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Chateau de Queribus, Cucugnan

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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 to see Chateau de Queribus and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cucugnan vacation maker site.
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  • We did a marathon 1/2 day trip from Carcassonne. It was nearly 2 hours to drive each way. However, the site of this ancient castle is really spectacular. The walk takes 10+ minutes from the parking.....  more »
  • We visited Queribus and Peyrepertuse on the same day with our two young children (just turning 4 and 8 years old). Both chateaux were spectacular, and the day was the highlight of our trip...  more »
  • Cathar castle in the Aude looks very impressive. Car parking close by. Easy walk up but not suitable if support is needed. Excellent views from the top  more »
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  • Simply amazing! An incredible castle right on top of a mountain! Strongly recommend a visit.
  • We had a very windy day but up there the view was fantastic and the secret path to the lower defence chamber was extraordinary
  • Amazing historical building. It was closed for reconstruction weeks ago
  • Spectacular drive up to one of the amazing Cathar Castles. Well worth a visit along with Cucugnan and the Gorge de Galamus
  • It is a nice fort with amazing view and extreme windy on the top. I also lost my drone near the top because of the wind 😬.

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