The first reason to come? The HERITAGE!
The area of Vic-Montaner is rich of a lot of site inherited from the past. The differents towns of the area bears the testimony of 3000 years of history...
You can't come on our teritory without visiting the imposing red bricks tower of the castle of Montaner. This tower will bring you to the medieval time. Its builder, Gaston Fébus, made it to protect himself against his enemy from Bigorre and Armagnac. Les MEDIEVALES during the second week-end of july, will make alive the castle with medieval camps, some joust or street show (fire-breathing, jugglers...)
To folloow our walk in the medieval time, the guided tour of the painted churches of "Montanérès" will surprise you by the quality of its frescoes and the meaning of this elaborated painting.
Also, discover the "castrum bigorra", an archeological site. You will be amazed by the conservation status of its fortifications from the Roman period. At the foot of Pyrenees, in a strategic place above Val d'Adour, the municipality of Saint-Lézer is bearing a rich and long history from early time to now.
Closer to us, you could discover the baroque period in many churches of the territory. The altarpieces of those churches will char you with their settings.
During your move through the area, you could find a small heritage, inherited from a rural society.
To extend your stay in Vic-Montaner, you could go to the territories close to us: Madiran, the abbey of Saint-Sever-de-Rustan...