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Montségur Castle Photo Gallery

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    1/16. Montségur Castle perched on a rocky peak high above the visitors parking area

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    2/16. Montségur Castle south side, where the visitors hiking trail arrives at the center

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    3/16. A period-looking stele marking the Cathars' martyrdom site at the base of the mountain

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    4/16. A lower part of the trail up to the ticket booth of the Montségur Castle

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    5/16. Visitors descending a lower part of the trail to Montségur Castle

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    6/16. Montségur village viewed from about half way up to the Castle

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    7/16. Main entrance to Montségur Castle is the wooden platform at the left, with Montségur village far below

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    8/16. Interior, facing the west end of the Montségur fortress, toward the donjon tower

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    9/16. Interior of the Montségur fortress walls, towards the east end

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    10/16. A view out the narrow doorway of the back wall, towards the north

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    11/16. Looking along the back (north) wall of Montségur Castle

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    12/16. Upper part of the donjon ruins at the west end of Montségur Castle

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    13/16. The trail back down from Montségur Castle has great views

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    14/16. The trail back down from Montségur Castle also requires careful walking

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    15/16. Aerial photo of Montségur Castle on the rocks, by By MDanis via Wiki Commons

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    16/16. Aerial photo of Montségur Castle on the rocks, by By MDanis via Wiki Commons

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