Cathar Country Tours of Cathar Castles in the Languedoc, France.

Tours of Cathar Castles in the Languedoc, France

 

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Cathar Country Tours
Historical Tours of Cathar Castles in deep rural France
Led by James McDonald



Tour of Bram

Tour of Medieval castrum in the form of a circulade, with church and vanished château-fort (castle) at its centre.

 

Bram

 

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What You'll Learn About
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Tour Options

  • One day scheduled tours
  • One day of three-day scheduled tours
  • One day of one-Week scheduled tours

This tour is usually combined with a visit to Montreal, Fanjeaux & Prouille

 

Tour Access Difficulty Rating

 

Very easy walk on the flat, but with steps

 

Scheduled Tour Dates & Times

For the latest scheduled tour dates, see scheduled Tour Dates

Times for the day tour: 9am - 5 pm

 

What You'll See

The Circulade of Bram in the centre of the modern village of Bram

The Church of Sainte Basilisse and Saint Julien

Ste of the château of Bram (demolished in the 18th century)

 

What You'll Learn About

  • Eburomagus
  • Bram and Catharism
  • Cathar v Catholic Theology
  • Bram and the Albigensian Crusade
  • Bram, Laurac, Montreal, Fanjeaux & Prouille
  • Bram & Montsegur, Alazaïs Raseire and burning "heretics" at the stake
  • The siege of Bram - and its consequences - links to Lastours

 

Tour Start Point

Entrance to the central church (Église Saints-Julien-et-Basilisse)
3-5 Rue de l'Église,
11150 Bram
Aude
Languedoc-Roussillon
France

Lat. N 43.243788
Long. E 2.113323

 

 

Tour Leader

James McDonaldThe tour is lead by the author James McDonald. James has extensive experience as a public speaker and broadcaster, and lives locally in the heart of Cathar Country. His has an encyclopedic knowledge of all aspects of Catharism and its history in the Languedoc. He is an author and the translator of Voltaire's work on the Cathars, published in English as "The Crusade Against the People of the Languedoc".

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Bram

 

Les suppliciés de Bram, 1960, by Jacques Fauché, oil on wood, 118 x 75cm

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

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