Montségur Castle, Camon and Mirepoix

Montségur castle guided tour

The perfect tour for nature and heritage lovers

A deep dive in the historical part of the Languedoc region, the visit of two medieval cities and the castle of Montségur, with some breathtaking landscape and beautiful views on the program.

This guided tour require a good physical condition, and good walking shoes to be able to hike to Montségur castle. Accessible to any person with a good physical condition able to hike.

Location of the tour
Cathar Country
Duration of the tour
Full day
Difficulty of the tour
More strenuous (Hiking requires good physical condition and good walking shoes)
When can I do the tour ?

This tour is available all year round.
For groups bigger than 8 people, please contact us.

MIREPOIX city guided tour
MIREPOIX city guided tour
Montségur castle guided tour
Montségur castle guided tour
Montségur castle guided tour
Montségur castle guided tour
Montségur castle guided tour

What will I do during this tour ?

castles of Montségur, Camon & Mirepoix guided tour

Our first stop is to the Château de Montségur, where during a1hr30 round hike I will tell you the dramatic story and tragedy of the Crusade against the Cathars which occured in the 12th century. We then spend a relaxing lunch, enjoying the local cuisine. 

Next stop is for a relaxing walk in Camon, picturesque medieval village, classified amongst the most beauftiful villages of France, it is also known for its hundreds rose trees that are perfuming and decorating the streets. Camon was founded around a Benedictine abbey in the Xth century.

Finally last stop is Mirepoix, a beautiful medieval village (it has an amazing outdoor market every Monday morning, we can change the order of the day), the earliest mention of the place dates back to the 10th century. Lunch in a local restaurant.


Good to know

This guided tour includes :

  • Transfer from and to your hotel *
  • English speaking private guide / driver
  • Comfortable car or van
  • Entrance fees to the Montségur castle, Foix.

This guided tour does not includes :

  • Lunch, drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses

*Pick up and drop off location
For shared tours
From Carcassonne : Place du Prado, 11000 Carcassonne
From Toulouse : Metro Ramonville station : Take the exit « SORTIE vers parc relais et arrêt minute »

For private tours
Choose your hotel on the list or specify your pick up location by entering the address when booking.

Coronavirus Informations

All vehicles are cleaned after each service, guides wear masks and all activities, museums & attraction visited apply strict sanitary rules.
Bring your masks as they are compulsory in the vans.

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