It is a very steep climb up to the castle, which was built after the Cathar siege, but still carries the romanticism. There are remains outside the walls at the top which are said to date from Cathar times. Take care not to fall off though, it is a long way down. No facilities at the top so carry water and dried figs. Magnificent views, and by the time you are down you have earned a glass or two of wine.
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