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Château de Quéribus

11350 Cucugnan, France

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About Château de Quéribus

The castle of Quéribus is a so-called "Cathar" castle located in the town of Cucugnan in the department of Aude. This fortress, perched on a rocky peak at an altitude of 728 meters, dominates the village of Cucugnan and is located on the border of the department of Aude and the Pyrénées-Orientales. Quéribus is high and isolated. It stands on top of the highest peak for miles around. In 1951 restoration work on the turret began, and between 1998-2002 a complete restoration of the castle was under



Attractions near Château de Quéribus

Château de Peyrepertuse6.58km from Château de Quéribus

The castle of Peyrepertuse is a so- called "Cathar"  castle located in the department of Aude in the Occitanie region.  It sits on a limestone ridge at an altitude of nearly 800 m, at the top of a hill that separates Duilhac from the village of Rouffiac-des-Corbières, overlooking garrigue and vineyards. The strategic position which allows you to see far into the various valleys which surround it, to control the passes or to communicate signals to the castle of Quéribus a little further south.

Gorge De Galamus11.54km from Château de Quéribus

The Gorges de Galamus is a narrow passage between the French departments of Aude. They were dug by the Agly in the northern link of the Fenouillèdes syncline. The Agly that flows at the bottom of the gorges is a small river that comes from Pech de Bugarach and has dug this several tens of meters deep depression in the stone. The best way to explore the course of the Gorges de Galamus on foot or to take a circular route that gives impressive views of the gorges and their surroundings.

Palace of the Kings of Majorca27.36km from Château de Quéribus

The Palace of the Kings of Majorca is a palace and a fortress with gardens overlooking the city of Perpignan in Pyrenees-Orientales, Occitanie, France.  A fortified palace in the Gothic style organized around three courtyards 60 m square. One of the majestic buildings which is famous among tourists.

Réserve Africaine de Sigean37.37km from Château de Quéribus

The Sigean African Reserve is a 300 hectare French zoological park located on the Mediterranean coast, between Narbonne and Perpignan, founded by Paul de La Panouse and Daniel de Monfreid.  It claims to present more than 3,800 animals (more than 2,000  birds, 900 mammals, and 900 reptiles ) of at least 160  species, over 300  hectares, to the west of the Berre, to the south of the ponds that line the Occitan coast.

Canigou37.83km from Château de Quéribus

Canigou is the highest of the mountains in Eastern Pyrenees; it is on the Massif du Canigou, in the department of Pyrénées-Orientales, southern France. majestically overlooks the Roussillon plain and the Mediterranean Sea. Situated near to Prades, this Pyrenean mountain is even more impressive in winter, when its snow-covered outline is seen clearly against the surrounding countryside of the coast. One of the nice trekking destination also.

Abbaye de Fontfroide39.39km from Château de Quéribus

The Abbey of Fontfroide is a Cistercian abbey located on the territory of the commune of Narbonne a, in the department of Aude in France. Initially a Benedictine abbey, it was incorporated into the Cistercian order between 1144 and 1145.  Today, the Abbey of Fontfroide is a member of the Charter of Cistercian abbeys and sites in Europe.  The Abbey of Fontfroide is currently a private monument held by the descendants of Gustave and Madeleine Fayet.

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Occitanie is one of the biggest French regions. The Occitanie region is famous for its colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history. It also offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling,etc.