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Great spot for ice cream

We stopped here on out way to the citadel. It was a hot day at 2:30pm and this square had several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria, Canada
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Sit and watch the world go by

We visited the Place Carnot every day to have coffee and watch the world go by. It is surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John K
West Cork
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun to have le petit dejeuner along the square and watch people socializing. The local women “dress” for this more than anywhere else. Wonderful looking produce and bread and cheese 🧀

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on out way to the citadel. It was a hot day at 2:30pm and this square had several ice cream shops around it which came as a blessing. Do not miss the palettas, they’re delicious. The is also a Monoprix nearby along...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Place Carnot every day to have coffee and watch the world go by. It is surrounded by numberous reasonably priced restaurants and eateries.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely market 3 mornings a week. Wonderful local produce. Great place to have a coffee and watch the world go by

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look out for the hundreds of upturned umbrellas in the adjoining streets - fascinating combination of 'shady art'.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

In Carcassonne for the second time, our last visit being over 10 years ago. The Place Carnot was like seeing an old friend. Still surrounded by eateries, still holding it's wonderful Saturday market, but now there's the festival in July and there are free concerts...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This square is surrounded by cafes and restaurants with tables in the actual Place or square. It can also offer free entertainment e.g. the festival of music, which featured rock, folk, jazz, rap etc. The cafes seemed much of a muchness though some seem to...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We visited both during the day and at night. It really comes alive at night with a great atmosphere. A bonus was the music during the Fête de la Musique. Loads of restaurants to choose from.

Thank TravelFanaticDD
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is the beating heart of the REAL Carcassonne... La Bastide. Saint-Louis. Saturday mornings it is BUZZIng with market life and any other time during daylight hours this is the Place to sit back, relax and enjoy the French Cafe Lifestyle. The Square or Place...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Lots of restaurants on this square, under leafy trees, but with lots of noise from all the other hungry and chatty people. Liked another restaurant in a side street far better.

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