Massimiliano Fucksas's monumental sculpture
One of the few decorated caves still open to the public
Booking is essential
Kitted out with a portable lamp, you go along the main gallery for 800 metres before you reach the “Salon Noir” (Black Chamber).
Flint knapping, fire lighting, cave painting, hunting, archaeological digs,... several recreational and participative wokshops.
It is the ideal complement to a visit to Niaux and Mas-d’Azil Caves
“Le Bouquetin” restaurant offers you convivial surroundings and a wonderful view over the Prehistory Park’s lakes and waterfalls.
Mas d’Azil Cave is known the world over as a site that was occupied in prehistoric times by the Magdalenian and Azilian Man.
Your ticket also gives you access to the Prehistory Museum where you can see reproductions of these drawings and engravings.
After a terrible 10-month siege, the castle’s garrison laid down their arms in the beginning of March 1244.
Situated at an altitude of 1,207 m, Montségur Castle is built on a natural site, remarkably unspoilt and wild.
By going on a guided tour you will be able to get a better idea of the structures that no longer exist today.
The guided tour will allow you to discover the history of the castle over the centuries.
Foix Castle is an Ariège’s emblematic site
Several different exhibitions in the castle
In 1289, after a devastating flood, the regular layout of the Bastide towns was adopted for the reconstruction of this “New Town”.
Mirepoix, a lovely mediaeval “New Town” built of wood and cob, will reveal itself to anyone who takes the time to approach it and plunge into its turbulent history….
The holm oak that is thought to be nearly 800 years old, a listed Ancient Monument.
The Mediaeval wallet town of Saint-Lizier - designated "most beautiful village in France" - is a stopping place on St-James-Way
It was on this unique site overlooking the Walled Town of Saint-Lizier that the Bishops of Couserans built a sumptuous palace and a richly decorated cathedral.
The site’s five hectares present 120 trades, most of which have now disappeared.
Truly a living history book, the Forges de Pyrène will bring the Ariège of yesteryear back to life
“Les âges de la vie” show.
This original, moving show takes you back through the life and times of Baptistou, aged 85.