One of the last Cathar refuges...
The knights of the castle of Lordat were accused of crimes of heresy for their support of the last resistant Cathars of Montségur in 1244.

Culminating at an altitude of 965 m and offering a unique panorama over the valley, this fortress stands as a flagship of the historical heritage of the Ariège Pyrenees.
This fortress stands as a flagship of the historical heritage of the Ariège Pyrenees.

Come and discover this unique site which will offer you numerous activities and guided tours: medieval shows, star gazing treasure hunts, tales and conferences on Catharism...but also shows of birds of prey in flight.
NEW: Game area at the Château by reservation

Follow in the footsteps of the Cathars and feed on history all along the route offered by the castle of Lordat!
10 min approach walk. Animals on a lead accepted.

For the curious outside the opening periods, the castle remains open and free of charge from October to early July 2023.

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

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Bank / credit card
  • Cash
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers

Opening

From January 01 to April 01, 2024
Mondays Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Tuesday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Wednesdays Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Thursdays Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Friday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Saturday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Sunday Open from 9:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.

Services

Equipments

  • Parking nearby
  • Orientation table

Services

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

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