Le Château de Lordat

Guided tours of the Lordat fortress

Cultural, Medieval in Lordat
  • Dive into medieval history at the heart of the Cathars

  • Discover a unique Cathar refuge and its double enclosure in the Ariège valley

    Discover the Lordat fortress, an exceptional historic site emblematic of the Haute Ariège region. During captivating guided tours, you'll step back in time and discover the fascinating history of this Cathar refuge, witness to the great hours of the Middle Ages.

    A journey back in time to the heart of Catharism.

    Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Ariège valley, Lordat castle was a refuge for Cathars...
    Discover a unique Cathar refuge and its double enclosure in the Ariège valley

    Discover the Lordat fortress, an exceptional historic site emblematic of the Haute Ariège region. During captivating guided tours, you'll step back in time and discover the fascinating history of this Cathar refuge, witness to the great hours of the Middle Ages.

    A journey back in time to the heart of Catharism.

    Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Ariège valley, Lordat castle was a refuge for Cathars during the Crusade against the Albigensians. During your visit, you'll discover the remains of this double fortified enclosure, which protected the Cathars from enemy attacks.

    A remarkable architectural heritage

    The Lordat fortress is a typical example of medieval military architecture in the Pyrenees. You can admire the remains of its towers, ramparts, keep and residential buildings, which bear witness to the ingenuity of medieval builders.

    15 min walk to the site.
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  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Equipment
    • Parking nearby
    • Orientation board
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a short leash
    • Tourist information
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
  • From July 6, 2024 to August 27, 2024
  • Full price
    4.50 €
  • Reduced price
    2.50 €
  • Family pass
    12.50 €
  • on reservation
Schedules
  • From July 6, 2024
    until July 14, 2024
  • On July 20, 2024
  • From August 3, 2024
    until August 17, 2024
  • From August 24, 2024
    until August 27, 2024
  • Monday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Sunday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Monday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Tuesday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Saturday
    at 10:30 AM
  • Sunday
    at 10:30 AM
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