Self-Catering apartment in Villefranche d'Astarac, Nr. Auch, Occitanie, France - Rurally located, with many facilities, yet only 3 km from Simorre, a village with all amenities.
Mrs E Lowe
- english, french
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Special interest holidays:
The owners are both certified Initiateurs, licenced with the FFCT (Fédération Française de Cyclotourisme), both hold PSC1 (Premier Secours Civiques de Niveau 1) certificates, and work in conjunction with the mountain bike centre at Simorre, (3 km). They are always more than happy to accompany or guide you on your outing whatever your cycling experience may be. Mountain bikes and electric mountain bikes are available to hire along with mechanical assistance and workshop. Circuits, of which there is over 350 km, start from the door.
Guiding also available at Luchon and Argelès-Gazost.
Forty minutes from Auch (37 km), an hour from Toulouse (68km), just over an hour from Lourdes (92 km). There are regular train and bus services from Toulouse to Auch and to Gimont (36 km).
Simorre, 5 minutes (3 km), where you will find a 14th century church, a museum, two bakers, a butcher, an internet cafe/bar, a wine bar, a small supermarket, a newsagent, a hardware store, two hairdressers, a tourism office with free internet access, a post office, an estate agent, a pharmacy, a doctor, an ATM machine, a 24 hour petrol/diesel station, tennis courts and a mountain bike centre.
Masseube, 15 minutes, (13km) where there is a large 'Super U' supermarket. Supermarkets can also be found at L'Isle-en-Dodon and Boulogne-sur-Gesse.
Samatan, 25 minutes (21km) where the biggest foie gras market is held all year round every Monday.
There are local markets every day along with markets of special interests.
July - Festival of Afro-Cuban, Salsa and Latin Music at Vic-Fezensac.
August - Festival of Jazz at Marciac.
August - Festival of Astronomy.
Nearby leisure facilities of the lakes at Saramon, Samatan and Boulogne-sur-Gesse.
There is the opportunity to ride a cycle event, (randonnée), every Sunday morning, either road or mountain bike.