One of the last Cathar refuges ....
The knights of the castle of Lordat were blamed for the crime of heresy for their support to 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 many activities and guided tours: medieval shows, star-gazing treasure hunts, stories and conferences on Catharism ... but also shows of birds of prey. 

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. Provide walking shoes holding the ankle. Last visit 1/2 hour before closing. Animals kept on a leash accepted.

For the curious outside the opening periods, the castle remains open and free of charge 

Calendar 2022: from April 1, 2022 to July 1, 2022 open every day from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m. with free and open access.

From July 02, 2022 to September 04, 2022 open from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m. (free and free admission except on days of shows and events)

From September 5, 2022 to October 31, 2022 free admission from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m.

From November 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023: closed to the public

from April 1 to July 1, 2023: free admission.

Attention Special rate for entertainment days 

Guided tours: days and times, contact 05 61 02 75 98

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

Others: 4,50 € Pass: 29 € Child rate: € 7 Adult price: 10 € Child rate: € 2,50 Others: 7 € Adult price: 4,50 € Pass: 12,50 € Pass: 20 €
Price Min. Max.
Animation for children 8 to 15 years old, Students, job seekers, people with disabilities Min. €4,50
Pass - Family Pass (2 Adults and 2 Children) Show Min. €29
Child rate - children's show 8 to 15 years old, Students, job seekers, people with disabilities Min. €7
Adult rate - Adult show and over 16s Min. €10
Child rate - Child guided tour (from 8 to 15 years old, student, job seekers, PMR Min. €2,50
Adult entertainment Min. €7
Adult rate - Adult guided tour Min. €4,50
Pass - Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children) guided tour Min. €12,50
Pass - Family pass (2 adults and 2 children) Animation Min. €20

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Equipments

  • Parking lot
  • Coach parking

Services

  • Camera allowed
  • Pet Friendly

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