Exploring Madiran

  • The Madiran vineyards and the Adour valley
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A little bit of heaven.. the bucolic setting of Madiran and the Adour valley


A little bread, a little wine and all is fine! Between the Gers and the Madiran this a gourmet break in an area where the living is easy. The programme: independent walks and cycle rides, a visit to one of the Madiran vineyards, meeting the enthusiastic winemakers, whose accent is as colourful as their wines. A bucolic ambience to be enjoyed 'sans moderation'.

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From 89 € /person Based on 2 persons sharing

  • 3 days/2 nights in a 'Art et Vivre' chambre d'hotes, B & B
  • Route guides for independent exploration on foot or bicycle
  • Bikes provided free
  • Visit to a winemaker and wine tasting

Contact Nathalie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

By mail By phone 33 (0)5 62 56 70 00

The strengths

  • Loan of bicycles
  • Free route guides to explore the area
  • Way-marked routes through the vines
  • A spa in your garden

Whether you choose to explore on foot or by bicycle, you will adore the lovely way-marked trails through the vineyards... where you will meet the passionate winemakers and taste their excellent Madiran and Pacherenc de Vic-Bilh wines...

Chambre d'hotes in the country

This charming bourgeois house is located amongst the vineyards of Madiran and the Adour valley. It has the Art de Vivre label and is an invitation to sublime relaxation... Once you have crossed the trellis-lined front porch you will discover the various living areas, each decorated with great taste, all elegant and warm. The coloured lime plaster on the walls, the waxed woods and terracotta tiles all reflect the style of the ancient houses of the Adour valley. The exterior also is decorated in this same style. Relaxing in a chaise longue beneath the cherry tree, you will appreciate the tranquility of the setting. Chambre d'hotes which are awarded the Art et Vivre label are unique properties whose character is representative of the local cultural, agricultural and historical traditions. They are the expression of a particular identity, a particular land, and a know-how in terms of construction and decoration.

Your chambre d'hotes:

Has three different bedrooms, a kitchen, a lounge, a spa, an enclosed wooded garden, children's swings and parking.

Your two person 'Ivoire' room:

First floor room with double 160 cms bed and sofa bed
Bathroom, toilet.

The vineyards of Madiran, Val d'Adour

The reputation of the south west of France is for good living, a warm welcome and a taste for the finer things in life. The Adour valley particularly reflects this. Bordering on the Gers, with numerous vineyards and chateaux, bucolic rolling scenery, and many local festivals, it can be explored on foot, horseback, by bicycle, the many way-marked paths and trails are just perfect for discovering this lovely area.

You will adore

- Walks through the vineyards, tasting the Madiran and Pacherenc de Vic-Bilh wines
- The charming village of Madiran
- The Abbey of Saint Sever de Rustan on the Santiago de Compostella route
- A siesta under a tree, next to a stream, as you stroll along the trails of the Adour valley
- A escapade into the Gers

  • From 89 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons sharing

The price includes

2 nights in a 'Art et Vivre' chambre d'hotes, B & B - Route guides provided for independent exploration on foot or bicycle - Bikes provided free - Visit to a winemaker and wine tasting - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Lunches and drinks - Cancellation insurance - Local taxes.


All year

Music and the wines of Madiran:

A festival of music and Madiran wine tasting, the last two weeks of July. A festival blending sweet musical notes with robust Madiran wines.

The Madiran wine festival:

Each year on the 14th and 15th August, the winemakers of Madiran welcome you in the grounds of the Prieure in Madiran village. Get to know the wines of Madiran, taste them with professionals who will explain all about their production. The wine festival is also bandas, dinner concerts, entertainments. It is a festive and convivial event where everyone goes home happy.