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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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  • I recently visited the Chateau with my family and 18 month old boy as part of a two day trip around Southern France. The surrounding countryside is very picturesque and the drive to the castle is a ve...  more »
  • We took a trip out to Tautavel to the museum of the 450,000 year old man - which was not really that impressive - and then continued on to Maury and to the chateau de querebus. Well worth the visit. T...  more »
  • This castle is stunning, the ruins stand on a rocky ridge with splendid views all around. The walk up from the car park is relatively short but steep and it is best to wear walking shoes. The day we v...  more »