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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Lastours - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

At 14 kilometers north of the city of Carcassonne, the village Lastours welcomes you to the entrance of the Black Mountain and the Valley Orbiel.

Geographical information

Latitude43.3340000 (N 43° 20’ 2”)
Longitude2.3789630 (E 2° 22’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 163m to 383m
Surface area2.80 km²
Population166 inhabitants
Density59 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (11.2 mi, 25 min)
Insee code11194
IntercommunalityCC de la Montagne Noire

Nearest cities & towns

Les Ilhes1.7 mi (4 min)
Salsigne1.8 mi (6 min)
Villanière2.3 mi (6 min)
Fournes-Cabardès2.7 mi (7 min)
Sallèles-Cabardès3.7 mi (10 min)
Limousis4.3 mi (11 min)
Mas-Cabardès4.4 mi (11 min)
Roquefère4.5 mi (13 min)
Conques-sur-Orbiel5.2 mi (12 min)
Labastide-Esparbairenque5.5 mi (14 min)
Villardonnel5.7 mi (16 min)
Villeneuve-Minervois5.8 mi (14 min)
Miraval-Cabardès6.5 mi (15 min)
Villalier6.7 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

Not to be missed, the four castles Lastours. After visiting this unique site in Cathar country, you can go to Belvedere Montfermier where the view of the whole site is beautiful castles!

Site ranked by order dated September 2, 2010, among the sites of the department of the Aude, the site consists of the set formed by the Lastours castles and their surroundings as well as mines Barrencs, the municipalities of fournes-Cabardès Lastours, The Ilhes-Cabardès Limousis and Villanière.

Places of interest



The 4 castles Lastours
The 4 castles Lastours
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Lastours a beacon of Cathar country
Lastours a beacon of Cathar country
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The village seen from the hamlet of Lacombe
The village seen from the hamlet of Lacombe
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A village at the foot of his castle, there to live
A village at the foot of his castle, there to live
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See how these majestic castles are waiting for you ...
See how these majestic castles are waiting for you ...
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Thursday 12 december
Min. 6°C - Max. 9°C
Friday 13 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C
Saturday 14 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne
Culture and education40 € to 124 € Carcassonne (8.8 mi)
Canyoning in Montagne Noire
Sports sensations35 € to 55 € Mazamet (10.8 mi)
Canoe kayak on the Aude
Sports sensations22 € Puichéric (14.6 mi)
Relaxation at Les Étangs leisure centre
EntertainmentFreeSaïx (21 mi)
Rafting on the River Aude
Sports sensations28 € Alet-les-Bains (24 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Capitoul... capitelles and dolmens
HikeIntermediate3h10Villeneuve-Minervois (4.4 mi)
Versants of the Hard
HikeIntermediate5h30Cuxac-Cabardès (5.4 mi)
Roy Quarries
HikeEasy2h30Caunes-Minervois (7.5 mi)
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne (8.5 mi)
Haut-Languedoc - Passa Païs Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy6h00Mazamet (10.8 mi)


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