Journeys and Excursions 0033 (0)
Duration: FULL DAY
Location: Pyrénées Ariégeoises et Audoises.

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

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, Puivert, and Rennes-le-château, 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 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.

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. 

Next stop is the Castle of Puivert. With its 35 meter dungeon in which four splendid rooms are preserved and its six towers of defence, this fortress dominates the ancient glacial lake of Puivert.

Then we move on to Rennes-le-Chateau, a small village perched on a hilltop that became world famous thanks to the story of the priest Bérenger Sauniere that suddenly became immensely wealthy…Some suggest he discovered the lost treasure of the Knights Templars including the Holy Grail!





This tour includes :

-Transport from and to your hotel

-English speaking private guide and driver

-Comfortable car or minivan

-Entrance fees to Montségur and Puivert and Rennes le Château

This tour does not include :

Meals, drinks
Personal insurance and expenses

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