Journeys and Excursions
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Duration: FULL DAY
Location: Pyrénées Ariégeoises et Audoises.

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When can I come?
Available throughout the year.
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 Mirepoix, a beautiful 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.

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 city and the castle of FOIX. From atop its impressive rock, the castle dominates the town, which is the cpital of the department of Ariège. In centuries past, it controlled acces to 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.

 

 

 

 

 

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

*Pick up and drop off location

For shared tours :

Place du Prado, 11000 Carcassonne

For private tours : choose your hotel on the list or specify your pick up location by entering the address when booking.

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