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Montségur is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France. It is famous for its fortification, the Château de Montségur, that was built on the "pog" (mountain) on the ruins of one of the last strongholds of the Cathars. The present fortress on the site, though described as one of the "Cathar castles," is actually of a later period. It has been listed as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture since 1862.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Montségur, France. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Carcassonne, France. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Carcassonne for its bountiful attractions like Canal Du Midi, Basilica Of Saint Nazaire, Cathar Castles on your trip to Montségur. Also, to reach Montségur, you'll have to take a flight to Carcassonne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Montségur, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Montségur*

  • Living in Montségur - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 86.23 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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