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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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Self-Guided 8-Hour City Tour from Toulouse to Carcassonne
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Medieval Cité of Carcassonne Guided Tour for 2 Hours
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A61 West | Sur la Rive droite de l'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 10 24 30
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Reviewed yesterday

I was enchanted with this city. The medieval spirit lives in the streets of this city, with beautiful old buildings. There is a castle and a cathedral inside the walls of the medieval city. There are many kinds of stores, where you can find souvenirs...More

Thank Eudoxio B
Reviewed yesterday

the ramparts well worth the fee, great exhibitions inside, with english. parking available close by but fills up quickly, arrive early or after 4pm best

Thank danielklee
Reviewed yesterday

A visit to Carcassonne wouldn't be complete without a trip to this fabulous Medieval City. Don't be put off by other reviews saying how crowded it was we went in September on a midweek visit and a weekend visit. The weekend was slightly busier but...More

Thank arranphotography
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As always the old city is very busy with hordes of people pouring through the gates. The main thoroughfare to difficult to navigate because of the throng. It is a fabulous location with prices and tat to match but you can't help but be impressed....More

Thank Izzywizz_8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This well preserved medieval city is worth a visit. Its like walking in the 12 century, all the walls and streets are well preserved.

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 3 days ago

For those of you looking for a run, jog, or pleasant stroll while staying in Carcassonne, there is a very nice path along the Aude River (on the side of the medieval town). Scenic with small waterfalls, birds, river otters. About 3 KM one way,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can spend a day wandering the walls and streets of this medieval city. Very touristy but still atmospheric.

Thank Richard773
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting old city, the main reason to visit Carcassone. The walk up is nice with lovely views. V touristy shops.

Thank Shirl25
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely somewhere I would encourage everyone in the area to visit. Take a guided tour with a local guide as we were impressed by the wealth of detail they were able to impart going round the Citadel. There is so much to see and learn...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view of the old city is quite something and walking the walls in the evening (when it is beautifully lit) makes you appreciate the size, history and grandeur of the place. However, as it seems many people have said before on TA, the inside...More

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19 August 2017|
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Response from Stonegate209 | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs everywhere, you will be fine.
Kathy B
18 August 2017|
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Response from jjy88sm | Reviewed this property |
I suspect slightly cooler but not less spectacular. It is a gorgeous place
13 June 2017|
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Response from Kato122 | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus which takes just a few minutes 5 Euros, and goes to the station and the old city. The driver is very helpful and tries to drop everyone near their hotel. The taxi is 20 Euros.