Castle-Museum of Bélesta

 

The Castle Museum is dedicated to recent prehistory. This archaeological treasure (unique in Europe) shows daily activities of Neolithic man.

Workshops : Pottery making the Neolithic way, the making of jewels or jewellery, slate engraving, writing on clay bases, bow and arrow hunting, lifting the menhir, treasure hunt. Castle-Museum is dedicated to recent prehistory. This archaeological treasure (unique in Europe) shows the daily activities of Neolithic humans 6000 years ago.

 Castle-Museum of Bélesta

 

This archeological discovery was made in Belesta Cave (ornaments, equipment, weapons, pots including 30 whole pieces). In 2017, a new space was created and dedicated to Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish architect and painter who used to live near Belesta.

Activities in historical attractions Castle-Museum of Bélesta

Castle-Museum of Bélesta is a 13th century village chateau located in Bélesta, 48 km from Carcassone. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site.

The rooms feature high ceilings and stone walls. Certain units offer a seating area for your convenience and have views of the mountain or garden. A communal lounge including games, DVDs and CD players is available.

 

Breakfast is served every morning in the garden in summer or next to the fireplace. Bike hire can be arranged at this bed and breakfast and the area is popular for the Cathare trail. Pas de la Casa in Andorra is 75 km from the Chateau de Belesta. Carcassonne Airport is 46 km away.