Town in the Aude, Arques is in the Pyrenees, in the heart of the Upper Aude Valley. Arques is located about fifty kilometers from Carcassonne, important tourist site in the region.
Top of the Cathars, the small village of Arques still offers its visitors an interesting historical heritage. It owes its fame to its medieval castle can still be visited today.
Well situated for exploring the rest of the region, the village of Arques is also surrounded by beautiful scenery, in the heart of a rich and typical nature of this part of France. History buffs will delight in this city still marked by the Middle Ages and its culture.