Journeys and Excursions
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Duration: FULL DAY
Location: Montségur

When can I come?
Available throughout the year  (subject to availability with a minimum of two participants, please contact us for availability).
Information

This excursion will be a deep breath with beautiful views, for the nature and history lovers.

Group can be from 2 to 8 people, more people on demand.

What level of physical activity should travelers expect? Easy at Mirepoix and Foix, most travelers can participate. It is challenging at Montségur, travelers need to have a good physical fitness level for this hike. Good walking shoes are mandatory.

 

 

Day tour from 9am to 6.30pm

 

 

 

Our first stop is Foix. The city is dominated by its magnificent castle which stands on a rocky outcrop; a testimony to the glorious past of this medieval town. With it’s imposing walls and three towers, it has defied wars and time.

As there is a long drive, we don’t stop in a restaurant. Please take a sandwich for a picnic.

We then drive to the Château de Montségur, where the last stake of the Crusade against the Cathars occured in the 13th century. 

Next stop is Mirepoix, a beautiful medieval village dating from the 10th century. The large central square is flanked by a magnificient covered arcade, created by half timbered houses supported on wooden pillars.

Back to Toulouse.

 

 

This tour includes :

-Transport from and to your hotel

-English speaking private guide and driver

-Comfortable car or minivan

-Entrance fees to Montségur and Foix castles


This tour does not include :

Meals, drinks
Personal insurance and expenses

Map location