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Chateau de Queribus

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Address: 1 Rue Achille Mir, 11350 Cucugnan, France
Phone Number: +33 4 68 45 03 69
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Well preserved ruin on a windy stunning spot with great view

Climbing up it's a 15-20 minutes walk often against the wind, but definitively worth. Once up, you have a 360 degrees view on the surrounding mountains, and a big question in your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing up it's a 15-20 minutes walk often against the wind, but definitively worth. Once up, you have a 360 degrees view on the surrounding mountains, and a big question in your head: how could they build such a fortress in a place so difficult to reach so long ago! There is one big room well preserved with an imposing... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since it will take a few hours each way from Carcassonne, you may as well make a day of it and visit the other castle, Peyrepertuse, and the Gorges de Galamus. Don't expect too much here as the only remains are the ruins of a small castle. A short hike up to the castle is required. There are sweeping views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove through the winding Corbierre roads to get to Cucugnan then up the steep winding road to the castle car park. When I got out of the car my jaw literally dropped. The view was absolutely stunning from high on a ridge across the Pyrenees with villages dotted around in the valley below. There are "green" toilets in the car... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The second castle we visited that day. Not as much of a hike to reach it but still a climb. Stunning views from the top.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Drive up the mountain and park up. Then a short steep climb up a good path to the castle. The castle is fairly well preserved. Climb the tower to be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the area. When descending don't exit the tower to the outside straight away. Carry straight on into the castle and down the stairs to... More 

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Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

A short but steep climb is needed to get to the chateaux, but the views are amazing. From the snow-clad peaks of the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean Sea. Well worth a visit!

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The castle is really cool. The restorations are well done and it is a unique place. The walk up is a non-factor and the price is quite reasonable. The surrounding area is gorgeous. Really there is no reason not to do this. It doesn´t take long (assuming you don´t do the audio tour) and it is impressive. I can´t speak... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This was the first of the Cathar castles we visited on our trip and looking up from the carpark I wondered what I'd let myself in for. With regular breaks though we made it to the castle entrance in about 20 minutes. The reward once inside makes the effort fully worthwhile. The history and spectacular views make you wonder how... More 

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Collinee, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

A steep limb not for the faint hearted or physically disadvantaged but the 360 degree view from the very top is absolutely fabulous and well worth the effort. The chateau itself is fascinating and not just for Kate Mosse fans, it has been subject to some quite skilful and appropriate renovation.

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Lamalou-les-Bains, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Get out of your car and work up to the castle and you will find your self in ruins of great historic sight. Enjoy the amercing view over the valleys.

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