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Cité de Carcassonne, a fully restored, fortified French town dates back more than 2,000 years. This site is widely considered one of the best examples of a well-preserved medieval city with heavy fortifications. A classic fortress on a high peak features architectural influences from the Romans, fifth-century Visigoths, and later occupants. You can explore two rings of fortified walls with battlements, conical towers, bridges, stone streets, and medieval buildings. A famous Gothic cathedral with carved stone columns and stained glass windows crowns the city. Add Cité de Carcassonne to your Carcassonne travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Carcassonne driving holiday site .
Tours to Cité de Carcassonne
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Cité de Carcassonne Reviews
Bellissima città fortificata. Da consigliare la visita dell'interno. Posto incantevole. Regna u 'atmosfera di tranquillità. more »Beautiful fortified city. To recommend the visit of the interior. Lovely place. Reigns u' atmosphere of tranquility.
Wenn man vor 11.00 und nach 15.00 hier ist, kann man alles richtig genießen. - Im Hochsommer ist es bestimmt schwierig! more »If you are here before 11 a.m. and after 3 p.m., you can really enjoy everything. - In midsummer it is certainly difficult!
This is the definitive example of a fortified medieval city. For most people, this is what you envision when you think of castles. Well maintained and well displayed museum takes you through the history of the place. Great shopping, restaurants and strolling. You can easily spend an entire day here and not have seen everything. Great experience dispite the crowds.
Excellent place for tourists. Well worth coming to see the castle city and the city outside. It takes a while to get to know the streets inside the castle walls. Done nice shops. Quite a few restaurants. Most places have English and Spanish translations.
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