Cathar Castles Web Resources

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Cathars and Catharism

 

A trip to Cathar Country : www.art-science.com/Tourism/France/Cathars/ Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
Ken Baldry's trip to Cathar Country in the Langedoc (Lecture tour for History Today magazine) - including index, maps, photos and details of local towns

Cathar Books: http://www.btinternet.com/~bookcase/Cathars.htm Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
A bookshop in the Yorkshire, England specialising in books on the Cathars. Brief reviews.

The Albigensian Crusades : http://xenophongroup.com/montjoie/albigens.htm Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
An interesting and authoritative site detailing the chronology of the crusades against the Cathars from 1209 to 1255, clearly delineating the phases of the offensive. There is also a good bibliography.

Kill Them All : http://www.lenortancred.com/killthemall.html Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
A website about a novel about the period of the Albigensian Crusade by Lènor Tancred. The title is reference to the instruction famously given by the Abbot-Comander Arnaud Amoury.

Chemins Cathares : http://www.chemins-cathares.eu/ Click here to open the site in English in a new window. Click here to open the site in French in a new window (http://www.chemins-cathares.eu).
A site by Yves Maris, who appears to have a solid in-depth knowledge of Catharism in the region. Unfortunately the site in mainly in French, but French speakers will find the site interesting, not least because of details about Cathar conferences and regular meetings at La Bastida Dels Catars at Roquefixade in the Ariège.

Cathar Castles : catharcastles.info
Information on the Cathar Castles in the South of France: photos, maps, history, etc

Cathar Books : www.catharism.info
Books about Cathars andCatharism in the Languedoc. .

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Accommodation in Cathar Country

 

Gîte in Market Town in Cathar Country : Holiday cottage (Gîte) to rent in Espéraza:  Click here to open the site in English in a new window (http://www.esperaza.info).
Holiday Cottage, two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, available all year round.

Village Gîte in Cathar Country : Holiday cottage (Gîte) to rent in St-Ferriol: Click here to open the site in English in a new window (www.st-ferriol.info/).
 Holiday Cottage, two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, available all year round.

Holiday Apartment in Cathar Country : Vacation Penthouse in Carcassonne: Click here to open the site in English in a new window (http://www.carcassonnepenthouse.com).
 Holiday Cottage, two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, available all year round.

Machore - Chambre d'hôte: www.machore.com
A Chamber d'hôte farm on the border of the Aude and the Ariege, in an area of woods and hills, at the foot of the Pyrenees. The farm lies at an altitude of 800 meters, surrounded by thousands of hectares of forests with views of the Pyrenees.

Chateau d'Agel : www.chateaudagel.fr
Exclusive use of a real Cathar Castle for vacations, weddings and other private functions, and corporate events. Set in the heart of France’s Minervois region, the chateau nestles at the foot of the Black Mountains. It is one of a line of castles fortified by vassals of the Count of Toulouse during the Albigensian crusade in the 13th century.

B&B in Languedoc-Roussillon : www.audemaison.com
Charming bed and breakfast with pool in Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Long-term let in Aude : www.rentalouer.com/
Bungalow property to rent near Quillan in Aude, France with large garden, grounds and 4 bedrooms.

Villa La Cascade: www.rentvillalanguedoc.com Click here to open the site in English in a new window.  
cut-stone Languedoc Villa to rent with private swimming pool in the heart of Cathar Country within easy reach of all Cathar Castles, near Carcassonne and Perpignan.

 Holiday accommodation in Languedoc Roussillon, France: www.netmefrance.com
Large holiday gite in Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, South France. 3 holiday apartments with computers, south facing terrace and original art.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Languedoc & France

 

France Travel Secrets: www.france-travel-secrets.com Click here to open the site in English in a new window.  
Castles In France: Information and photos of castles in France, from the elegant chateaux of the Loire to the medieval fortified city of Carcassonne, including the Cathar Castles of the Languedoc.

Carcassonne Info: www.carcassonneinfo.com Click here to open the site in English in a new window.   Click here to open the site in French in a new window (http://www.carcassonneinfo.com).
Weather, Sporting Activities, Art & Culture, Accommodation, Tourism, Walking, Leisure.

Buy or sell France property : www.afranceproperty.com
Sell your property in France or find a house or apartment to buy through A France Property – free trial until the end of 2008.

Homeschooling in France : www.indigoextra.com
Homeschooling or home education is an increasingly popular alternative to school. Indigoextra provides useful information and links on home schooling.

Midi Property: www.midi-property.info
Property for sale in the South of France.

Midi Photos: www.midiphotos.com
Photographs of the Midi -selected photos of the South of France.

Languedoc Books : www.renneslechateaubooks.info
Books about the Languedoc.

Languedoc Mysteries: www.languedocmysteries.info
Various mysteries associated with the Languedoc, including Reenes-le-Chateau.

Best French Films: www.bestfrenchfilms.com
Information and Reviews of the top French Language films from France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.

http://www.learn-french-help.com
Resource site for students of French, whatever the level, Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced. Also French History and Politics, Culture, Living in France, Food, Media, Education and Work.

Mellow Velos http://www.mellowvelos.com
Mellow Velos is a cycle hire service in Languedoc, run by a British couple.. They supply quality bikes for all the family to make your holiday even better. Their service includes delivery and collection to your holiday home, giving you more time to enjoy your visit.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Other

 

Medieval Warefare : www.medievalwarfare.info
An account of medieval warfare - weapons, techniques & defence, illustrated and with contemorary quotations

Nine Ladies Design : http://www.nineladiesdesign.co.uk/ Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
Medieval Wedding Gowns

Knights Templar Website : www.ordotempli.org/ Click here to open the site in English in a new window.
Site of the OSMTH Templars. Includes useful resources such as material on the Cathars, Ancient Cathar Rites, Inquisitor Statements on the Cathars, and a translation of an Inquisitors Manual. (For those interested in the Rennes-le-Chateau mystery, there is also material on the Priory of Sion and the Merovingians)

Website design, promotion and SEO: www.1websitedesigner.com
Creative website designer offering search engine optimisation. Sites include a Content Management System (CMS) so you can edit your own website. French and English sites available.

Artist, illustrator and website designer: www.allisoncarmichael.com
Allison Carmichael is a landscape and portrait painter based in Languedoc, South France. She paints with elegance and style and also creates professional illustrations and designs websites.

Cheap currency exchange : www.currencysense.info
Save thousands compared to banks on international currency transfers for euros, dollars and pounds transfers, plus info on mortgages and insurance.

Riddle and code board game : www.thedavincigame.com
The Da Vinci Game contains 800 riddles, codes and anagrams players race to solve.

Nude portrait paintings and food paintings: www.vanillabeer.org
Paintings by Vanilla Beer – a prolific and talented artist based in Languedoc, South France. Her paintings include portraits, still life and food.

Nude portrait paintings and food paintings: www.frenchvanillabeer.com
More paintings by Vanilla Beer as found in her dressing table.

Natural Abstract Art : www.cath36.com/englishhomepage.html
Catherine Mascrès paints abstract paintings on canvas and t-shirts where shapes and forms dance.  She also creates natural sculptures.

Bad News About Christianity: www.badnewsaboutchristianity.com/
Covers the fate of the Cathars at the hands of the Catholic Church and much else.

Vote Jedi: jedimasters.info
Ostensibly about the Jedi religion, but actually about religious discrimination.

Christianity and Human Rights: heretication.info
A review of the role of the Christian Churches in the development of Human Rights, with a focus on the the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights..

Real Standard Poodles: realstandards.info
Hunting Poodles from the Languedoc in the South of France.

Religious Quotations: ferriolus.info
A list of quotations about Christianity and other religions .

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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