The peninsula Ambialet is embraced by a bend in the Tarn 3 km long river, dominated by a priory (monastery) and a Romanesque church of the eleventh century built on its slate needle. The town is located on the Meridian Green in the wake of the Tarn valley.
Exceptional natural site and witness a rich history!
In the Middle Ages, Ambialet was the seat of the Viscount of Trencavel, rivals of the counts of Toulouse, and was occupied by Simon de Montfort during the Albigensian Crusade against the (period Cathar).
The ruins of Castella and configuration of the site with its strong testament to the greatness of Ambialet. A show Sound & Light tells his story every Thursday at 22h in July and August.
The picturesque site can be visited all year. The best time is spring to early winter.