The Cathar trail

History and Geography are two inseparable matters when it comes to the Cathar Trail. Put your foot on the Cathar Trail, and you'll be transported 8 centuries ago, in a rich History environment, without the use of a time machine, just by using your feet !

So, ready for adventure ?

FACTS

Hiking

LEGS LIST

  • Leg 1 : Port-La-Nouvelle/Durban-Corbières - 29km/600m altitude difference+/ 6h45
  • Leg 2 : Durban-Corbières/Tuchan - 28km/800m altitude difference+/7h
  • Leg 3 : Tuchan/Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse - 23,5km/750m altitude difference+/6h30
  • Leg 4 : Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse/Camps-sur-Agly - 20km/850m altitude difference+/5h15
  • Leg 5 : Camps-sur-Agly/Aigues-Bonnes Puilaurens - 25,5km/700m altitude difference+/7h15
  • Leg 5bis : Camps-sur-Agly/Bugarach - 12km/500m altitude difference+/3h45
  • Leg 6 : Aigues-Bonnes Puilaurens/Labeau - 26,5km/550m altitude difference+/6h40
  • Leg 6bis : Bugarach/Quillan - 24,5km/700m altitude difference+/6h30
  • Leg 7 : Labeau/Puivert - 27,5km/800m altitude difference+/7h15
  • Leg 7bis : Quillan/Puivert - 20,5km/700m altitude difference+/5h45
  • Leg 8 : Puivert/Espezel-Belvis - 17km/600m dénivlé+/4h30
  • Leg 9 : Espezel-Belvis/Comus - 20km/500m altitude difference+/5h15
  • Leg 10 : Comus/Montségur - 14,5km/500m altitude difference+/3h30
  • Leg 11 : Montségur/Roquefixade - 17km/550m altitude difference+/4h15
  • Leg 12 : Roquefixade/Foix - 18km/500m altitude difference+/4h50

TRAVEL BOOK

In order to facilitate the organisation of your trip, here is gathered, town by town, all practical information concerning :

  • Accommodation (stop over gites, hotels, camping sites, guest houses)
  • Shops and services (restaurants, food store, food markets days, Internet access, emergency services, leasure and touristic sites)
  • Transports
  • Tourists information points

CARTOGRAPHY

Rambler