Time travel

Qui dit Occitanie dit Catharisme et qui dit Catharisme dit châteaux…

Qu’ils soient de « Lastours » ou de « Chalabre » les châteaux occitans s’animent le temps d’une visite et vous font revivre la grande épopée du Moyen Age.

 Limousis cave

Limousis cave

The largest cave in the Cathar country

  travel to the time of prehistoric men The Limousis cave is a real journey back in time, frequented from the Neolithic by the cave bear whose...
The Four Castles of Lastours

The Four Castles of Lastours

Exceptional place of the Cathar Area

A unique architectural and archaeological complex : - Four castles: Cabaret, Régine Tower, Surdespine, Quertinheux. - A medieval village. -...
The Espéraza Museum of the Dinosaurs

The Espéraza Museum of the Dinosaurs

Discovering the Aude dinosaurs

At the heart of the largest dinosaur deposits in France, 2,500 m2 of exhibitions, the largest French collection of dinosaur skeletons, life-size...
Caunes-Minervois Abbey

Caunes-Minervois Abbey

Twelve centuries of history

A place that crosses time, from its Romanesque apse to the Mauritian cloister, passing through the archaeological remains of the medieval cloister and...
Hautpoul

Hautpoul

Medieval Hilltop Village

Old “Cathar site”, historic cradle of the city of Mazamet. Ruins of castles and fortifications, viewpoints, medieval garden, Himalayan footbridge...
Museum of Catharism

Museum of Catharism

A museum to discover the cathar tragedy...

On 300 m² exhibition, discover the human realities of the Cathar faith and its history. Richly illustrated panels (texts, copies of documents,...
Eburomagus, Archaeological Museum

Eburomagus, Archaeological Museum

Go into history

The Eburomagus archaeological museum offers an archaeological discovery of the West of Aude: traces of prehistoric men, circular villages of the...
Father Saunière\'s estate

Father Saunière's estate

Here time stops, here begins the dream...

Perched on its hill in the heart of the Upper Aude valley, come and discover this timeless place to the happiness of young and elder. You will be...
The Petiet museum

The Petiet museum

19th and 20th century paintings

Founded by the Petiet family, the exhibited paintings illustrate painting from the second half of the 19th century. First, the intimate and delicate...
The piano museum

The piano museum

A unique collection in France

Created in a 14th century church, more than 100 pianos, mainly French, trace two centuries of pianistic history: Pleyel, Erard, Elcé. You will...
Château de Puilaurens - Puilaurens Castle

Château de Puilaurens - Puilaurens Castle

A medieval fortress dominating the Boulzane Valley...

Strategically placed at 697m altitude on Mont Ardu, the Puilaurens castle rises up against the rocky overhang that dominates the village of...
Musée du Quercorb

Musée du Quercorb

Find out about medieval music from the time of the troubadours

The Quercorb Museum, with its attractive displays, allows you to discover this fascinating little region. Visual and sound exhibits recreate everyday...
Château de Quéribus

Château de Quéribus

Quéribus Castle , Live the Middle Ages with your family

Queribus, the last bastion of Cathare resistance, became a royal frontier fortress in the thirteenth century in the reign of St. Louis. It stands...