Fontfroide Abbey, 15 kilometers south-west of Narbonne, Aude, France.... http://www.catharcountry.info/ ... Fontfroide Abbey or l'Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Fontfroide is a former Cistercian monastery founded in 1093 by the Viscount of Narbonne. This abbey was the Cistercian centre of operations during the Albigensian Crusade - the 13th Century war against the Cathars of the Languedoc.
Peyrepertuse, Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, Aude département, France.... http://www.catharcastles.info/peyrepertuse.php?key=peyrepertuse ... Peyrepertuse is a ruined fortress and one of the Cathar castles of the Languedoc. The castle ruins are impressive, set high on a defensive crag. From the approach road it is difficult to see where the rock stops and the castle starts. The castle was built in the 11th century on a site dominating the Corbières and the sea.