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Footsteps Of The Cathars FC

Visiting: France
Tour Duration 8 Days
  • The walled fortress of Carcassonne / Ann Tubb
  • View from Queribus Castle
  • Auberge du Vieux Moulin
  • On the trail
  • Bellelauze Gite
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
  • Trek Grade: Moderate

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Walking In France

Discover the remarkable string of Cathar castles on this walking tour in France.Trekking through the Ariège and Aude regions we pass pretty villages nestling in the shadows of dramatic castles. We also walk through impressive gorges and visit vineyards along the way.

Tour Highlights

  • Carcassonne - Walking tour of this walled medieval city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Gorges De Galamus - Spectacular scenery
  • Chateau De Puivert - Visit the 13th Century Château of the Troubadours
  • Rennes-Le-Château - Famous mountain-top village
  • Château De Peyrepertuse - Clifftop castle with formidable defences
  • Wine Tasting - Sample local wines in Maury


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  • 1
    Join tour Toulouse Airport

  • 2
    Drive to Col du Chioula. Walk to Belcaire passing through Montaillou Cathar village

  • 3
    Walk to Puivert. Visit Puivert Castle

  • 4
    Walk to Sougraine via Rennes-Le-Chateau and Rennes-Les-Bains

  • 5
    Walk from Sougrainge to Cubieres-Sur-Cinoble

  • 6
    Walk to Duilhac through the Gorge de Galamus.Visit Chateau de Peyrepertuse

  • 7
    Visit Queribus castle. Wine tasting. Drive to Carcassonne

  • 8
    Walking tour in Carcassonne.Train to Toulouse airport where tour ends

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Footsteps Of The Cathars tour available at present.

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Included meals 7 5 6
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train
4 nights Standard Hotel
3 nights Simple Gite
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Trek Guide
Maximum Altitude on Trek (m)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16