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Chateau de Queribus, Cucugnan

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Chateau de Queribus is a historic ruined castle and one of the French Ministry of Culture's historic monuments. One of five Cathar Castles, it was built strategically along the French border with Spain. The castle stands isolated on a high peak with a view of the surrounding terrain, giving it a tremendous tactical advantage over attackers. Visit to get an interesting perspective on medieval warfare and strategic architecture. Plan your Chateau de Queribus visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cucugnan using our Cucugnan travel itinerary maker.
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  • An unforgettable visit, certe the climb to the castle is not simple, but when you get up, you forget everything and we enjoy the moment!
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  • It takes about 10 minutes to walk up a steepish path but when you get there it does take much imagination to feel how it must have been like in its day. If you enjoy history this is a must and if you ...  more »
  • A walk of 10 minutes and here we are at the foot of the fortress. Actually, it does not go unnoticed... a high Eagle's nest perched! Nice jump in the past, there are more than ruins apart from the Dungeon well preserved with the pillar room and the beautiful vaulted ceiling. Tables of guidance and educational panels. The viewpoints offer great views of the Roussillon, the castle of Peyrepertuse (Advisor) and the mythical Canigou.
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