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