Tourism Carcassonne

Carcassonne is the main city of the Aude department, making the city one of the essential place to visit in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region. The city is mainly known for its local cuisine, regional wines and rich medieval architecture. In addition, its excellent climate attracts numerous visitors, who enjoy the city of Carcassonne.

What to do in Carcassonne ?

The city of Carcassonne is a part of the great history of the Languedoc, by being one of the largest fortified medieval towns in Europe. Thanks to the inhabitants of Carcassonne and the historical monuments service which entrusted the restoration of the medieval city to Eugene Viollet-le-Duc in the nineteenth century, the former fortress was returned to its original appearance and is now ranked by the Unesco  as World Heritage of Humanity.

Come to discover this magnificent fortress and relive 2500 years of history in the heart of the city of Carcassonne, and discover the Count's castle, the 2 miles long fortifications with 52 towers, the beautiful old houses and religious buildings from the Middle Ages, masterpieces of military architecture Gallo-Roman and medieval.

Gastronomy in Carcassonne

Among the numerous culinary specialities of Carcassone, you can find the Crystallized gizzards of poultry, goose and duck confits, the little "carcassonnais" and the city's pavement. And of course the Cassoulet, most important regional speciality. Restaurants in Carcassone have an excellent value for money.

Accomodation in Carcassonne

Many options are offered to you. For a calm journey, we advice you to book a room in Carcassonne. To help you do that, we selected for you some quality accomodation.

A week-end to explore Carcassonne

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Carcassonne
  • Durée : 2 jours

Throughout the weekend, you will discover the medieval city of Carcassonne. In the heart of the Aude, the town is at the center of the main roads linking the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and the Massif Central to the Pyrenees.

Day 1 :  Carcassonne Day 2 : Down the Cabrespine

Discover the Aude department

The Aude department is a department located in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Discover Carcassonne

  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : Carcassonne
  • Durée : 7 jours

Carcassonne is a commune located in the Aude department in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Carcassonne
  • Durée : 7 jours

Discover Carcassonne.

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