The new night-time tour of the ramparts and castle of Carcassonne is an extraordinary journey through the history and legends of the medieval city.

As soon as the sun goes down, take your turn on guard and go and meet the lords, knights, troubadours and stonecutters! Your sentry walk will take you from the Narbonnaise Gate to the Cour d’Honneur of the Château Comtal (Count’s castle).

Between a sound journey and a light show, REMPARTS ET LUMIÈRES is a unique immersive experience to discover at nightfall the fortifications classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Follow the lights and discover the mysteries of the stones of Carcassonne.
Are you ready for a night-time adventure?

The city of fifty-two towers has many secrets to reveal… The audio story is available in four languages:English,  French, Spanish and German  

The tour you will take is 500 metres long. You can expect to spend between 45 minutes and 1 hour discovering all the mysteries of this adventure…
In order to fully enjoy the Remparts et Lumières experience, we advise you to wear good shoes as the visit takes place mainly outside, along the ramparts and its crenellated walkway with its many steps.

Duration of the visit: about 45 minutes / 1 hour


General admission: 15€
Discounted ticket* : 12€
Family (for 2 adults and 2 children from 7 to 17 years old) : 45€
Free for children under 7 years old.

* Discounted tickets apply, upon presentation of proof, to:
    – Children, youth between 7 and 17 years old ;
    – Students ;
    – Visitor with a ticket for “Castle and ramparts of the City of Carcassonne” dating from the 2023 season
    – COS Carcassonne Agglo card holder
    – Disabled people and their companions
(Please note that the tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility due to the many steps along the way).