Cathar castles journey 

Montégur & Roquefixade Castles

A day trip into the Cathar Country

Discover the pleasure of cycling in the mountains. The ascent will be absorbed by the electric assistance, and you will be able to benefit fully from the stunning 360° panorama offered to you from your driving seat. The castle of Montsegur, the high point of Catharism, awaits you on its rocky peak, which you will be able to enjoy climbing by bike!

Highlights :
  • Access to the Château de Montségur and Roquefixade
  • Journey through the wild and preserved landscapes of l’Ariège
  • High-end electric bikes for an original ride
  • Climb mountain pass Col de Montségur
  • Accompaniment by a professional cycling instructor
Departure: From July to August

4 person at a minimum


Planning of the day :

Meeting point :
06h20 in front of the shop Cité2roues, 15 Allées Forain-François Verdier, 31000 Toulouse
06h30 Départure, 1h45 minibus drive to joint the start of the bike tour.

Morning :
20 km on peacefull road surronded by mountain,
-Montségur mountain pass climbing
-Access to château de Montségur
-Access to Montségur Museum

Noon :
Restaurant break in Montsegur Village

Afternoon :
30 km of e-bike ridding, visit of  Roquefixade castel and village.

Back to Toulouse arround 19h30/20h

Cost and Departure


From July to August, only on Tusday


Nbr Pers

Rate /Adult


< 16 yo 

4 to 5

175€ 125€
6 to  8 155€ 115€

Price Includes :

  • Supervision by a qualified cycling instructor
  • Transport by minibus to and from the meeting point
  • Hire of a high-end electric bike
  • Safety equipment
  • Restaurant break
  • Admission to Montségur Castle
  • Admission to Montségur Museum
  • A hot or cold drink before setting off

Price does not include:

  • Transport from your accommodation to the meeting and setting off point
  • Personal expenses
  • Generally speaking, anything not quoted in “Price Includes”

Payement :

  • Deposit : 30% while signing up.
  • Balance : due two weeks before the start of the tour.

Departure garantee with 4 person

Meeting point :

06:20am in front of the shop Cité2roues, 15 Allées Forain-François Verdier, 31000 Toulouse
06h30 Départure, 1h45 minibus drive to joint the start of the bike tour.

All our tours require mastery of the fundamentals of cycling, “Balance, Propulsion, Braking”.
In general, our courses are designed for everyday participants. You don’t need to be an experienced cyclist to ride with us, our instructors are there to guide you!

Level :Challenging
The departure takes place on a terrain of high elevation, in the Mountains, at high altitude. The roads and trails are uneven, with numerous potholes and obstacles. You are comfortable on your bike in all situations, so you can share a beautiful ride for several hours.

Terrain :
Mountain route, using small road, the ride takes place on a road with little traffic, which presents some hairpin turns around which one should take particular care on the descent.

Baggage :
The bikes are equipped with a pannier bag, allowing you to carry your personal belongings during the day.

A State-Qualified Cycling Instructor-Guide

Meals :
Restaurant break for lunch, and some feed station on the way.
You can, of course, complement this as you wish by bringing additional food to suit your tastes during the ride.

Recommended equipment:

What to pack:

Remember: All our bicycles are equipped with a side pannier bag, in which you can store your belongings.

  • Water bottle, we provide water
  • Clothes: A comfortable outfit, a fleece jacket, a waterproof windbreaker (essential, even in summer the descents can feel very cold). A change of clothes (optional, for your comfort on the return by minibus)
  • Shoes: Closed-toe sneakers or trainers, (sandals, bare feet, high heels, or any other dress shoes are prohibited)
  • Small Items: Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, personal first aid

First Aid :
Your Guide will have a first aid kit.
Be sure to take all your personal medical prescriptions and advise your Guide.


We supply, top of the range e-bike, from the french brand « Moustache »

All infos about our ebike on the rental page of this website

Rear Panier
Each bike will be equiped with a set of rear panier, ortlieb back Roller

Each cyclist will be equiped with nice helmet, Abus, Hyban