The cathar country

This 260 km (5.5 hours) circuit is a journey through history. The Cathar citadels which punctuate it are won at the price of some winding roads but the immense landscapes which you will discover there are worth these few efforts.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Ramparts of Carcassonne(*)
  2. Lagrasse
  3. Peyrepertuse castle(*)
  4. Limoux

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.

1. Ramparts of Carcassonne: a majestic city unique in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

2. Lagrasse: the wine village of the Corbières, Lagrasse is also an architectural jewel from the medieval period

3. Peyrepertuse Castle: an impressive site that combines history, nature and panoramic views

4. Limoux: a sparkling destination at the entrance to the Haute Vallée de l'Aude

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