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Montgiscard

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Montgiscard was founded by Alphonse de Poitiers in the XIIIth century. After the revolution in year VIII, it was the meeting strong hold location for the royalist insurrection. The village was built next to the Roqueville castle and used to be under its protection. Today, the castle is being restored and its park allows beautiful walks. Montgiscard used to be a pilgrimage town and one should visit the XVIth century church with its interesting paintings, its remarkable wall belfry and the cloister.

Don't miss on the beautiful XIXth century iron works at the terrace of the Café du Foirail.

The Hers river banks and the Canal du Midi are the places to apreciate peace and calm.

  • Market days : every sunday morning
  • Mooring base with water
  • Happenings : festival on the second sunday in september

Close by Restaurants:
- In Donneville, the Enclos
- Between Donneville and Montgiscard, the Escarbille
- In Montgiscard, the Pizzeria de l'écluse.