Perched on its rocky outcrop, Lordat Castle, dating from the 11th century, offers a striking panorama of the valley. Former medieval fortress and refuge of the Cathars, today it offers a journey back in time to the heart of history.

Histoire:

Immerse yourself in the heart of medieval history at the Château de Lordat, one of the most imposing fortresses in the Ariège Pyrenees.

Perched on a rocky outcrop at an altitude of 965 meters, Lordat Castle has dominated the Ariège valley since the XNUMXth century. Witness to the great times of the county of Foix, it was a refuge for the Cathars during the Crusade against the Albigensians.

Today, the ruins of the castle offer a striking panorama of the spectacular landscapes of the Pyrenees. Explore the remains of the fortified enclosure, towers and residential buildings, and let yourself be transported by the unique atmosphere of this place steeped in history.

Entertainment:

The Château de Lordat is a must-see site for lovers of history, archeology and nature. Numerous activities and guided tours are offered throughout the year to discover the secrets of this thousand-year-old castle.

Here are some ideas for activities for your visit:
- Visit the castle freely and admire the breathtaking view of the valley,
- Take part in a guided tour to discover the history of the castle and its secrets,
- Discover and admire the falconry shows,
- Attend a historical reenactment or a medieval show,
- Enjoy a picnic in the magnificent setting of the castle,
- Participate in a life-size Escape Game,
- Hike in the surroundings of the castle and discover the wild landscapes of the Pyrenees.

Lordat Castle is accessible all year round. Prices and opening hours available on the website patrimoines.hauteariege.fr

Don't wait any longer and come and enjoy an unforgettable experience at the Château de Lordat!

Location

Ariège Pyrenees

South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]

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Prices / Opening

Access only paid during the days of shows and activities.

Opening

From January 01 to June 30, 2024
Monday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Thursday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Friday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Saturday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Sunday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
From 01 July to 01 September 2024
Monday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Friday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
From September 02 to 31 December 2024
Monday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Thursday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Friday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Saturday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Sunday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.

Services

Equipments

  • Public toilets
  • Parking
  • Orientation table
  • Parking nearby
  • Coach parking
  • Free parking

Services

  • Pet Friendly
  • Educational visits
  • Theme visit
  • Tourist information
  • Free visits
  • Guided tours

Leisure

  • Groups welcome up to 30 people

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