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Quérigut

Historic site and monument ,  Village de caractère in Quérigut
  • Large mountainous village isolated in the heart of Donezan where culture and pleasure of the mountains rub shoulders

  • Municipality of Quérigut

    Altitude: 1200m
    Location: in Donezan and bordering Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales
    Number of inhabitants: 1,135
    Distances: Ax-les-Thermes 60 km

    The village of Quérigut comes from the Occitan "Quièr" + "Agut", meaning the sharp and pointed rock, which corresponds to the two blocks of granite which overhang the village.
    Quérigut is the largest village in Donezan, and is even its capital, built at the foot of the keep. Quérigut is the main town of this small Ariège...
    Municipality of Quérigut

    Altitude: 1200m
    Location: in Donezan and bordering Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales
    Number of inhabitants: 1,135
    Distances: Ax-les-Thermes 60 km

    The village of Quérigut comes from the Occitan "Quièr" + "Agut", meaning the sharp and pointed rock, which corresponds to the two blocks of granite which overhang the village.
    Quérigut is the largest village in Donezan, and is even its capital, built at the foot of the keep. Quérigut is the main town of this small Ariège territory isolated from the rest of the department. The highest point of the village is almost 2390 m above sea level on the Pic de Ginèvre.

    You can discover the Etang de Quérigut, a natural lake nestled on the opposite side of the ski resort of Puyvalador at an altitude of 1876 m, as well as the very famous Château de Quérigut, located on a rocky peak in the center of the village and of which there remains today only a massive tower in ruins, which was the old keep.

    Town hall opening hours:
    Monday and Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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