Former castle of the Counts of Foix, from the XNUMXth century.

Dating from the 13th century, this castle was one of the most important in the county of Foix. He is also one of the most important Iron Age oppida in Ariège. Archaeological excavations have made it possible to trace the history of the site and to update the remains of the surrounding walls and towers. The surroundings of this fortress which dominates the Auzat-Vicdessos basin are also to be discovered, in particular the caves and balms in which paintings are the subject of a mystique linked to Catharism. Orientation table overlooking the upper Vicdessos valley. Open all year. Guided tours, conferences and educational workshops led by specialists Guided tours and educational workshops for groups all year round On request: CCHA - 20 RN09250 - 05 LUZENAC - Tel: 61 64 68 00 XNUMX


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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From January 01 to December 31, 2024
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  • Orientation table


  • Pet Friendly
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  • Groups welcome up to 50 people

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