There are usually a variety of events ongoing, to name a few: Jazz Festival in Marciac during the first half of August, Salsa Tempo Latino Festival in Vic-Fezensac in late July, Country & Western in Mirande normally middle July, Rock Music, Wine Festivals, Horse Trails, Motor Racing, Bull Fighting, Cultural Events, Flea and Antique Markets, Fetes are especially numerous in the summer months.
There are markets in the area on all days except Sunday and Mondays, selling local and artisanal produce. We are in the duck region of France with all its’ culinary verities, foie gras, confit de canard, magret etc.
The property lies in the valley with breathtaking views of the High Pyrenees Mountain range to the South, only 1.5 hours by car to the center of the mountains with its variety of wildlife, walks and skiing or a visit to the Spanish city of San Sebastian just over 2 hours away to enjoy a day out by the sea and take in the street culture and Tapaz Bars, or Biarritz on the French border to Spain 20 minutes to the north of San Sebastian. . The possibilities are endless. This area is criss-crossed with pathways, tracks and chemins, giving access to fields, vineyards, streams, rivers, lakes, woods and forests. With plenty of wildlife you can often come across deer, boar, local coypu (a large river rodent similar to an otter), plenty of different bird varieties (this area is on one of the major migration routes). Whether you explore by car, foot or bicycle, play golf (nearby Golf Courses), fishing, microlite, enjoy a variety or restaurants - the prospects of enjoyment are limitless.
The region offers a host of possibilities only limited by your imagination. Sports of many varieties exist including fishing and salmon fishing, tennis, golf, shooting club, hunting, mountain biking, walking, canoeing, horse riding, microlite, potholing, canyoning etc.
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