Pretty "bastide", a fortified city built during the 13th century, MIRANDE, nestling deep in the green hills of Gascony, has become the very seductive town of the Southern Gers, the place to go when you like good living, beautiful countryside, lively towns and several hundred years of history.
So, just stop and walk around MIRANDE´s perfect orthogonal plan and from the cathedral, trough colourful streets into the coolness of medieval arcades, you will savour the past.
History and the paradise of the green stuff and place
An original 15th century cathedral, masterpiece of meridional gothic style, looks over the town, its stately triumphal arch spanning the street. Gaze to the traditional wooden beamed houses, the towers, the remains of the fortifications, and visit the magnificent museum of Fine Arts.
Need to relax?
You will find a large choice of leisure activities: here you can swim, go for a walk, ride a horse, a bike, meet friendly players of bowls or skittles, etc...
You choose what you prefere!
In Gascony, you will discover our art of living in a genuine country where people enjoy good food and take care of their traditions, They will tell you how much more healthier and tastier life can be!
Isn´t the cheerful monday market proof?
MIRANDE offers many opportunities to enjoy yourself. Can you resist the merry athmosphere of its traditional feasts, folk dances, concerts, plays, or of the famous international country music festival which attracts thousands of people during several days in July?