What to see in Rennes le château and around RLC

Rennes le château

Rennes le château is a hilltop village filled with history and has a certain mystical dimension.All the historical periods can be discovered within the village and it seems that time stopped at with the mystery of Abbé Saunière wealth. Internationaly known a lot of films and books relate the story of the village and of that mystery. It attracts every year a lot of tourists eager to find the source of that mysterious treasure.

Added to this historical dimension, Rennes le chateau offers a wonderful diaporama of nature. From there you will be able to see the Bugarach mountain and the wild nature around.

Must see :

  • Abbé Saunière museum
  • Magdala tower, symbol of Rennes le château
  • Sainte-Marie-Madeleine church and its hidden and mystic treasures
  • Local artists

Check Rennes le château agenda.
Check out the official tourism website of Couiza.

Rennes le château cultural heritage

Around Rennes le château


  • The Pech, a mountain where you can hike
  • The castle
  • The village and its artcraft
  • Vultures observatory

Check Bugarach official website

Carcassonne and its walled city

Located at about 45 km from Rennes le château, Carcassonne walled city is part of the UNESCO heritage. It attracts every years a lot of tourists eager to discover that beautiful part of French history.

Check Carcassonne official website
Tourism in Carcassonne

Additional links for ideas of visit:

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Studio in Rennes le château

Grand rue
11 190 Rennes-le-Château

Phone numbers:
+33 6 07 82 73 48
+33 4 68 20 66 72
Booking by phone or contact form

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