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Carcassonne Medieval City

A61 West | Sur la Rive droite de l'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 10 24 30
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US$ 165.87*
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Carcassonne Sightseeing Tour
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US$ 182.69*
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Medieval Cité of Carcassonne Guided Tour for 2 Hours
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US$ 22.84*
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Self-Guided 8-Hour City Tour from Toulouse to Carcassonne
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
A61 West | Sur la Rive droite de l'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Carcassonne is a small town where its major attraction is the Medieval City (La Cite). My fiancé and I spent a day here on our way to Paris and it is hands down one of our favorite cities in Europe. Once you arrive and see...More

Thank LucyC_NY
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our second time here but first near Christmas time,less restaurants open but also a lot less busy and hectic. Stunning no matter what time of year and always a pleasure to walk around.

Thank Stuarty1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I have visited La Cite and it won’t be my last, this is a must place to visit and the fact that the airport is only 15 mins away an ideal place to visit for a short visit. This walled...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an afternoon wandering around the medieval city. It is free and open 24 hours I believe. It was beautiful with lots of great photo opportunities. Lots of restaurants and little shops to browse around. Also went at night time to eat at a restaurant...More

Thank elainegU746IK
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a holiday to Carcassonne for my daughter's 21st birthday because I wanted something magical and spectacular...and Carcassonne's mediaeval city doesn't disappoint at all. When viewed from the distance it is spectacular, and the weather is always changing here in the late Autumn, so...More

Thank thevontrapps
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fairytale medieval city. It is particularly spectacular when viewed in all its splendour from the autoroute! Up close it is obviously restored brickwork, but the scale is breathtaking. You can wander through the cobbled streets and browse the gift shops full of...More

Thank Faburt
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very authentic and wonderful place to visit. A small walled city full of history, great walks and stunning views. Although the place is very touristy it does retain an aura of ancient times. Lots of shops and restaurants, some are touristy tacky, others are...More

Thank Barhopper_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit when in Carcassonne. real sense of history. Entry in is free, whilst some features inside do incur an entrance fee, a walk around main grounds of castle is free. Plenty of shops and cafes/restaurants there, which prices are no too bad...More

Thank sinabhuil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The much restored old city is captivating. Entering by the Porte de Narbonne you are confronted by a bevvy of very touristy shops but once past that the place is enchanting. We visited in November so there were very few other tourists to clutter up...More

Thank casaannette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area with great little shops to wonder around. Relaxed atmosphere with a plethora of great places to eat and drink. Lots of 3 course set menus so good value! Favourite area of Carcassonne.

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Response from Krupali P | Reviewed this property |
Yes best place to park is outside castle there is parking. This place is busy on sundays as everything else is closed
19 August 2017|
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Response from Stonegate209 | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs everywhere, you will be fine.