CHÂTEAU D’USSON – MAISON DU PATRIMOINE

ROUZE

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Description

Château d’Usson, in the canton of Quérigut, part of Donezan, emerges from the high Pyrénées forests. The fortress of the former lords of So and Alion was first mentioned at the beginning of the 11th century. After serving as a refuge for Cathar “parfaits” , it served as ramparts to protect from Spanish invasions in modern times.
Visit the remains of the castle and the Maison du Patrimoine, a visitors centre for memory and discovery, with archaeological vestiges and models.
Access to the castle via a 15-minute walk from the car park on a made road.
A range of activities and entertainment: falconry displays, treasure hunts, historical re-enactments.

Opening

From October 23, 2022 to November 4, 2022

Monday
closed
Tuesday
closed
Wednesday
14:00 à 18:00
Thursday
closed
Friday
14:00 à 18:00
Saturday
closed
Sunday
14:00 à 18:00

Prices

  • Adult full rate : from 4,50€
  • Rate for children : from 2,50€
  • Students rates : from 2,50€
  • Group rate/adult : from 4,00€

Payment

  • Credit card
  • Cheques and postal orders (F)
  • Holiday vouchers (F)
  • Cash
  • Eurocard – Mastercard
  • Visa

Equipement & services

  • Film projection room
  • Activities with a specific theme
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Shop

Location

09460 ROUZE
Lat. 42° 44′ 7.93″ – Lon. 2° 5′ 16.48″

Route & access

Nearby