CHÂTEAU D’USSON – MAISON DU PATRIMOINE
Last update 31/03/2022
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.
From May 27, 2022 to May 28, 2022
From June 18, 2022 to July 3, 2022
From July 8, 2022 to August 31, 2022
From September 3, 2022 to September 18, 2022
From October 23, 2022 to November 4, 2022
- Adult full rate : from 4,50€
- Rate for children : from 2,50€
- Students rates : from 2,50€
- Group rate/adult : from 4,00€
- Credit card
- Cheques and postal orders (F)
- Holiday vouchers (F)
- Eurocard – Mastercard
Equipement & services
- Film projection room
- Activities with a specific theme
- Temporary exhibitions
Lat. 42° 44′ 7.93″ – Lon. 2° 5′ 16.48″