3km to nearest village – Madiran – where there is a Boulangerie, Post Office, Wine Shop & Wine Centre, Restaurant, Bar, Tennis Courts, Sports Hall, Childrens’ Playground, Football and Volleyball Pitch.
5km to Lascazeres where there is a combined bar, epicerie and restaurant.
10km to nearest towns of Plaisance du Gers, Riscle & Maubourguet all with major facilities.
20km to Nogaro in the centre of the Armagnac region and the racetrack.
Tarbes (30km) & Pau (40km) are both administrative centres offering a wide variety of shopping, leisure facilities, arts, and historical centres.
Wine tasting, mini-golf, canoeing, fishing & horse riding are all available locally.
We list a few of the local fetes below, which we thoroughly recommend.
Easter – Nogoro motor racing annual event.
July – Plaisance du Gers Fete, including course landaise.
Late July Early August – Marciac – International Jazz festival 2 weeks of music, stalls with products & food from around the world.
14/15 August – Madiran Fete du Vin – where upto 40 local producers offer free tasting of their wines & foods. Music & meals available over a period of 4 days.
August – Maubourguet street fete, and night time artists fair, over 4 days including bull fighting, rugby tournaments & course landaise.
October – 4 x 4 off roading weekend
November – Portes ouvertes where many producers open their Chai or Chateau for tasting & purchasing prior to Christmas.
Pau – Horse racing and events throughout the year.