Gers is part of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It is surrounded by the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, Landes, Tarn-et-Garonne, Lot-et-Garonne, and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Attractions in Gers
The culture is largely agricultural, with great emphasis on the local gastronomical specialties, the pâté de foie gras and wild mushrooms.
The Gascon language is a dialect of the langue d’oc, but it is not spoken much today.
There has been a heavy influence of waves of Spanish immigrants.