Puilaurens

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Puilaurens
TownPuilaurens
Insee code11302
Postcode11140
Latitude42.8005980
Longitude2.3050510
AltitudeFrom 399 to 1420 meters
Surface33.38 km²
Population266 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townCarcassonne (at 71 km, 79 min)Salvezines at 2.2 km
DepartmentAudeGincla at 4.5 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

On site, trade, restaurants and post office.

An area equipped for camper.


SIGHTSEEING

Puilaurens Cathar castle of one of the 5 son of Carcassonne. Within the network of Cathar country, visiting the castle Puilaurens is a useful complement that of two other royal fortresses closest: Peyrepertuse and Quéribus. It is also called the white lady of the castle due to her legend! Information: Email: chateau.puilaurens @ orange.fr

Detailed information
MonumentsCastle of Puilaurens
Natural sitesForest of the Fanges

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Mid-July, concert harp in the courtyard of the castle and craft market and farmer in the parking lot of the ticket. Information: Tel. : +33 4 68 20 65 26 - +33 9 64 42 73 45 - Email: chateau.puilaurens @ orange.fr


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Axat rafting and swimming.

Angling to Gesse.

Tourist train.

Horseback riding.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Rafting, hydrospeed or canoe-raft in AudeSports sensationsFrom 30 € to 40 €Axat (6.6 km)
Summer and snowshoe hikesSports sensations25 €Belvianes-et-Cavirac (10.3 km)
Forest acrobatic trailSports sensations20 €Alet-les-Bains (21 km)
Rafting on the River AudeSports sensations28 €Alet-les-Bains (22 km)
Horse ride in the mountainsNature and the outdoorsFrom 14 € to 23 €Matemale (29 km)

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PHOTOS

View of the keep from the courtyard of the castleView of the keep from the courtyard of the castle
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 31 July
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Min. 17°C - Max. 28°C
Friday 1 August
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Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
Saturday 2 August
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Min. 18°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHostellerie du Grand Duc
Gincla
At the heart of Cathar country, the Hostellerie du Grand Duc welcomes you in a mansion dating from 1780. For 33 years, the family Bruchet invites you to enjoy regional cuisine, both...
Located 4.6 km from Puilaurens39 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Reine du Château  
6.7
Rennes-le-Château
OUT OF TIME - Located at the entrance of the village of Rennes-le-Château, the restaurant opens La Reine du Château a spectacular view of the country Razès and on the mountain of Bugarach....
Located 14.5 km from Puilaurens31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLe Jardin des Gorges    
9.5
Belvianes-et-Cavirac
Located within the heart of the Cathar Country, at the gates of the majestic Peaks of the Défilé de la Pierre Lys and the Pyrenees, Karine and Patrick would like to welcome you in their...
Located 10.3 km from PuilaurensFrom 50 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomB &b rock fort    
9.7
Roquefort-de-Sault
The guest room is located in the center of the village at 1000 m altitude. You can enjoy a view from the terrace and a room of character with private bathroom. The capacity is three...
Located 11 km from Puilaurens50 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLes eaux Tranquilles    
9.6
Quillan
Les Eaux Tranquilles is located in an acre of private park at the foot of the Pyrenees. Located between the hamlets of Belvianes and Cavirac, just 4 km south of Quillan on the banks...
Located 12.8 km from PuilaurensFrom 45 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsCasa metternich  
9.6
Fenouillet
Casa Metternich is an old stone house, renovated and decorated with love and taste. All around the house is a beautiful natural panorama in a privileged and quiet spot, surrounded by...
Located 5.6 km from PuilaurensFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 
Bungalow for 2 personsCoup de Coeur  
9.2
Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes
A charming cottage isolated, quiet and pretty, perfect for couples looking for a place to explore the area or simply recharge their batteries. The cottage is located a short distance...
Located 6.6 km from PuilaurensFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLe Balcon Threeroofs   NEW
Vira
Bright and spacious apartment (50m²) with terrace for 2 persons on the first floor of a detached house. The house is located 600 m outside the village of Vira in natural surroundings...
Located 9.4 km from Puilaurens400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 2,5 haCamping Le Moulin du Pont d'Alies    
8.8
Axat
A campsite on a human scale, nestled in the cool of a wide bend of the Aude with several islands accessible by foot, into the throats of Pierre-Lys, in a preserved and protected, and...
Located 5.5 km from PuilaurensFrom 13.50 € to 19.50 € per day 
37 places over 0,5 haCamping Val d'Aleth    
9.1
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Alet-les-Bains
A small family campsite with Quality Tourisme, Pays Cathare, Quality South of France recognition. Situated on the banks of the river Aude, in a beautiful medieval village. Only 30 mins...
Located 22 km from PuilaurensFrom 16 € to 18 € per day 
23 places over 0,5 haDomaine résidentiel de la mare aux fées    
9.7
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Roquefeuil
Want to escape the city, pollution, stress and everyday problems ? Camping La Mare aux Fees invites travelers to have a good time and relax in the Pyrenean Mountains. Here, nature and...
Located 25 km from Puilaurens17.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hostellerie Du Grand Duc - Hotel in PuilaurensHostellerie Du Grand Duc     
8.8
Gincla
The family-run Hostellerie du Grand Duc is located on the edge of the Boucheville Forest, in the heart of Cathar country. The hostellerie offers free Wi-Fi internet access and private...
Located 4.6 km from PuilaurensRoom from 69 €
Hotel Axat - Hotel in PuilaurensHotel Axat    
8
Axat
Hotel Axat is located in the Languedoc region, at the foot of the Pyrenées and a few metres from the Aude river, where you can practice water sports such as rafting, canoeing and kayaking....
Located 5.8 km from PuilaurensRoom from 47 €
La Maison Templiere - Hotel in PuilaurensLa Maison Templiere    
8.2
Belvianes-et-Cavirac
La Maison Templiere is located in Belvaines-et-Cavirac, in the Aude Valley between Toulouse and Perpignan. It offers spacious accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and...
Located 10.6 km from PuilaurensRoom from 45 €

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Hôtel Montmorency
Hotel Montmorency is located at the foot of Carcassonne’s walls and opposite the entrance to the medieval city. It offers Wi-Fi access, a pool and a hot...
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Hôtel Montmorency
Hotel Montmorency is located at the foot of Carcassonne’s walls and opposite the entrance to the medieval city. It offers...
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