Saturday 25 September 2021

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Monday 05 July 2021 - Lupiac awarded the "Petite cité de caractère" label


Lupiac is proud to be the first village in the Gers to be labelled "Petite cité de caractère" and thus recognised for its historical past and the quality of its heritage.

Born in Brittany in the mid-1970s, the Petites Cités de Caractère® concept promotes rural communes of less than 6,000 inhabitants with a history and heritage of quality.

The Petites Cités de Caractère® quality charter, commits the communes to an active policy of safeguarding, maintaining and restoring their tangible and intangible heritage.

Lupiac offers a remarkable, enhanced and animated heritage for all to discover.

Sunday 06 June 2021 - Arte TV channel visits d'Artagnan's castle in Lupiac


The team of "Invitation au voyage" (Invitation to travel), one of the pillar programs of the cultural action of the French-German TV channel Arte, filmed in Lupiac at Castelmore castle, birthplace of d'Artagnan.

Sunday 04 April 2021 - D'Artagnan and Lupiac on Arte TV channel on 10 April

The True Story of D'Artagnan, Saturday 10 April at 20:50 (8.50 p.m.) on Arte TV channel


Discover the true story of Charles de Batz de Castelmore, known as d'Artagnan, who inspired Dumas' intrepid musketeer.

A film by Caroline Vermalle and Augustin Viatte, directed by Augustin Viatte.

Shot in part in Lupiac, with the participation of several Lupiac men and women.

A production by Arte France, Gedeon Programmes.


Thursday 22 July 2021 - Attention : Summer 2021 - Swimming prohibited until further notice!


Due to staff shortage, swimming is prohibited at Lake Lacoste until further notice.

Any person holding the "Brevet National de Sécurité et de Sauvetage (BNSSA)" lifesaving certificate and interested in a job as a lifeguard in Lupiac for the summer of 2021 is invited to contact the Lupiac municipal offices (mairie).

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Thursday 10 January 2019 - Discover d'Artagnan's fireplace

The fireplace of Castelmore Castle, d'Artagnan's birthplace, on TV channel TF1


An appealing story made it to TF1's main news program on Thursday 10 January: the story of the fireplace at Castelmore Castle, the fireplace around which D'Artagnan warmed up and sat in his childhood.

With the participation of the members of the local d'Artagnan association of Lupiac (Association D'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan), and the horse riders of the RAVA association (Randonneurs d'Aignan en Val d'Adour) of nearby Aignan.