Take a tour of gastronomic Gascony and discover foodie paradise

Written by on February 13, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France

The Gers, the heartland of Gascony is wonderfully unspoilt. With its stunning countryside and picturesque ancient villages, it’s already an irresistible part of France. But, add to this that it’s a foodie paradise and you’ll know why Gascony is at the top of the bucket list for those who want to experience deliciously authentic France.

Foodie Paradise Gascony

You will absolutely fall for the field after field of golden yellow sunflowers that contrast with deep blue skies. The sight of ancient fortified villages that dot the landscape alongside glorious chateaux is something you’ll never forget. The friendliness of the locals will stay with you forever.

And, if you’re a foodie, then Gascony will make you want to return again and again because here, the local gastronomy is truly special. Famous for its hearty dishes, duck confit, garlic-laden stews, foie gras, Agen prunes, Armagnac and robust wines, tangy cheeses and salty ham, to know Gascony in all its glory requires a love of food

This is the land of plenty, the land of milk and honey. But this is also nourishment for the soul. To truly experience the best of this authentic part of France take a tour with a local who knows its gastonomic delights. From the best restaurants to the most fabulous markets, and wonderful little shops, you’ll elevate your visit to another level.

Gastronomic tour of Gascony

The locals say “there is no secret recipe for happiness except a good meal”. It’s a feeling shared by Sue Aran of French Country Adventures. An expat from the US, she has lived in the area for many years and runs foodie tours of the area. Sue’s one day, 2 days or longer food tours of Gascony take in the friendly and pictureque markets and with a different farmers’ market in a different village each day of the week there’s plenty of choice. You’ll get to enjoy the very best of rural, rustic cuisine, authentic bistrot style food where local seasonal produce is served with pride. Tastings, premium regional wines, lunches and dinners are organised so you get to discover the best of the region. 

Savour the scrumptious, rustic cuisine of each départment in Gascony, meet the restaurant owners, winery owners and farmers and get to know the gastronomic delights of this foodie corner of France.

Details at www.FrenchCountryAdventures.com

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