What to see? What to do?

Lectoure has been designated a "French Town of Art and History". A visit to the heritage sites of Lectoure are a must, from the Town Hall, with its wonderful staircase and gallery, to the museum, along with Lectoure Cathedral and the ascent to its bell tower, the Église du Saint Esprit, the Diane Fountain, the hospital or the former castle of the Counts of Armagnac. Climb up the bell tower and enjoy the breathtaking view. You can also book a guided tour via the tourist information centre.

Tourist information centre of Lectoure




Lectoure is also a spa town where people come to treat rheumatism. The sodium sulfate and sodium chloride thermal springs have a temperature of 42°C. The spa is situated in an 18th century townhouse, the "hôtel de Goulard", which is the largest in town, and offers fitness spas.

Municipal swimming pool


The municipal swimming pool welcomes you between the 1st of July and the 31st of August.
€4.20 for adults, €2.60 for children under 15. 10 ticket packs are also available.

Le bleu de Lectoure


A visit to the « Le Bleu de Lectoure » workshops is a must. You will learn everything about the pastel painting technique which was reintroduced in the Gers by Mr and Mrs Lambert.

Les Montgolfières de Gascogne


Reach for the sky and see the Gers differently…… Montgolfières de Gascogne offers you a hot-air balloon trip over the surrounding slopes and hills. A timeless and unforgettable experience!

Golf course of Fleurance


The 15mm, 9 hole golf course of Fleurance awaits you! You can make an appointment with a coach to practise your swing, then relax at the Club House which offers delicious lunches.

Events in Lectoure

  • La fête du Melon
  • L’Été Photographique (July and August)
  • The Festival Pyrotechnique and the great gathering of hot-air balloons (end of August, beginning of September)
  • Market every Friday morning on rue Nationale
  • Farmers' market every Sunday morning on the square in front of the cathedral (July and August)
  • Painting workshops Louise Moliné, 1 rue des Capucins



Lectoure is at the crossroads of many hiking trails, ranging from two to six hour hikes. Visit the tourist information centre's website to download a list of recommended hiking routes.