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The castle of Lordat

Historic site and monument in Lordat
4,5 Full-fare
  • One of the last Cathar refuges.... The knights of the castle of Lordat were implicated for crime of heresy for their support for the last resistant Cathars of Montségur in 1244. Culminating at 965 m of altitude and offering a unique panorama on the valley, this fortress stands as a jewel of the historical heritage of the Ariège Pyrenees.

  • This fortress stands as a jewel of the historical heritage of the Ariège Pyrenees.
    Come and discover this unique site which will offer you many activities and guided tours: medieval shows, star gazing treasure hunts, tales and conferences on Catharism... but also shows of birds of prey in flight.
    Follow in the footsteps of the Cathars and feed on history all along the route offered by the Château de Lordat!
    10 min approach walk. Provide walking shoes holding the ankle. Last visit 1/2 hour...
    This fortress stands as a jewel of the historical heritage of the Ariège Pyrenees.
    Come and discover this unique site which will offer you many activities and guided tours: medieval shows, star gazing treasure hunts, tales and conferences on Catharism... but also shows of birds of prey in flight.
    Follow in the footsteps of the Cathars and feed on history all along the route offered by the Château de Lordat!
    10 min approach walk. Provide walking shoes holding the ankle. Last visit 1/2 hour before closing. Animals kept on a leash accepted.
    For the curious outside the opening periods, the castle remains open and free of charge
    Calendar 2022: from April 1, 2022 to July 1, 2022 open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free and open access.
    From July 02, 2022 to September 04, 2022 open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (free and free admission except on days of shows and entertainment)
    From September 5, 2022 to October 31, 2022 free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    From November 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023: closed to the public
    from April 1 to July 1, 2023: free admission.
    Please note Special rate for entertainment days
    Guided tours: days and times, contact 05 61 02 75 98
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • bus parking
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Lectures
    • Guided tour
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
  • Rates
  • Adult
    4.50 €
  • Other
    7 €
  • Other
    4.50 €
  • Child rate
    2.50 €
  • Adult
    10 €
  • Child rate
    7 €
Openings
Openings
  • From April 1, 2022 until November 1, 2022
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