Surrounding Area Lasgraves is 3 kms from the village of Labastide d'Armagnac, a 13th century Gascon bastide. The centre piece of the village is the Place Royale. Elegant arcades surround the Place Royale, which, in the Summer months hosts many leisure and cultural activities such as antique, craft and artisan fairs, local produce markets, exhibitions or perhaps arranged with candlelit tables for various fetes with music and dancing. The Place Royale offers restaurants, an ice cream parlour and a creperie. Labastide d'Armagnac provides local shopping facilities, a boulangerie and chemist.
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Local Activities

Most sporting and leisure activities can be found locaally including: Golf Horse Riding Tennis Water Sports Fishing Other attractions include: Wine and Armagnac tasting Museums and exibitions Fetes and shows Exibitions and guided tours. There is a Tourist Office in Labastide who can provide details and bookings.
lASGRAVES HOLIDAY RENTAL PROPERTY IN GASCONY SOUTH WEST FRANCE Arcade Place Royale Labastide d'Armagnac Place Royale Labastide d'Armagnac Cote d'Argent Landes Fishing Harbour St Jean de Luz Church and Gardens Barbotan les Thermes Pays Basque

The local towns of St Justin, Villeneuve de Marsan, Cazaubon and Eauze provide their own

splash of local colour with markets, fetes and cultural activities.Close by, there are many

other facilities to enjoy including several excellent restaurants, museums, and tours.

Outdoor activities including horse riding, fishing, water skiing, canoeing, cycling, tennis,

walking and golf are all available locally.

Labastide d'Armagnac is also situated in the Bas Armaganc district and is home to some of

the best producers of the Internationally renowned A.O.C Gascon brandy, Armagnac.

Many of these producers offer tours, exhibitions and most certainly tasting, which is not

be missed.

Further afield, to the North lies Bordeaux with it's old town and renowned wine producing

area's of Medoc, St Emillion, Sauternes and Cognac to name but a few. To the West lies

the Cote d'Argent with miles of golden sand with safe patrolled pools or wild Atlantic

breakers for surfing. The coastal towns of Biarritz and St Jean de Luz offer elegant shops,

restaurants, boat tours, fishing trips. To the East lie the Midi Pyrenees with miles of rolling

countryside and market towns. To the South lie the Pyrenees, the Spanish border and the

Pays Basque providing spectacular scenery, mountain railways, restaurants all with a touch

of Spanish culture.Between all of these lies the pine clad countryside of Les Landes, most

of which is protected Natural Park status, offering walking, picnicking, museums and

preserved Gascon heritage sites.  

On a culinary note the local area is famous for: foie gras - (duck liver ), confit de canard -

( conserved duck ), maigret de canard - ( grilled duck breast ), poulet Landais - ( chicken

as chicken is supposed to be ), garbure - ( a rich, Gascon soup ), sanglier - ( wild boar ),

palombes - ( wild pigeons ), tourtieres - ( a light pastry dessert with prunes or apples and

Armagnac ), plus all the fruits, vegetables, crepes, patisserie etc you would expect from

such a gastronomic area of France. The Atlantic coast offers seafood lovers all the delights

of les fruits de mer, including lobster, langoustine, oysters, prawns together with a wide

variety of fresh fish.Local wines include Tursan, Madiran, Saint Mont, Chalosse with the

ever popular Bordeaux and St Emillion in evidence everywhere

lASGRAVES HOLIDAY RENTAL PROPERTY IN GASCONY SOUTH WEST FRANCE

Surrounding

Area

Lasgraves is 3 kms from the

village of Labastide d'Armagnac,

a 13th century Gascon bastide.

The centre piece of the village is

the Place Royale. Elegant

arcades surround the Place

Royale, which, in the Summer

months hosts many leisure and cultural activities such as antique, craft

and artisan fairs, local produce markets, exhibitions or perhaps arranged

with candlelit tables for various fetes with music and dancing. The Place

Royale offers restaurants, an ice cream parlour and a creperie. Labastide

d'Armagnac provides local shopping facilities, a boulangerie and chemist.

Place Royale Labstide d'Armagnac

The local towns of St Justin, Villeneuve de Marsan, Cazaubon and

Eauze provide their own splash of local colour with markets, fetes and

cultural activities. Close by, there are many other facilities to enjoy

including several excellent restaurants, museums, and tours. Outdoor

activities including horse riding, fishing, water skiing, canoeing, cycling,

tennis, walking and golf are all available locally.

Labastide d'Armagnac is also situated in the Bas

Armaganc district and is home to some of the

best producers of the Internationally renowned

A.O.C Gascon brandy, Armagnac. Many of these

producers offer tours, exhibitions and most

certainly tasting, which is not be missed.

Further afield, to the North lies Bordeaux with it's

old town and renowned wine producing area's of

Medoc, St Emillion, Sauternes and Cognac to

name but a few. To the West lies the Cote

d'Argent with miles of golden sand with safe

patrolled pools or wild Atlantic breakers for

surfing. The coastal towns of Biarritz and St Jean

de Luz offer elegant shops, restaurants, boat

tours, fishing trips.

To the East lie the Midi Pyrenees with miles of rolling countryside and

market towns. To the South lie the Pyrenees, the Spanish border and

the Pays Basque providing spectacular scenery, mountain railways,

restaurants all with a touch of Spanish culture. Between all of these lies

the pine clad countryside of Les Landes, most of which is protected

Natural Park status, offering walking, picnicking, museums and

preserved Gascon heritage sites. 

© Copyright - Grahame Shaw 2016
Cote d'Argent Fishing Harbour St Jean de Luz Church and gardens Barbotand Les Thermes Pays Basque Arcade Place Royale Labastide d'Armagnac