A tour to Montsegur will allow you to discover a castle perched on a “pog”, a steep rocky peak perched at 1207 meters above sea level. A landmark in the Ariegois landscape, at the end of our ascent the view is breathtaking. This fortress is classified among the “Cathar castles” in fact, this site was the refuge of the Occitan Cathar Church. We will tell you the story of these dissident Christians and discuss together the traces left by their presence.
The tour to Montsegur is like a pilgrimage in the footsteps of the Cathars. Places of the last great woodcutter in Occitanie visiting Monségur is commemorating the memory of this men and women who were led to a terrible punishment because of their religious conviction.
Come and relive the epic lifes of these “good men and women” in this citadel of vertigo!
- Historic 2-hour tour of the castle without the museum
- Two and a century tour of the castle and the archaeological museum
Classic visit starting at 150 euros price of the visit of 2 hours for a group of 40 people maximum beyond provide a second guide for a fee of 300. Requires a good physical condition. Site entrances are not included and are paid extra at the entrance to the site.
Archaeological tour from 190 euros price for the visit of 2 hours for a group of 40 people maximum beyond provide a second guide for a total fee of 380. The visit includes the archaeological museum of the village of Montsegur. Requires a good physical condition.