Cathar Castles

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  • Address: Chateau de St-Ferriol, 11500 Saint-Ferriol, France, Carcassonne
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-7954168897
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Cathar Castles is a broad term given to a series of around 20 forts built and used by the Cathars (followers of Catharism) all across France. Coming with a rich and violent history, the castles present near Carcassonne are the Peyrepertuse, the Queribus, the Puilaurans and even the Chateau Comtal. Check out the panoramic views and the intricate architecture.

Cathar Castles Travel Tips

  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Some of the forts do not have toilets at the top.

How to Reach Cathar Castles

  • Most of the tourists prefer hiring cabs or cars so that they can be dropped at the foothills of the forts.

  • Some of the forts have food stalls along the way.

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  • Cathar Castles Address: Chateau de St-Ferriol, 11500 Saint-Ferriol, France, Carcassonne
  • Cathar Castles Contact Number: +33-7954168897
  • Cathar Castles Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Cathar Castles Price: 4 EUR
  • Time required to visit Cathar Castles: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 83.45% of people who visit Carcassonne include Cathar Castles in their plan

  • 36.05% of people start their Cathar Castles visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cathar Castles

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cathar Castles

People normally club together School Museum and La Maison Hantee while planning their visit to Cathar Castles.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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