Explore Gascony, France like a Local
Gascony, a hidden gem of France, beckons to the Francophile seeking an immersive experience in authentic French culture. Here, rich Gascony cuisine, celebrated for its foie gras and delectable fresh fruits, combines with charming medieval villages, including the birthplace of D’Artagnan, and breathtaking landscapes.
Gascony is the heart of one of the most rural regions in France, with Gers at its core, making it a sanctuary for travelers who savor ‘slow travel.’ This off-the-beaten-path destination unveils an intimate portrait of French rural life, replete with year-round convivial farmers’ markets, offering a taste of enchanting authenticity.
Visit Gascony with Ariane Daguin: Your Passionate Guide to Her Native Region
Escape your daily routine, unwind, and embark on an authentic journey through Gascony, a region steeped in thousand-year-old traditions. Guiding you is Ariane Daguin, the renowned founder of D’Artagnan foods, and a culinary celebrity deeply rooted in this region. Delve deep into the heart of Gascony, where you’ll savor the gastronomic and oenological delights that define this enchanting destination.
Ariane, a passionate Gascon native, will be your trusted companion as you discover the essence of Gascony through:
- Cultural exploration
- Gourmet culinary experiences
- Hands-on cooking classes
- Private visits to local artisans
- Winery tours
- VIP wine and Armagnac tastings
- Visits to specialty workshops and historic villages
Join us for an unforgettable adventure, where every moment is an opportunity to savor the best of Gascony.
“I loved everything about this trip – Toulouse, Auch, the meals, the wines and Armagnac, visiting all the farms, the convent, the Armagnac gala, and even the rugby celebration!”
Unique Culinary Voyage to Gascony with Ariane Daguin: Tour Highlights
This tour caters to French culinary culture enthusiasts seeking hands-on experiences.
- A visit to a foie gras market, where you’ll select your duck for preparing pâté, confit, duck breast, and canned foie gras to take home
- Leisurely strolls through charming medieval villages
- Exploring the birthplace of D’Artagnan
- Venturing to Marciac, hailed as the jazz capital of France
- Visiting traditional farms
- Savoring a delectable lunch at a picturesque abbey, graciously served by the resident nuns.
"I loved everything about this trip!"
I loved everything about this trip – Toulouse, Auch, the meals, the wines and Armagnac, visiting all the farms, the convent, the Armagnac gala, and even the rugby celebration!
"It was truly a unique and memorable experience."
What a wonderful trip! Thank you for all your hard work, it was truly a unique and memorable experience.
How fortunate we were to meet and spend time with Ariane, who is so dynamic, inclusive, generous, and knowledgeable, brilliant! Truly the trip of a lifetime.
"It was a treasure of new experiences..."
It was such a treasure of new experiences, filled with surprises and superb meals.