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Carcassonne Medieval City

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Address: A61 West, Carcassonne, France
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+33 4 68 10 24 30
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US$ 157.10*
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Medieval Cité of Carcassonne Guided Tour for 2 Hours
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Carcassonne Sightseeing Tour

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It was way better than expected! Be prepared to walk, but there's a lot to see! We were surprised at how many cute little shops there are. A lot of options for really special... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was way better than expected! Be prepared to walk, but there's a lot to see! We were surprised at how many cute little shops there are. A lot of options for really special souvenirs. A place you don't want to miss!

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Guernsey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several days in the area. It is a really lovely place with so much history. Great shops and an abundance of lovely restaurants. Would certainly visit again if in the area.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Carcassonne is a perfectly preserved medieval city that provides a great half day visit with lots of architecture to photograph and a plethora of restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew all the way from Sydney Australia to celebrate my partners birthday at this medieval city. We checked in at the castle and saw the spectacular view from our private balcony including taking a walk around the castle. It was breath taking.

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Mirande, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years after my first visit to Carcassonne, I returned to this ancient city. This time the sun shone and added another dimension to the place. Easy to imagine life within the walls when walking the narrow streets with its nooks and crannies. Touching the walls alone, took me back centuries! Of course, anywhere of any historical renown is going... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The medieval city is amazingly held in place, in time. Walking the streets is like going back in time. There are many side alleys and places to sit to take in the sights. Walk all around the outer wall and take in the views. Lots of shops and restaurants line the streets. Go all around. Take in the smells. Get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for history lessons. Not recommended for persons in wheelchairs. Could be fun for kids. Castle tour is interesting but don't expect it to be similar to other French castles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to Carcassonne with our rental boat and tied up on the banks of the Midi canal. We visited the medieval city of Carcassonne three times, the last time we joined an English speaking group. The history of the city and surrounding area was very interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing, enchanting place, a walled city with an extraordinary history, but a real, functioning place with people going about their business. Structurally the defences are both impressive and beautiful. Best experienced early in the day and if possible not in high season. The narrow medieval streets can fill up, particularly around lunchtime/1pm or so. Great views, lots... More 

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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day in Carcassonne during the Christmas holidays and had a great time. The first part of the visit was spent wandering around the castle walls which transported us back in time to medieval times. We then entered the city and let ourselves get lost in its narrow winding cobbled streets and admire its beautiful architecture. When all... More 

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