About this activity
What's included, what's not
entrance fees to Montségur Castle and Foix castle
Entry/Admission - Chateau de Montsegur
Entry/Admission - Chateau de Foix
Coffee and/or Tea
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transport
Infant seats available
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Montségur hiking is not recommended to pregnant travellers or with heart problems or other serious medical conditions. But they can do all the other activities of the day.
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure time: 9:00 AM
What you can expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mirepoix, France
Our first stop is Mirepoix, a beautiful medieval village dating from the 10th century. The large central square is flanked by a magnificent covered arcade, created by half timbered houses supported on wooden pillars.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Chateau de Montsegur, D9, 09300 Montsegur France
We then drive to the Château de Montségur, where the last stake of the Crusade against the Cathars occured in the 13th century. We then spend a relaxing lunch, enjoying the local cuisine.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Chateau de Foix, Place du Palais de Justice, 09000, Foix France
From atop its impressive rock, the castle dominates the city of Foix, which is the capital of the department of Ariège. In centuries past it controlled acces to the high Ariège river valley and watched over the countryside, protected by unbreachable walls. Today an elaborate museum inside traces the history of this emblematic edifice. Visit with audio guide.
Duration: 2 hours
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