The Durban castle listed as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1926

The Durban castle (fr. Château de Durban) is a ruined castle in the village of Durban-Corbières in the Aude département of southwestern France (Occitania).

The castle was built on Roman remains in the 11th century for the lords of Durban, first mentioned in a document of 1018.

Today, the castle belongs to the commune and is cared for by the Comité de Sauvegarde du Vieux Durban (Committee for the Safeguarding of Old Durban).

It has been listed since 1926 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Entrance is prohibited.

Coordinates: 42° 59′ 39.91″ N, 2° 48′ 56.16″ E

How to get to?

From Paris: 8 hr 8 min (817 km) via A71 and A75

From Toulouse: 1 hr 47 min (154 km) via A61

From Andorra: 3 hr 32 min (203 km) via N116

From Barcelona: 2 hr 43 min (253 km) via AP-7 and A9

From Madrid: 8 hr 24 min (859 km) via A-2

From Monaco: 4 hr 44 min (473 km) via A8 and A9

From Moscow: 35 hr (3,398 km) via E30/M1

From Belgrade: 17 hr 12 min (1,777 km) via E70

From Istanbul: 27 hr (2,726 km) via E70

From Bern: 6 hr 57 min (724 km) via A9

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