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Carcassonne Medieval City

A61 West | Sur la Rive droite de l'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 10 24 30
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Carcassonne Sightseeing Tour
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Medieval Cité of Carcassonne Guided Tour for 2 Hours
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Self-Guided 8-Hour City Tour from Toulouse to Carcassonne
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  • Average6%
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“cobbled streets” (102 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
A61 West | Sur la Rive droite de l'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 10 24 30
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Reviewed yesterday

Avoid the guides, nearly fell asleep listening to her rantings. It is quite a spectacular location and there is lots to do and see. We picked a particularly cold and windy day but it was worth it.

Thank Phillip O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a step back into history. It is always crowded and I do not like crowds - and ended going there 4 times.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

quirky hotel - good breakfast- very attentative hosts - convenient for old and new town - hosts recommended eating places - easy access from airport shuttle - great for a weekend

Thank springfield2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walled city on top of a hill, well-known for its Cathar connection, can be seen from miles away. City wall is intact and medieval stone buildings on narrow streets are well restored. Lots and lots of tourists during the day, but quiet and peaceful...More

1  Thank Zuzka E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are now in the fortunate position to be able to vist this site frequently. Today, was a different visit and we were able to explore without the crowds. We are still amazed that there are things we haven't seen, views we haven't taken and...More

Thank MRB01
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you happen to be a history buff, this is a landmark in Languedoc that you can't miss. It is a very historical medieval fortress which is still as formidable as in its heyday. A Cathar stronghold in the days of the Great Heresy, the...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were around three hours walking through his tiny passages and we felt like ancient times. Very recommendable

Thank Eduardo R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can do that then it is pretty neat. But there are lots of touristy trap shops w Chinese merchandise but also a few classier shops w handmade goods. The snacks shops are good and the candy from the candy shop was actually worth...More

Thank DachK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to while away an afternoon but we went in November and it was busy so August may be too much The best thing is wandering the streets and the church You van also walk the ramparts which has amazing views Shops are very...More

1  Thank sophki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely one of the most impressive medieval places in all of France....maybe Europe! Well preserved and free to enter....A wonderful tourist location with restaurants and souvenir shops, historical monuments and outstanding buildings! Towers, city walls and church...WOW!! Do not fail to visit this place if...More

1  Thank markreilly282
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3 November 2017|
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Krupali P | Reviewed this property |
Yes best place to park is outside castle there is parking. This place is busy on sundays as everything else is closed
19 August 2017|
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Response from Stonegate209 | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs everywhere, you will be fine.