Carcassonne and surroundings Tourism

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The medieval city of Carcassonne

Just 4.5 km from our hotel Le Floréal, the medieval city of Carcassonne invites you on an unforgettable journey back in time. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this thousand-year-old fortress is a veritable architectural and historical gem.

Stroll through the picturesque streets and let yourself be charmed by the city's authentic atmosphere. Admire the half-timbered houses, craft shops and lively squares. Look up at the imposing ramparts, which stretch for 3 km and are punctuated by 52 towers.

You can visit the Château Comtal, a majestic fortress that dominates the city. Explore its vaulted rooms, towers and museums. Discover the history of the Trencavels, lords of Carcassonne, and the powerful kings of France who have left their mark on the city's history.

When you visit Carcassonne, don't miss the Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, a masterpiece of Romanesque and Gothic art. Admire its stained glass windows, sculptures and peaceful cloister.

Finally, for a breathtaking view of the city and its surroundings, take a walk along the ramparts. Enjoy a family walk or a romantic getaway in this unique setting.