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Lordat Castle

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Castle, Classified in Lordat
  • One of the last Cathar refuges...
    The knights of Château de Lordat were charged with heresy for their support of the last Cathar resistance fighters at Montségur in 1244.

  • Rising to 965 m above sea level and offering a unique panoramic view over the valley, this fortress stands as a jewel in the crown of the historic heritage of the Ariege Pyrenees.
    This fortress stands as a jewel in the crown of the historic heritage of the Ariege Pyrenees.

    Come and discover this unique site, which offers a wide range of events and guided tours: medieval shows, star-gazing treasure hunts, storytelling and lectures on Catharism... as well as bird-of-prey shows.
    NEW: Game...
    Rising to 965 m above sea level and offering a unique panoramic view over the valley, this fortress stands as a jewel in the crown of the historic heritage of the Ariege Pyrenees.
    This fortress stands as a jewel in the crown of the historic heritage of the Ariege Pyrenees.

    Come and discover this unique site, which offers a wide range of events and guided tours: medieval shows, star-gazing treasure hunts, storytelling and lectures on Catharism... as well as bird-of-prey shows.
    NEW: Game area at the Château on reservation

    Follow in the footsteps of the Cathars and take in the history of the Château de Lordat!
    10-minute approach walk. Leashed pets welcome.

    For curious visitors outside opening hours, the château is open free of charge from October to early July 2023.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Activities
    • Shows
    • Activity
    • Discovery
    • History
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Orientation board
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Dogs must be kept on a short leash
    • Themed tour
    • Tourist information
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
Openings
  • From January 1, 2024
    until June 30, 2024
  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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