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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.

La cité is a small town surrounded by two remparts

For a stroll on the remparts, entre the chateau Comtal

Highlight of the year : Bastille day, 14th of July fireworks

'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 .

Cabrespine and its glass skywalk

Limousis and its 7 galleries under the mountain

Taste local specialties : cassoulet , wine & truffles

The god of Occitan cuisine according to Prosper Montagné

The black diamond

a Languedoc wine lover must do

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.

UNESCO world heritage

rent a boat and cruise

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.

and much more

cité médievale de carcassonne, aude

The Must see and do

Le "must" de la destination ! Découvrez le top 14 du Grand Carcassonne des sites


With family

Whether you want to become a knight, look after animals, search for treasure or make