Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Entrance to medieval town of Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France ©Brian Jannsen Photography

Quéribus, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - The Château de Quéribus (in Occitan Castèl de Queribús) is a ruined castle in the commune of Cucugnan in the Aude département of France. It has been listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1907. Queribus is one of the "Five Sons of Carcassonne", along with Aguilar, Peyrepertuse, Termes and Puilaurens: five castles strategically placed to defend the new (1659) French border against the Spanish.

The Château de Quéribus (in Occitan Castèl de Queribús) is a ruined castle in the commune of Cucugnan in the Aude département of France. It has been listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since

Chateau d' Arques, France.

The Keep castle: its early variants, construction and masonry. Interior arrangements, where the finest rooms were placed, and examples of keep castles in Europe.

Château de Puilaurens 11140 Lapradelle-Puilaurens Languedoc

The Château de Puilaurens is one of the so-called Cathar castles in what is now the South of France. It is located in the commune of Lapradelle-Puilaurens

The Donjon d'Arques, Arques, Aude, Languedoc, France.... http://www.catharcountry.info/tour__arques.htm .... Built by a French crusader family after the Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars of the Languedoc, around the time the Languedoc was annexed by France.

Cathar Castle Tours - Arques

Exclusive Cathar Tours in the Languedoc: Tour Cathar Castles in the South of France. Learn about the Albigensian Crusade and what happened to the Cathars.

Fontfroide Abbey, 15 kilometers south-west of Narbonne, Aude, France.... http://www.catharcountry.info/ ... Fontfroide Abbey or l'Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Fontfroide is a former Cistercian monastery founded in 1093 by the Viscount of Narbonne. This abbey was the Cistercian centre of operations during the Albigensian Crusade - the 13th Century war against the Cathars of the Languedoc.

Cathar Castle Tours

Exclusive Cathar Tours in the Languedoc: Tour Cathar Castles in the South of France. Learn about the Albigensian Crusade and what happened to the Cathars.

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