Fourcès

region: Midi-Pyrenäen
departement: Gers
municipality: Condom
postcode: 32 250
residents: 304

Francescas-Condom: 14 miles

Please find here a road map

the bastide Fourcès

A fortified Gascon village in the sunny South West of France
A picturesque fortified " round " village with its half-timbered houses forming a circle around the tree-shaded central green.
The village which has a Renaissance chateau, nestles in a loop of the river Auzoue.
Calm and serene, its renowned local gastronomy and the warm Gascon welcome make it an ideal place to stay.

Fourcès and the bell tower

***For your stay in Fources, we offer…

- The comfort of top-quality accommodation
- The pleasure of an ideal climate
- An authentic warm welcome

What to see in Fources ?

The medieval architecture : the half-timbered houses (oak beams and wattle and daub) and the arcades. The round shaded green at the heart of the village, a pleasure to stroll under the trees or to play pétanque (typical regional bowls game). The ancient Clock Tower (the old gateway to the village), a listed work leading to the rampart walk. The Stone Bridge across the river Auzoue with its two ogival arches. The Chateau, a beautiful XV° century construction with its defensive architecture, illuminated by huge Renaissance windows (today an Hôtel***Restaurant du Château).

the castle - today hotel and restaurant

In the village :
A grocery shop selling bread, newspapers and magazines, gas, tobacco, and many regional products.
Leisure pursuits: tennis, fishing, pétanque. During the spring and summer : numerous activities and festivities including " brocantes ", a book market , aperitif-concert and jazz recitals, without forgetting the renowned "marché aux fleurs" during the last week-end of April.

 

The Website of Fourcès in english : Fourcès

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