Youth Hostel Quillan


At the youth hostel in Quillan, enjoy a stay in the heart of the Aude Pyrenees and the Cathar country, between white water and mountains.

La Forge de Quillan - Route de Perpignan 11500 Quillan

April 1 – September 15

Reception hours: 8am-7pm

Groups on request during closing times.

In the heart of the mountains, the youth hostel in Quillan welcomes all travelers in search of new adventures. From the youth hostel, you will be able to discover Rennes-les-bains and its thermal waters, the castle of Puilaurens (one of the most beautiful examples of medieval architecture in the region), and of course, go for a hike in the Aude Gorges. So for your stay in the Cathar country, you just have to book with HI Quillan.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Quillan


73 beds
22 rooms
Rooms with 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 beds
Camping: 135 places



Available services

Independent kitchen / Laundry / Luggage room / Garden / Bicycle garage


Restaurant: 1.5 km
Grocery store / Market: 4.3 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 15 seats


Parking for coaches

You like
  • Taking advantage of the proximity to the Pyrenees for a day of hiking, mountain biking or climbing, HI Quillan is the perfect pied-à-terre.
  • Meet the backpackers on the big terrace and at the barbecue of the youth hostel in Quillan.
  • Take the cycle routes around the youth hostel.
  • Discover the richness of the region: medieval villages, thermal waters, rivers, mountains, etc.

the activities of the youth hostel of Quillan

While staying in the youth hostel in Quillan, you will certainly want to take a deep breath of fresh air with outdoor activities. As such, you will be served; canoeing, canyoning, climbing, via ferrata, kayaking, rafting, etc. And for those who wish to discover the architecture and culture of the region, there is also plenty to do: the castle of Quillan (one of the rare monuments of military architecture dating from the 14th and 15th centuries), the dinosaur museum of Esperaza or the hat-making museum.

  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Climbing / Via Ferrata
  • Whitewater swimming
  • Adventure course in the trees
  • Rafting / Air-boat
  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Bike
  • Natural heritage
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Canoe club: 50 m
  • Tourist office: 1.4 km
  • Castle: 1.7 km
  • Panoramic view: 3.2 km

Map & access


Quillan (1.5 km)


Carcassonne (50 km)

Access by road

D118 from Carcassonne > Limoux > Quillan
D117 from Perpignan > Foix/Estagel > St.Paul de Fenouillet (direction Foix) > Quillan

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