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Aguilar Castle

Cathar Castle

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One of the "five sons" of Carcassonne the castle was build at the beginning of 13th century.
During the cruisade was owned by the family de Termes - cathar defenders and vassals of the counts of Carcassonne.
It fell to the crusaders army lead by Simon de Montfort in 1210 and after that it became one of the royal fortresses guarding the frontier with Aragon.

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Address:Tuchan, 11350, Aude
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Visiting Hours:From 1 April to 15 June 10:00am- 6:00pm
16 June to 15 September 9:00am-7:00pm
6 September to 3 November 11:00am- 5:00pm
Closed from mid-November to the end of March


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