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Selfguided cycling the French Cathar castles in the Pyrénées

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Cathar Castles of the Pyrénees
B57 standard ** (this page)
B57 superior ***
Carcassonne Canal du Midi Narbonne Méditerranée coast
Queribus Castle Quillan Montsegur Carcassonne

Cathar Castles or the Pyrenees : From Carcassonne, via the Canal du Midi and the Med to Montsegur.

From the Mediterranean to the Pyrenees Ariegeoises in the heart or the sun blessed Corbieres region, or at Montsegur is where you can find the secret trails and Cathar castles. Imposing stone castles built high up in rocky crags of pogs.

These fortresses are the symbol of a tragic, political intrigue and drama that shook the South or France.

This walking holiday combines a historical interest that stirs the imagination as well as some memorable cycling through lush unspoilt mountains and valleys.
We offer the Cathar Tours as 5 to 12 days standard** packages(this page) or as superior*** packages , starting from Carcassonne.

 

 

 

Cycling the Cathar Castles routes in the Pyrenees

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10 days stnd:

Carcassonne
** Hotel du Vieux Pont or Hotel Aragon ***
Lagrasse
*** Hostellerie des Corbieres
Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse
** Hostellerie du Vieux Moulin
Camps sur l' Agly
** Le Bouchard (chambre d'hotes)
Quillan
** Casalys  or Nidelice (chambre d'hotes)
Camurac
** Chateau de Camurac
Montsegur
** Maison d'hotes le Pélerin
Chalabre
** Hotel de France
Carcassonne
** Hotel du Vieux Pont or Hotel Aragon ***
End of package after breakfast

Price p.p. €1082

Included:bags-transfer, 5 dinners, 9 overnights+ breakfast.

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B57 standard packages
Bags transfers included in basic rate. Basic rate: in € p.p. double room, sharing.
2019 B&B Dinners Lunches Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Supplement
July-Aug.
pp.p.
Supplement
single room
Solo
all-in
Bike
rental
E-Bike
rental
5 days 4 1 0 € 597 € 0 € 174 € 1053 € 72 € 135
6 days 5 1 0 € 667 € 1 € 209 € 1174 € 88 € 180
7 days 6 2 0 € 752 € 5 € 241 € 1305 € 105 € 210
8 days 7 4 0 € 950 € 5 € 288 € 1643 € 126 € 240
9 days 8 5 0 € 1054 € 5 € 311 € 1807 € 140 € 273
10 days 9 5 0 € 1128 € 5 € 344 € 1933 € 160 € 304
11 days 10 5 0 € 1307 € 5 € 390 € 2241 € 171 € 324
12 days 11 5 0 € 1381 € 5 € 413 € 2350 € 190 € 360

You can book this trip here

Extra nights B&B Dinner Lunch Basic rate
p.p. double
room sharing
Supplement
July-Aug.
pp.p.
Supplement
single room
Bike rental Bike rental
Carcassonne ** Pont Vieux yes no no € 57 € 0 € 48 € 15 € 15
Narbonne *** Résidence yes no no € 83 € 0 € 42 € 15 € 15
Lunches are not included. The price or a take-away lunch varies from 9 to 15 Euro. You can order it from the hotelkeeper the evening before departure.

Discount p.p. for groups and families
See terms and conditions or group discounts

B57 standard packages 5 - 12 days

Parties of 3 persons : 10 % p.p.
Parties of 4 persons : 15 % p.p.
Parties of 5 persons : 18 % p.p.
Parties of 6 persons : 20 % p.p.
Parties of 7 persons : 22 % p.p.
Parties of 8 persons : 23 % p.p.



Cycling in the Pyrenees


Packages Day programs Prices

Program or this standard ** Cathar Tour (with ** and *** hotels and Chambres d'h0tes)

The 5-7 days packages have light to "active" stages. The 8-12 days packages have more active stages, espacially after Quillan.

"egcum" in the tables below stands for: "cumulative positive elevation gains" of the day-stage.
The distances are the minimal distance on quite roads to the next hotel.

Programme B57 standard **

5 - 7 days
Minimum distances in kms per day.

5 days 6 days 7 days
Carcassonne **, arrival day.
No cycling day.
Visit of the Cité
day 1 day 1 day 1
Lagrasse ** Hostellerie des Corbières
Alt. 118m.
day 2
55 kms
egcum: 300m
day 2
55 kms
egcum: 300m
day 2
55 kms

egcum: 300m
Tuchan **
Relais Aguillar

Alt. 150m
day 3
48 kms
egcum pos: 300m
Duilhac sous Peyrepertuse
le Vieux Moulin *
*
Alt. 350m.
Visit of 3 Cathar castles.
day 3
52 kms
egcum pos: 430m
day 3
58 kms
egcum pos: 500m
day 4
22 or 38 kms
egcum pos: 500m
Quillan
Ch. d'H0tes Nidelice or Casalys **
Alt. 289m
day 4
57 kms
egcum pos: 430m
day 5
56 kms
egcum 450m
Carcassonne **,
Alt. 110m.
day 4
26 or 45 kms
egcum 250m
day 5
26 or 45 kms
egcum 250m
day 6
26 or 45 kms
egcum 250m
Leave after breakfast, end of tyhe package. day 5 day 6 day 7

Programme B57 standard **

8 - 12 days
Minimum distances in kms per day.

8 days 9 days 10 days 11 days 12 days
Carcassonne **, arrival day.
No cycling day.
Visit of the Cité
day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day 1
Lagrasse
** Hostellerie des Corbières

Alt. 118m.
day 2
55 kms
egcum: 300m
day 2
55 kms
egcum: 300m
day 2
55 kms

egcum: 300m
day 2
55 kms
egcum pos: 300m
day 2
55 kms
egcum pos: 300m
Narbonne
*** La Résidence
Alt. 10m.
day 3
46
or 66 kms
egcum pos: 200m
day 3
44 or 66
kms
egcum pos: 200m
Portel-les-Corbières **
Alt. 61m
day 4
48 or 72 kms
egcum pos: 300m
Tuchan
**
Relais Aguillar
Alt. 150m
day 3
48 kms
egcum pos: 200m
day 3
48 kms
egcum pos: 200m
day 3
48 kms
egcum pos: 200m
day 4
55 or 78
kms
egcum pos: 380m
day 5
35 or 58 kms
egcum pos: 300m
Duilhac sous Peyrepertuse
le Vieux Moulin *
*
Alt. 350m.
Visit of 3 Cathar castles.
day 4
22 or 38 kms
egcum pos: 500m
day 5
22 or 38 kms
egcum pos: 500m
day 6
22 or 38 kms
egcum pos: 500m
Quillan
Casalys Chambre d'hotes **
Alt. 289m
day 4
6
2 kms
egcum pos: 330m
day 4
6
2 kms
egcum pos: 330m
day 5
56 kms
egcum 450m
day 6
56 kms
egcum 450m
day 7
56 kms
egcum 450m
Camurac
Chateau de Camurac
**
Alt
: 1220m
day 5
53 kms
egcum 550m
day 6
53 kms
egcum 550m
day 7
53 kms
egcum 550m
day 8
53 kms
egcum 550m
Montsegur
Maison d'Hotes le Pélerin
**
Alt.: 1207 m
day 5
50
kms
egcum pos: 1000m or
800m
day 6
38 or 76
kms
egcum pos: 400m
day 7
38 or 76
kms
egcum pos: 400m
day 8
38 or 76
kms
egcum pos: 400m
day 9
38 or 76
kms
egcum pos: 400m
Mirepoix ** Alt. 382m. day 6
34 kms
egcum 200m
day 7
34 kms
egcum 200m
day 8
34 kms
egcum 200m
day 9
34 kms
egcum 315m
day 10
34 kms
egcum 315m
Carcassonne **
Alt. 110m.
day 7
50 kms
egcum 250m
day 8
50 kms
egcum 250m
day 9
50 kms
egcum 250m
day 10
50 kms
egcum 250m
day 11
50 kms
egcum 250m
End of package after breakfast day 8 day 9 day 10 day 11 day 12


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