Only 1 hour from the mediteranean sea and the Pyrenean ski station, between Toulouse and Montpellier ...Carcassonne awaits you !
An unspoilt, sunny, gourmet and nature destination around the remparts of the largest European citadel.
What to do ? To see? Let us reveal you the unmissables
Be amazed and go back in time at "la Cité" Carcassonnes castle
The medieval Cité of Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage, welcomes you for a dizzying jump into 2,500 years of History.
'The Bastide Saint-Louis', designed in 1260, also known as the "ville basse" or lower town, which is the more modern part of Carcassonne, is at a 10 minutes walk crossing the Pont Vieux. The commercial street will lead you to the market square (place Carnot) then up to the canal du Midi facing the railway station.
Did you know ? Carcassonne also has a beach ! a 10 minutes drive (bus line 1) , direction Cavayère lake
but also...stroll around the cute villages around Carcassonne
25 minutes north-east... narrow streets and Renaissance architecture, red marble quarries, Romanesque abbey...welcome to Caunes-Minervois !
To the west ...Montolieu, is a poetic little village ...a book and art town surrounded by the black mountains waters.
Visit the giant cave of Cabrespine and Limousis
It's a must when its to hot in the summer or on a rainy day ! Two magnificent highlights that will please all the family .
Taste local specialties : cassoulet , wine & truffles
Sail along the Canal du Midi
Whether you take a bike ride, walk along the old towpaths, or sail, it is a time of peace for everyone, where either nature's beauty or tranquillity is the star.
Enjoy the great outdoor
From the peaks of the Montagne Noire or Alaric mount , from the hillsides of Minervois or Cabardès, from the Canal du Midi tow paths, via the banks of the river Aude, all these landscapes invite you to discover a wild and beautiful nature.