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Lovely tower detail, Chateau du Busca Maniban
Geraniums at the Chateau de Cassaigne
Cherries from the little orchard
Abbaye de Flaran - knotty goings on
Lazing around is catching here!
Au Chicot front hall
Au Chicot bedroom 4 - pretty upstairs twin/double
The salon, a place to relax and be at home
Front hall, and its rustic staircase
Grumpy resident of Auvillar, Tarn-et-Garonne
Museum detail, Château de Nérac


Some useful resources and links

Here are some useful resources and links to help you get there, and enjoy your stay once you arrive. All links open in a new window

Airlines and flight portals:

Eurotunnel and Ferries:


Eurostar There is an excellent service using Eurostar (London St Pancras) to Lille, thence TGV to Agen



Car hire: available from all major cities and also from Agen train station. To ensure you get your rental car in France at the best possible price, a good starting point might be Auto Europe

Local Weather:

The Weather Channel Today's weather in Auch, and 10 day forecast

Worthy of a browse:

Superb photography of the four elements at work in Gascony!

Truffle Tree Unique adoption scheme with a French flavour

Our Armagnac producing neighbours
- for tours, tastings and purchases!

Château du Busca-Maniban A five minute walk from Au Chicot, the most important example of 17C architecture in Gascony

Château de Cassaigne This 13C Château became the country residence of the bishops of Condom. The pretty village can be seen from Au Chicot

Local wine information:

Good quality restaurants

La Table des Cordeliers In Condom

Les Trois Lys Also in Condom

Hôtel de Bastard In Lectoure

La Ferme de Flaran In Valence-sur-Baïse

Les Puits St Jacques In Pujaudran

Le Relais de la Hire in Francescas

For Regional Produce:


Walibi Aquitaine Huge water/theme park near Agen

Hot air balloon trips from lovely Lectoure

Space Experience Toulouse: a unique science museum where Earth and Universe are discovered through interactive exhibits

Medieval War Attraction Larressingle: find out how battles were fought in the Middle Ages

La Maison des Chameaux Camel farm and activity centre for all the family

Centre de Loisirs Aqualudiques

Le Vert en L'Air An adventure playground built in the trees; just south of Auch

Canoeing Website in French

Jazz in Marciac International jazz festival each August, and concerts throughout the year

Quad Concept Near Auch: paint-balling, quad-biking, buggy racing

Nogaro racing circuit

Golf Courses in Midi-Pyrénées  A summary of all local golf course information

Golf de Guinlet, your closest, (Éauze,) is a beautiful, wooded course

Golf Auch-Embats - the restaurant at this super golf course has an excellent reputation


Château Golf de Pallanne. An hour south, near Marciac; lovely 18 hole course set around a chateau with Pyrénées as a backdrop


OwnersDirect.co.uk See more details of our property.


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