Carcassonne is a city in south-west France that is best known for its UNESCO World Heritage listed walled city. It can be visited comfortably as a day trip.

5 things to do

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Camping de la Cité

Route de St Hilaire. By the river, overlooked by the castle, signposted from the town centre; well facilitated (tennis grounds and pool) with a path running into the city, does get fairly crowded in summer. Open April - October.

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Notre Dame de l'Abbaye

Offers moderately priced accommodation in a converted abbey building and is conveniently situated just outside the Cité. Free wifi and friendly English-speaking reception staff.

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Hotel de la Cité

Is the most historical, luxurious (and most expensive) hotel in Carcassonne. Operated by Orient Express Hotels.

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Eurl le Bar a Vins

Nice, sheltered, relatively quiet place to grab an ice cream or drink.

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About Carcassonne

Carcassonne is divided into two main parts:


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