Chateau de Puilaurens, Lapradelle-Puilaurens

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The Château de Puilaurens (Puilaurens Castle, also Puylaurens; in Occitan: lo Castèl de Puèg-Laurenç) is one of the so-called Cathar castles in the commune of Lapradelle-Puilaurens in the Aude département. The castle is located above the Boulzane Valley and the villages of Lapradelle and Puilaurens. There is a path from Axat to the castle.

The castle has been listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1902.
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  • One of the most magnificent cathare castle of south of france, stunning view & stronghold and forest view surrounding it. Worth the drive and stop to visit !  more »
  • It rained all night and it was going to rain all this day. This makes climbing the Cathar castles somewhat treacherous when you are stepping on smooth and worn stone. So I decided to climb only one...  more »

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