Summer activities

The village of Roquefixade is located on the Cathar and the Bonshommes footpaths.
The village is located at 700m altitude. The castle, at 900m altitude, has spectacular 360° views over the Pyrenees and surrounding areas.


12 marked hiking loops from the village (Hiking guide for sale at Gîte d'étape 3 €): many hikes are to discover around the castle of Roquefixade or around the village. Several family hiking trails are directly accessible around Roquefixade (around the castle, walk in the woods ...)

Discover the historical heritage with the Cathar castle Montségur (15 minutes). Throughout the climb to the castle, many explanatory panels tell you the story. Discover also the remarkable museum located in the heart of the village (exhibition of archaeological pieces ...).

Equestrian excursions

Climbing under the castle of Roquefixade



Winter activities

The village of Roquefixade is very well located for the practice of winter sports. Numerous ski slopes, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, will satisfy all practices:

  • Station les Monts d'Olmes at 30 min
  • Ax-les-Thermes station (Ax 3 Domains) 45 min
  • Plateau de Beille at 40 min

Snowshoe trek in Ariège : Sébastien Sauvagnac is a certified snowshoeing "Mountain Guide" and advises you to discover snowshoeing in the Ariège Pyrenees. Several nearby stations have marked trails for snowshoeing.

Skiing, cross-country skiing : the ski resort of the Monts d'Olmes is only 30 minutes away: the family resort offers about twenty ski slopes for all tastes, a snow park, a boarder cross, a children’s area, a toboggan run...