rock, the village is taking shape at the bend of the wood fairies including a former mill is also known (turn fairies).


SIGHTSEEING

Castle Montégut, even if he did not visit, is seeing its promontory.

The church and tower of fairies.

Take the Road to Santiago.

Chapel Roquetaillade.

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WEATHER

Saturday 2 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 18°C
Sunday 3 August
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Min. 15°C - Max. 20°C
Monday 4 August
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Min. 17°C - Max. 27°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Auch  
7.4
  SPECIAL OFFER
Auch
Welcome to the Campanile Auch city, situated in the Gers. The hotel welcomes you in a warm atmosphere and offers an interior with more contemporary lines. Sit indoors and enjoy the...
Located 2.7 km from Montégut22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Table d'Oste  
9.2
Auch
The restaurant offers La Table d'Oste discover Gascon specialties around the farm products. Chef Patrick Bonnans applies to concoct creative cuisine. A pleasant, ideal for meals with...
Located 4.8 km from Montégut32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Neuvième  
8.7
Auch
CENTRAL - A stopover in Auch? It is in the historic center of the city that Le Neuvième restaurant sets the scene: pleasant with high ceilings, central cellar window, conservatory and...
Located 5 km from Montégut25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLarrouquet    
9.7
Escorneboeuf
Catherine and Alain welcome you in a typical house Gers, we stand at the gates of Biscay a few km from Gimont, 25 km from the city of Auch. Le peace and quiet is to go.
Located 21 km from MontégutFrom 60 € to 75 € the double room 
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 28 km from Montégut58 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes 'au chien bleu'  
Lombez
Beautiful house with dovecote 18th century. Sylvie and José open their doors and offer three beautiful, tastefully decorated rooms. Each with a tree name up in the park of 3ha.
Located 30 km from MontégutFrom 65 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 13 personsDomaine En Laurenc 5p & 8p =13 total
Castelnau-Barbarens
New for 2013: indoor tenniscourt at the spot. 'En Laurenc' is our farm in the South of France where we have 2 gîtes (selfcatering guesthouses). There is one gîte for 4/5 persons and...
Located 9.4 km from MontégutFrom 1750 € to 2950 € per week 
Pavillon for 4 personsLa Taupinière du Gers, gîte de caractère  
9.6
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Moncorneil-Grazan
Lodging available in newly restored property for 2 or 4 people, in half-timbered house of 1740, located in picturesque gersoise countryside. Calm, cordial and homely place. Completely...
Located 22 km from MontégutFrom 290 € to 490 € per week 
Farm for 6 personsDomaine de daran  
8.8
Riguepeu
This former 16th century farmhouse, a hillside and in 17 acres of woodland and grassland, dominates the valley with the Pyrenees in the background panorama. Every stone and restored...
Located 24 km from MontégutFrom 390 € to 1080 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
20 places over 2 haCamping Aux Mêmes    
9.6
Bellegarde
Near the tiny village of Bellegarde in Gascony just south of the Dordogne is this typical Gascogne farm with small family run 3 star campsite having views of the Pyrenees and surrounding...
Located 25 km from Montégut22 € per day 
130 places over 10 haFlower Camping Lac de Thoux St-Cricq    
8.3
Thoux
Holidays for all the family in the Gers countryside, 35 km from Toulouse and Auch. A 3-star camping site next to a 70-hectare lake with plenty of fish. The leisure park features a sandy...
Located 29 km from MontégutFrom 16 € to 26 € per day 

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HOTELS

Campanile Hotel Auch - Hotel in MontégutCampanile Hotel Auch     
7.3
Auch
The Campanile Hotel Auch is situated 3 km from the city centre and features low-cost accommodation near the industrial park in northern Auch. Free Wi-Fi access and a TV are provided...
Located 1.5 km from MontégutRoom from 58 €
Logis Hotel Le Domaine de Baulieu - Hotel in MontégutLogis Hotel Le Domaine de Baulieu     
8.6
Auch
Situated in Auch, in the Gascogne region, this former farmhouse is set in the heart of the French countryside. It offers a heated, outdoor swimming pool and free access to a relaxation...
Located 2.2 km from MontégutRoom from 71 €
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Auch
Located a 10-minute drive from the centre of Auch, ibis auch is a hotel offering a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a terrace. Other facilities include luggage storage and free Wi-Fi access....
Located 4.1 km from MontégutRoom from 59 €

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Campanile Hotel Auch
The Campanile Hotel Auch is situated 3 km from the city centre and features low-cost accommodation near the industrial park in northern Auch. Free Wi-Fi...
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