Le Tournesol Saint Clar

   Bed & Breakfast 


Le Tournesol is a charming Bed and Breakfast located in a beautiful old stone village house situated in the heart of Saint Clar, the white garlic capital of France and next to the famous pilgrim walk Le Chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle ("Camino"). 

Saint Clar is a picturesque village in the department of the Gers, affectionately known as the French Tuscany, only an hour’s drive from Toulouse airport, two from Bordeaux airport and two and a half hours from the Pyrenees, plus a brilliant stop off for Spain. The Gers is famous for its Armagnac, duck confit, foie gras, melons and of course garlic.  This is reflected in the regions exquisite dishes and rolling countryside.




We have three beautiful bedrooms, all completely renovated in classic French country house style.  All beds are high quality, generously sized divans.  Each has its own private bathroom and beautiful views over the village.




Breakfast is included with your room.

We also offer packed lunch and/or evening meal at your request.

Free Wifi
Wifi is available throughout the house.
Downtown Ambience

Le Tournesol is located in the centre of the village with direct access to restaurants, shops and even a game of boules.

Shuttle service

We offer shuttle services to our guests e.g. from airport, train station or Camino

Shared Living Room

A wonderful way to relax with a coffee, tea or glass of wine and partake in games or conversation.

Concierge Service

We are happy to provide you with a guide to the local area, its events and activities.





The Village

The fortified village has the particularity of featuring two squares with arcades: Place de la Mairie, in the middle of which stands a picturesque 13th-century covered market hall, and Place de la République, to the north of which the neo-gothic Church of St. Clair has pride of place.


Lomagne white garlic, a speciality of Saint-Clar, is celebrated every year at the Thursday morning market (on the stalls from July to December), and at the Garlic Festival and Garlic Contest that take place in August. The House of Garlic, based on a typical farm, contains an exhibition on the history and culture of garlic.

Walking and Hiking

Located within 10k of the Chemin du Saint-Jacques, there are also numerous trails starting in the village, including La boucle de l'Auroue. (map)

We are happy to provide guides and maps.

Leisure Activities

Aquatics:  Base de Loisirs offers entertainment and a restaurant for the entire family.

Horse Riding :  The local equestrian centre includes a covered riding school and a horse riding.
Bikers welcome, free garaging available.

Golf:  Local golf courses are at Fleurance (13k),  Auch and Eauze 

Cultural Sites

A few of key local sites include:

Star Gazing
The nearby Ferme des Etoiles is an ideal spot for observing the dark sky of the Gers,  with exceptional equipment (620 mm telescope, 7m diameter digital planetarium and the world's largest pair of binoculars). 



“Saint-Clar is a beautiful village and Le Tournesol is right by the centre, but far enough away for tranquility.”