Château de Puivert
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Château de Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert
 
Château de Puivert - Puivert

Puivert Castle, locally known as Château de Puivert, lies near the village with the same name, west of the town of Quillan in the Languedoc-Roussillion region in France.

Of all the Cathares castles, Puivert Castle certainly is one of the best preserved. It was built in the 14th century.

With its 35 meters high keep in which four splendid rooms are superimposed, its 6 towers incorporated in its enclosure wall, this castle dominates the old glacial lake of Puivert below. One of the rooms in the keep has very nice carvings of 8 characters with medieval musical instruments on its walls.

You can climb to the top of the keep which offers a great view on the Quercorb plain to north, to the west of Montségur Castle with the summits of the Pyrenees behind it and to the east of the peak of Bugarach...
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The castle, 600 meters (1970 feet) above sea level, is sited on a green hill top (Puig-Vert). Perhaps the significance of the name is that most castles in the area are not on green hill tops, but rocky mountain tops.

At the start of the Wars against the Cathars, the so-called Albigensian Crusade, Puivert's seigneur was Bernard de Congost. His wife Alpaïs had become a Parfaite before her death just a year earlier in 1208.

In November 1210 the Castle was besieged (just after the fall of Termes) by Simon de Montfort, and fell after three days. The dispossessed Congost family carried on the fight against the invaders.

The castle was classified as an Historic Monument (Monument historique) in 1907...

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Château de Puivert - Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert

Château de Puivert - Puivert
  Opening Château de Puivert:  

- 01 january to 18 april - From 10:00 to 17:00
- Closed day(s): Saturday
- 19 april to 15 november - From 09:00 to 19:00
 
Qualité Tourisme Qualité Sud de France Le Pays Cathare Aude Tourisme La Région Languedoc-Roussillon

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  * Bar
* Individual guided tours
* Unguided group visits
* Group guided tours
* Individual guided tours
* Unguided group visits
* Group guided tours
  Sightseeing
 
- Château de Peyrepertuse
- Rennes le Château
- Château de Puilaurens
- Château de Puivert
- Château de Montségur
- Aude en Pyrénées
- Quillan
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- Terres-cathares
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- Le Château d'Arques
- La Bouichère - Jardin aux Plantes parfumées
- Le Musée des Dinosaures d’Espéraza
- Saint Hilaire
- Alet les Bains
- Limoux
- The Angel Art Sanctuary
- Elevage des biches de Picarel
- Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillets
- Gorges de Galamus
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
- Carcassonne, la Bastide Saint-Louis
- Lac de la Cavayère
- Canal du Midi
- Kangaroo park
- Les Quatre Châteaux de Lastours
- L'Abbaye de Villelongue (abbaye cistercienne)
- Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses et Villaret.
- Montagne Noir
- Saissac
- Lac du Lampy
- Fanjeaux
- Monastère de Prouilhe
- Montreal
- Castelnaudary
- Bram
- L'Abbaye de Saint-Papoul
- Lac de St-Ferréol
- Lac de la Ganguise
- Labastide d'Anjou
- Toulouse
- Loisirs sportifs, Randonnées, Escalade, Canyoning
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- Montolieu
- Caunes-Minervois
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- Narbonne
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- Horreum Romain
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- Aqua Jet Narbonne
- Narbonne Plage
- Abbey of Fontfroide
- Homps
- Musée de Bizanet
- Ille-sur-Têt - Les Orgues
- Forteresse de Salses
- Les 9 Écluses de Fonséranes
- Musée National d'Ensérune
- Musée de Bizanet
- Bages
- St Pierre des Clars
- Ornaisons
- Lézignan-Corbières
- Minervois Region
- Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains d'Amphoralis
- Montagne Noir
- Minerve
- Argens-Minervois
- Le Moulin de l'Oulibo - L’Odyssée de l’Olivier
- La Curiosité de L'Auriol (Lauriole)
- Pirat Parc - Attraction Park (Gruissan)
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Château de Puivert
 
Leisure - Museum - Castle - Abbey
 
Château de Puivert
11230 PUIVERT
 
Phone +33 4.68.20.81.52
Fax -

Email -
infos@chateau-de-puivert.com

Website -
www.chateau-de-puivert.com

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Adults: 5.00 €
Children: 3.00 €
 
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