Once upon a time…Carcassonne castle with kids

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What can you do in

Carcassonne and the surrounding

Areas? Get your fill of ideas for unforgettable experiences in any season.

Where? Here!

Greater Carcassonne

The Carcassonne Destination is a few kilometres from the ramparts of the cité

the beauty of the landscapes, mountains, vines, unusual villages, and exceptional sites, a rich history and an authentic cuisine to discover... Here, we love our ‘país’ and we love sharing it.

Discover the region

Around Montolieu in Cabardès

The Cabardès, its vineyards and its valleys, hold some beautiful surprises for you, scarcely 30 minutes from Carcassonne. Plan a great half-day or full-day for the whole family, combining a château, second-hand booksellers, a museum

Around Carcassonne, Razès Malepère

Just a short distance from Carcassonne and the Cité, this Pyrenean Piedmont is a wonderful setting for walkers, far from crowds and at your own pace. The GR78 crosses the area before it continues to

Lagrasse, Corbières and Val de Dagne

Poetry, mozzarella and artistic trails ! You've only just left Carcassonne and Trèbes and you're already crossing the threshold of the Corbières, heading for Lagrasse and its abbey. You're in the Val de Dagne, an

Around Caunes in Minervois

The Minervois, to the east of Carcassonne, is a journey towards the south and the Mediterranean. The landscape changes from vines, to pines, to scrubland. The sun shines for a good part of the year

Heading for the Montagne Noire, Lastours…Saissac

The compass is pointing north, the road is climbing, you're heading for the Montagne Noire on a trip in the very heart of nature, with forests, lakes and hilltop villages. On hot, summer days, this

The canal du Midi

The other listed site in Carcassonne One thing you can do in Carcassonne, is visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites during your holiday. Unique! After exploring the Cité and the ramparts, set off for the

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Visiting Carcassonne and the surrounding areas with friends or family

is a happy holiday every time

Blog & Holidays

Gastons wine harvest



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Gastons wine harvest

Because Gaston Bonheur was the Writer and the Winemaker to this place, we created this package deal in his honor including Château de Floure welcomes you This 4* hôtel is located 10 minutes from the

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Having family fun and discovering our villages with our treasure hunt booklets


Having family fun and discovering our villages with our treasure hunt booklets

We offer you to download for free our 5 scavenger hunts on our website or ask for them in our tourist offices. [strateCTA size="largeCTA33" media=""/]

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Festivals & key events

The vineyard walks

The vineyard walks

From 16 July to 5 September
The truffle markets

The truffle markets

From 12 December to 13 March