This day in the Cathar Pyrenees is placed under the sign of the discovery of the historical sites of a territory labeled Country of Art and History and its natural heritage, including an immersion in a beautiful garden labeled Jardin Remarquable.


Cathar Pyrenees

Located to the east of Ariège, on the border of the Aude, this territory, labeled "Country of Art and History", revolves around [...]


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1 - Guided tour of the medieval fortified town of Mirepoix

10h00: Made of wood and cob, Mirepoix gives itself to those who know how to take the time to approach it and enter into its history. You will discover the charm of the central place of cutlery, the Maison des Consuls, the old Saint-Maurice cathedral classified as historical heritage, the hall and the Porte d'Aval dating from the XNUMXth century.

2 - Guided tour of the Château de Lagarde

11h30: The main residence of the Lévis family in the XNUMXth century, the castle will be modified in more peaceful times to become a real residential palace surrounded by its French gardens. The monument has retained its original plan and shell; today it offers majestic ruins. We would have nicknamed him "the little Versailles"!

3 - Lunch at the restaurant "Les minotiers" in Mirepoix

12h30: Suggested menu:
Welcome Kir
Gizzard salad
Cassoulet with duck confit and rind sausage
Fruit Bavarian.
1/4 of wine and coffee.

4 - Guided tour of the Bamboo Park in Lapenne

14h00: Come and discover this 5 hectare park Labeled Remarkable Garden since 2006, its bamboo collection approved by the Conservatory of Specialized Plant Collections. A haven of peace where it is good to walk!
17:00 p.m. End of your day.

Prices / Validity

Adult: 49 €
Price Min. Max.
(from 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023)
Min. €49

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The price does not include

Transportation, personal expenses, optional cancellation / travel insurance.

The price includes

Guided tours of the bastide town of Mirepoix, the Château de Lagarde and the Parc aux Bambous, lunch with wine and coffee.