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Chateaux de Lastours

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Address: 22 Route des 4 chateaux | N 43.334219 - E 2.377995, 11600 Lastours, France
Phone Number: 33468775602
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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These tours are really worth seeing. The walk up to the tours is not easy though - so probably not great for people with mobility issues. The view at the top if fantastic, and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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yukon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These tours are really worth seeing. The walk up to the tours is not easy though - so probably not great for people with mobility issues. The view at the top if fantastic, and it is great to climb around the ruins. Just a word of caution to people with kids - there are not really that many safety features... More 

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful site and a ‘must see’ for anyone visiting the area. There are a lot of steps and the visit to the site is not for the infirm or very unfit. However, the belvédère (view-point) is easily accessible and provides a dramatic view of the four towers. RECOMMENDATION: Visit the belvédère first. The view is very impactive... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can hike (it takes about 1 to 2 hours) or you can go by car to Belvedere for a panorama view of the four ruined castles (Cathar Castles).

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations clients at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Dear Maria Thank you for your message , we hope to see you again. best regards Thérèse More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We walked the steep inclines to each of the 4 castles (the 4th one Cabaret was closed for restoration and has scaffolding on the tower). The paths and walkways are better kept than some of the previous castles we have visited and were much easier to navigate. The third castle Tour Regine has wooden steps inside that you can climb... More 

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations clients at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Thank you Mister Andrew for you message so kindly. we hope to see you again and why not with friends of you. best regards Thérèse More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Like many others I did not make it to the top due to the steep climb. However there is a splendid view from a purpose built view point a fairly short drive away that is well worth the effort as the views on a clear sunny day are amazing

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations clients at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Dear Mister Roy, Thank you for your message, it's true the vieuw point on the Belvédère is just amassing. And really easy ther to walk. best regards Thérèse More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Religious intolerance drove the Cathars to build these mountain peak chateaux. There remnants speak today of the need for tolerance. Their setting is just astonishing. One can have a good hike from peak to peak or view them from the belvedere across the valley.

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations publiques at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Thank you soo much for your commentary see you again best regards Thérèse More 

Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Great scenery and very interesting. The view are great and its an easy hike up to the top of the castles.

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations clients at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kindly message. We hope to see you again in d'Aude, why not with a group? Best regards Thérèse More 

Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Hiking on steep slopes as you move between four centuries-old castles on a single ridge. It was wonderful, but perhaps not suitable for the infirm or high heels.

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations clients at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Thank you soo much, for your message, best regards Thérèse More 

Bristol
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57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

If you can walk up hills - then do so, you will be rewarded by what awaits. Stunning views, mystery, old tales, stunning Cyprus trees, good paths and don't forget your camera. We saw it at 4.00 pm on a December afternoon and we were in two minds as the light was not great - but SO SO SO glad... More 

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Chateaux Lastou... L, Responsable relations publiques at Chateaux de Lastours, responded to this review

Hello dear sir PhilJamesBristol. Thank you so much for your message about the for castles, we are glade that you enjoye the site. WE HOPE SEE YOU AGAIN. Best regards. Thérèse More 

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

These are really four castles next to each other on a hill. The old ruinous towers and walls are marvellous. Walking around is a bit dangerous at times - if you're a bit shaky I would not recommend going here. The scenery is better at many other castles. I was dropped off nearby by a bus departing in Carcassonne, but... More 

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Goeden Dag Dank u voor uw vriendelijk comentary over de vier kastelen van Lastours. Wij hopen U te zien in... More 

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