Things to do

Explore our beautiful Ariège : hiking, lakes, Cathar castles, medieval cities, prehistoric caves, etc...

Medieval city of Mirepoix

This beautiful bastide will charm you with its welcoming atmosphere, its terraces, its restaurants, its colorful market on Monday morning, its superb half-timbered houses, its House of the Consuls, and its impressive Saint Maurice Cathedral.

Montbel Lake

Lac Montbel is 6 kms away from Belloc. There are a swimming beach, fishing, pedal boats and paddles. F

A nice 15kms footpath is around the lake.


UNESCO World Heritage Site. This magnificent and famous medieval city is a fortified city unique in Europe, by its size and state of conservation. Its history is know by 2000 years of conquest and the imprint of Catharism.

Montségur castle

Set on a rocky peak at 1 200 meters of altitude, the castle of Montségur in Ariège is a true myth. Filled with drama, energy and palpable emotion.