The Soho/Solo project is an EU project funded by the Interreg Atlantic programme.
The Interreg IIIB 'Atlantic Area' Programme concerns trans-national co-operation in regional development, its principal objective is to enhance socio-economic cohesion and to reinforce sustainable development initiatives within the Atlantic regions of Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and the Canaries.
ituated in the heart of the South West of France,near the Pyrenees and the Atlantic Ocean, the Gers enjoys
an exceptional location.
This area, often referred to as the Tuscan Gers, contains hidden treasures. You will be charmed by its art of living, its mild and clement climate, the warm welcome of the Gascons and their festive spirit.
Settling in the Gers means benefiting from a privileged setting, a dwelling with
character and a preserved environment propitious for leisure and
relaxation. Many people who come to the Gers choose to settle in characteristic
traditional stone farmhouses, among the large open fields and gently rolling
hills. In the Gers they look for the 'real France', and for leisure and
relaxation. It is an area where one learns to take the time to live.
The Gers is also renowned for the quality of its local products and gastronomy.
Food lovers and gourmets most certainly shall give in to foie gras, magrets,
confits, pastis gascons and croustades, floc, Armagnac, Côtes de Gascogne
Lastly, it is a rural area resolutely turned towards innovation and
which offers very interesting prospects for economical development: its
proximity with Toulouse which holds high-tech industries (aeronautics and
space industries in particular), services, research centres, universities
and higher education schools, reinforces its already growing appeal for