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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, France
+33 4 30 37 00 77
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Absolutely breathtaking

We visited Peyrepertuse after searching which castle to visit. This was an amazing hike and awesome... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anniston, Alabama
via mobile
Stunning medieval castle

Wear good shoes when you visit Peyrepertuse, since there is a walk up rocky slopes to get to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy H
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“car park” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, France
+33 4 30 37 00 77
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Peyrepertuse after searching which castle to visit. This was an amazing hike and awesome castle. The construction atop the peaks is astounding. I couldn't imagine being an army trying to attack this place. The hike was steep in parts but safe the whole...More

Thank chrishyche
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wear good shoes when you visit Peyrepertuse, since there is a walk up rocky slopes to get to the castle. Some visitors were panting when they reached the top on the warm September afternoon when we visited. Take the time to explore the various levels...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The site opens at 10.00 during the winter and 9.00 during the summer. Closing times are 16.30 in the winter and gradually increase to 20:00 during the summer months. Admission is 6.50 for adults, 3.50 for children, and 5.50 for seniors. In July tickets increase...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is nice Cathare castle. The walking is more difficult to walk then the Quéribus castle. You do have to watch out if you have young kids. We do recommend to do both castle. The view is obviously very nice. You also can see nice...More

1  Thank Kwi_kwa_ju
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was our third castle of the day so I was exhausted. Had just been to Cháteau Quéribus, which you can see from Peyrepertuse. Peyrepertuse is bigger than Quéribus but it is a lot harder to get to the top. The problem is the path...More

2  Thank pennock54
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is an amazing fortress built on a rock and I am not sure how they did it. The access is along a path on the side of the hill. It is a bit of hard work on the heat of the day but it...More

Thank Bonwight
Reviewed 26 July 2017

just a beautiful hike in a wonderful natural area, surrounded by pristine mediteranean forest and charming tiny villages, lots of sun and a real country feel

Thank raguva
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It was very windy on the day we visited but as a result the rain clouds blew through rapidly giving some amazing lighting effects! The castle is well worth the €9 entry fee and 30 minute walk and nothing like as laborious (in my view)...More

1  Thank HeavenCrawley
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a wonderful place but requires driving round lots of hairpin bends, followed by a 15 minute scramble up a rocky path. Then there are stairs up to the keep and other parts of the castle. Well worth it but takes a bit of...More

1  Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Loved the views from this castle was perched high on the mountainside. Bit of a climb to it so not great if you are unsteady on your feet.

Thank Tony and Sarah G
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27 August 2016|
Response from janerogers50 | Reviewed this property |
It's in French. We were however able to appreciate the action and enjoyed the show. Most of the visitors appeared to understand French.
Susan L
19 January 2016|
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Response from rmhayes | Reviewed this property |
Hello Susan, Apologies but I don't know because we went early in the day. If you google peyrpertuse their contact details come up and you can ask them directly. Do go though it's fabulous but try to pick a fay when the... More