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Montaillou

Village de caractère in Montaillou
  • Old Occitan village on the edge of the Pays de Sault and the Aude

  • Small town located at nearly 1300 m altitude bordering the Audois department. It is an isolated village in Haut Foix, bordering the Sault region.
    Montaillou is perched on a ridge of the Pyrenees, and is traversed by several streams including that of the Coume du Moulin or that of the Prade.

    The history of this village is largely linked to Catharism, transcribed in the famous work of Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie "Montaillou, Occitan village".
    Montaillou is also crossed by the Chemin des...
    Small town located at nearly 1300 m altitude bordering the Audois department. It is an isolated village in Haut Foix, bordering the Sault region.
    Montaillou is perched on a ridge of the Pyrenees, and is traversed by several streams including that of the Coume du Moulin or that of the Prade.

    The history of this village is largely linked to Catharism, transcribed in the famous work of Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie "Montaillou, Occitan village".
    Montaillou is also crossed by the Chemin des Bonshommes (GR 107) and is enhanced by its church and the ruins of its castle, built by the lords of Alion at the end of the 12th century.

    Number of inhabitants: 18

    Town hall opening hours:
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9am-12pm
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Screening room
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