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THE TUSCANY OF FRANCE

"I fell in love with the wheat and the sunflower fields, the hillside vineyards, the old villages, the majestic castles. Gascony, with its untouched landscape, is a little jewel. Here the Slow Life comes naturally."

Gascony, where the Gers is located, is a region where the country French heritage has been beautifully preserved. Off the beaten track — no highway crosses the region — it is protected from urban development and passionately defends its rural environment. The Map

"The land of a 1000 castles" is not only a haven of culture, but also a bastion of French art de vivre and traditions that are not merely alive, but thriving. It is known for its beautiful produce, authentic food, and its unique gastronomy.

"Gascony: France's New foodie Destination" (Condé Nast Traveler- July 2013)

THE PEOPLE OF GASCONY

The people here are genuine, generous, and fun loving. They epitomize the expression, "eat, drink, and be merry." They have been practicing the Slow Life for centuries. Their philosophy of life, as demonstrated by the most famous Gascon of all time, D'Artagnan, is based on freedom, independence, and an appetite for good times.

An interesting fact — Gascony, land of bountiful food and wines, is the region in France where people live to the oldest age.