Le Moulin De Lastours, Lastours

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Le Moulin De Lastours are four related castles on a rocky spur overlooking a village and surrounding valleys and rivers. The French Ministry of Culture listed this as a historic monument, and archaeological digs are still being conducted here. Cabaret castle is the primary citadel of the group. You can view a polygonal keep, a tower, ramparts with a round walk, and a crenellated wall constructed with irregular material. Tour Régine is the smallest of the fortresses, and you'll notice that its curtain wall has collapsed. This three-story tower flanked by a spiral staircase was built primarily with white limestone. Surdespine is the least-preserved of the four castles. It features a square tower, rectangular curtain wall, semicircular arched windows, and defensive "murder holes." The Quertinheux Castle has a circular tower and a polygonal curtain wall. By using our Lastours trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Le Moulin De Lastours and other attractions in Lastours.
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  • August 15, 2017
    a good hike on sturdy steps/paths. Hiking boots not needed but trainers rather than flipflops view was wonderful but no signs in english. you could purchase a guide book i think. only issue was when t...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    We really enjoyed our trip to the 4 castles of lastours. It's a beautiful walk with stunning views. We have 3 of the 4 ruins visited. Worthwhile and worth the climb!
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  • August 7, 2017
    A walk a bit difficult to get to the site, but the game is worth it, the views from the different towers are beautiful. The explanations on the panels are interesting at the level of the history and the architecture of the buildings.
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  • July 14, 2017
    A perfect place for an ice cream after coming down from the Lastours towers. Or a light meal. Good food, beautiful view, sparkling clean and great service.
  • August 26, 2017
    Beautiful seats out there, eating very simple and little selection but tasty and very good quality, fair prices, friendly staff. We have felt very much at home.
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  • July 31, 2017
    A very warm welcome, a willingness to produce locally and offer local products and qualities. A very good point: artisanal ice creams are really succulent.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Perfect for relaxing at the water's edge after or before the visit of the castles. Very nice staff!
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  • August 15, 2017
    Beautiful, wild place, Cathar Castle and a great little bakery what made a quick restoration of very good quality and freshness and very accessible.
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