Auch The Essential
The lively streets and markets in Auch bear witness to its role as administrative capital of Gascony. It's a crossroads town used since the Roman times by the large volume of traffic from Toulouse to the Atlantic. But there are two towns of Auch; above the active commercial town, up the 232 steps of its monumental staircase, lies the upper town, with its Episcopal sector and its old houses. It is an invitation to silent strolling and gastronomic delight.
There is a fine group of old houses at n
The Porte d'Arton was once the gateway