Come and discover the cultural and historical heritage of Pamiers, sub-prefecture of Ariège and birthplace of the composer Gabriel Fauré. Continue your day in Mazères, a XNUMXth century bastide which served as the residence of Gaston Fébus, Count of Foix.
In the company of your guides, enjoy a journey through history, from the Neolithic to the present day
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1 - Guided tour of the city of Pamiers
Let yourself be told the great and the little story of Pamiers. Your guide will show you many monuments and works classified or listed as Historic Monuments, such as the Cathedral and its magnificent organ case, the canals that have surrounded the city since medieval times, the Notre-Dame du Camp church and its vertiginous crenellated facade as well as the beautiful houses of character of the old center.
12h00: Lunch at the restaurant '' La Bascule '' in Pamiers.
Marbled pork knuckle with aromatics on a mixed salad
Coco de Pamiers simmered my way with duck confit
Almond tart with pears and caramel coulis
Wine and Coffee
2 - Guided tour of the Hôtel d'Ardouin Museum in Mazères
This beautiful XNUMXth century Pastelier hotel, bordered by a Renaissance-style garden (medicinal plants, vegetables, topiaries) houses the Mazères museum where you will find a summary of History, from Antiquity to the present day. You will also discover a formidable Visigoth necropolis.
3 - Guided tour of the town of Mazères
In the company of your guide, discover all the testimonies of this XNUMXth century bastide, which was the favorite town of Gaston Fébus, Count of Foix. Pastel, flax and hemp productions have made Mazères one of the largest drapery centers in the Foix region.
4 - Snack and tasting
Snack and tasting of local products at the Tourist Office shop in Saverdun.
17 p.m .: end of your day.
Prices / Validity
Price of stay / person: 34 €
Rate of stay / person - 1 day (based on 10 participants minimum)
The price includes
- Guided tours of the towns of Pamiers and Mazères, of the Hôtel d'Ardouin museum, lunch with wine and coffee included. Free driver from 20 participants.
The price does not include
- Transportation, personal expenses, optional cancellation / travel insurance.