France - Cathar Castles trail from Port la Nouvelle to Quillan towards the Pyrenees

France - Cathar Castles trail from Port la Nouvelle to Quillan towards the Pyrenees

This self-guided hiking - the Cathar Castles Trail

From Port La Nouvelle to Quillan, between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, in the heart of the sun baked Corbieres region of south-west France, the hike progresses from wild, lush countryside to mountains and sun-blessed vineyards, with a cultural heritage which derives from some of the most mysterious and dramatic pages of the history of France : the Catharism

Day 1

Port la Nouvelle

Day 2

PORT LA NOUVELLE - ROQUEFORT LES CORBIERES – 10.5 km – 2h30

Day 3

ROQUEFORT DES CORBIERES - DURBAN – 16.km – 4h00 -+ 480m.

Day 4

DURBAN - TUCHAN – 28 km – 8h30 - + 800m.

Day 5

TUCHAN - DUILHAC S/PEYREPERTUSE 24 km – 6h00 - + 750 m

Day 6

DUILHAC - LA BASTIDE DES CAMPS – 20.3 km – 5h00 - +800 m

Day 7

LA BASTIDE - BUGARACH – 10 km 3h00 or 7h00 (ascent to Pech de Bugarach)

Day 8

BUGARARCH - QUILLAN – 23 km – 6h15 - +700 m

Day 9

QUILLAN - End of your trip after breakfast.

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Self guided WALKING
Level
CATHAR CASTLES
Duration :
9 Days
From :
720 €

Included : see details in Dates and Prices section

2 star hotel and charming guest houses

Half board (dinners)

The luggage transfers from hotel to hotel

A road book and a map

English speaking assistance for all your questions on your trip.

 

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Access : Carcassonne, Perpignan

Starts in : Port la Nouvelle train station  

Ends in : Quillan

 

Information : click on "ask for more information"

Phone : +33 558 48 71 65

cecile@icietlanature.com



 

See also : the Cathar Castles trail from Quillan to Foix

 

How to reserve ? see details in Dates and Prices section

Highlights 

.Gorgeous scenery : vineyards, distant peaks.

.Wonderful food and wine,

.Charming villages and guest houses.