"You shouldn't die if you have never seen Carcassonne,"
sang George Brassens (from a poem by Gustave Nadaud)

We've got all the information you need to make the most of Carcassonne's famous medieval cite and the town itself!
And why not discover what lies beyond the ramparts? Follow our suggested routes to spend 1, 2 or 3 days, or even a week, visiting Carcassonne and the region. Explore our ideas for activities for families, couples, friends and colleagues.


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Carcassonne Cité

Crossing the pont-Levis into the Cité is a rare experience, a journey through time in the biggest fortress in Europe!

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Carcassonne town

The Bastide Saint-Louis and its secrets Exploring Carcassonne, it's two towns in one! There is, of course, the majestic Cité

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