Here are four activities for the Christmas holidays in the Gers

Creative workshops, walks to discover Christmas cribs, screenings, mini fun fair, guided tour in the time of d’Artagnan in Auch: the Journal Toulousain has reserved a selection of activities for you to enjoy this last week of the Christmas holidays. in the Gers.

Christmas entertainment for children in Fleurance

Among the activities offered during holidays in the Gers, children will be able to make Christmas decorations CC Jill Wellington

The youngest are spoiled in Fleurance. Every afternoon from 2:30 p.m., a wonderful world awaits them in the hall and under the Eloi Castaing hall of the town. The low, many events and activities await themt. Among these: games, books, Christmas decorations and creative workshops. They can also take part in a fantastic car route from this Monday, December 26. But the entertainment doesn’t stop there.

Indeed, children will even have the chance to enjoy a mini carnival in Fleurance. They will be able to board rides of all kinds. And as having fun whets the appetite, Christmas delicacies will be offered to them. Named Recess Christmas, this event dedicated to children is free. He will remain in the town until Saturday, December 31. The youngest will thus have plenty to take care of in this last week of the school holidays.

Practical information: Récré Noël in Fleurance from 2:30 p.m. until Saturday 31 December. Free.

Screenings and delicacies in a cinema

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The cinema team has put the package aside activities for these Christmas holidays in the Gers (CC BY-SA Alexandre Chassignon / Flickr)

For the Christmas holidays, the team of Cine 32 in Auch has planned several activities to delight young and old. Screenings and moments of indulgence are notably on the program. This Tuesday, December 27, the cinema invites families to a free breakfast. This will be followed by a screening of the children’s film “Vive le vent d’hiver!”. Lasting 35 minutes, it compiles five short films where unexpected encounters and extraordinary friendships will warm hearts as the cold season arrives. Right after the film, the little ones can enjoy a workshop during which they will create their own coloring book.

It won’t be not the only meeting offered by Ciné 32 this week. The next day, he actually organized a pancake day. The associative cinema team will offer you to taste it from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Parents have not been forgotten. The associative cinema team has indeed planned mulled wine aperitifs for them this Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. just before or after their session.

Practical information: Screening of the film “Vive le vent d’hiver” followed by a creative workshop at Ciné 32 in Auch. Tuesday, December 27 at 10 a.m. Prices: from 3 to 5 euros. Online booking.

A walk in the Gers with the Ronde des Crèches

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La Ronde des Crèches returns for a 27th edition CC BY-SA 4.0 Brunalm

How about an original Christmas-themed walk? This is what the 27th edition of the Ronde des Crèches offers until Sunday 8 January. This event invites you to take your car to go to Saint-Antoine, Plieux, Peyrecave, Gimbrède, Miradoux, Flamarens, Castet-Arrouy and finally, Mansonville where a surprise awaits you every time. These eight towns in the Gers effectively each expose a nativity scene. But not an ordinary Nativity scene. It must indeed respect a theme.

This year, it is called: “Planète Gourmande!”. Each Christmas crib therefore promises to transport you in turn and according to which municipality you are in India, Mexico, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Peru, France and Holland. This walk, which can be done day or night, will be the opportunity to travel around the world, but also and above all in Lomagne. With a length of 60 km, it will indeed allow you to discover the landscapes and the heritage of this region.

Practical information: the Round of Crèches in the municipalities of Saint-Antoine, Plieux, Peyrecave, Gimbrède, Miradoux, Flamarens, Castet-Arrouy and Mansonville until Sunday January 8, 2023. Free. More info on the event website.

Guided tours to fill the holidays

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One of the three visits will immerse you in the history of Sainte-Marie d’Auch CC Thierry Llansades

The Pays d’Art et d’Histoire du Grand Auch tourist office organizes several guided tours for everyone during the Christmas holidays. Three are available to you this week. The first takes place this Wednesday, December 28 and will immerse you in the history of Sainte-Marie d’Auch cathedral. In addition to learning more about this building listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this guided tour will also allow you toadmire the wonders it houses, such as Jean de Joyeuse’s organ.

The second will take you to the Italian theater and the hall of the illustrious of the Hôtel de Ville d’Auch this Thursday, December 29th. It will take you behind the scenes of the town hall and discover these two rooms whose existence is unsuspected from the outside. Finally, the last visit invites you to take a real leap in time to find yourself at the time of d’Artagnan this Friday, December 30. You will thus discover what was the face of the city of Auch at the time of the famous musketeer.

Visit of the Sainte-Marie d’Auch cathedral this Wednesday, December 28 at 3 p.m. Prices: from 4 to 8 euros. Free for children under 18.

Visit of the Italian theater and the Salle des Illustres this Thursday December 29 at 3 p.m. and visit of Auch at the time of d’Artagnan this Friday December 30 at 3 p.m. Prices: from 3 to 6 euros. Free for children under 18.

Meet in front of the tourist office. Reservation recommended on 05 62 05 22 89. More info on the site of the Land of Art and History of Grand Auch.

Here are four activities for the Christmas holidays in the Gers