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A pretty village situated in the valley below the Queribus Castle, Maurys history was firmly linked to this Cathar fortress until the Treaty of the Pyrenees (1659), when the Roussillon became part of France .

In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Maury developed its main industry around the production of an exceptional naturally sweet wine that gained an AOC rating as " Maury " in 1936.

The vineyard stretches over steep hills, on a soil composed mainly of schistose marl, which is conducive to the cultivation of vines.

In this exceptional environment, the scenery around Maury is a remarkable and natural spectacle of hills, valleys, vineyards and Mediterranean forest.

At the edge of the village, on the road leading up to the Cathar castles, there is a pleasant relaxation area. From here you can take the mountain bike trail and discover the local fauna and a host of Mediterranean plants. If you continue you will soon arrive at the last of the Cathar strongholds ...

Maury has become a cultural centre, for instance there is a pleasant and interesting walk around the streets of Maury following a circuit of ‘trompe l'oeil’ paintings on the walls of houses and municipal buildings, you can visit the « Toutes Toiles Dehors » exhibition or the popular pottery market during the summer season.

Every year in June, the “Voix des Femmes” (Voices of Women) Festival hosts an array of female artists and musicians from all over the world.

More information is available from the local tourist office.


Contact Town Hall


Mayor Charles : CHIVILO

Postal address : 1 place de la Mairie 66460 Maury

Téléphone : 00(33)4 68 59 15 24

Fax : 00(33)4 68 59 08 74

E-mail address :

Website : http://


Opening hours of the Town Hall


Monday : 8h30 à 12h 14h-17h30

Tuesday : 8h30 à 12h 14h-17h30

Wednesday : 8h30 à 12h 14h-17h30

Thursday : 8h30 à 12h 14h-17h30

Friday : 8h30 à 12h 14h-17h30


General information


Names of people : maurynats

Population : 901 habitants

Area : 3463 hectares


Tourist Information Point


structure / agency : Point Infos Tourisme

La Maison du Terroir, Av Jean Jaurès 66460 MAURY

Opening : Tuesday to Saturday : 1st September / 30th June (9.00 am – 12.30 am and 2.00 pm – 5.30 pm)

Every day : 1st July / 31th August (10.00 am – 1.00 pm and 2.30 pm – 7.00 pm)

Telephone : 00(33)4 68 50 08 54

E-mail address :

Website :


Places of interest to discover


Natural Heritage Limestone cliffs dominated by the castle of Quéribus, climbing sites;

The Roubials botany trail

Cultural Heritage The Saint Roch Chapel(1854) ; The Queribus ‘Cathar’ Castle

Curiosities The many wineries


Special festivals and cultural events


Festival of art and music ; Voix de Femmes June

Toutes Toiles Dehors exhibition July to August

French equivalent of a car boot sale August

Pottery Market August

Saint Brice Festival November


Practical Information


Public services : Town hall, Post office, school, public library

Health emergencies : Doctors, Nurses, Chemist and a retirement home

Accomodation : Bed and Breakfast, gite, camping

Restaurants : Auberge de Quéribus, Maison du Terroir, Café La Placette, Le Pichenouille.

Shops : Butcher, Baker and Grocery shop

Organizations : Comité d'animation de Feilluns, Association Les Taïchous, ACCA

Activities, leisures : Swimming site with picnic area, Hiking trails and viewpoint or orientation area.