WHATS TO DO IN CARCASSONNE
Be prepared to walk up to 3 kilometers of walls, climb some of the 52 towers, visit the hallowed ground of the Basilica Saint Nazaire, and the Comtal Castle.
Carcassonne: Medieval Cité
The lower, and more modern city was built in 1247 by King Saint Louis. Its lively streets, busy with restaurants, shops, boasts amongst it many treasures - Saint Michel Cathedral, Saint Vincent church, and Carnot Square.
Carcassonne: Restaurants, Events, Nightlife
Summer is savoured in full in Carcassonne - July 14 - fireworks create an incredible event around the medieval city - two weeks of concerts with well known artists and performers; later there is Spanish week where Carcassonne resonates with spanish music, flamenco, corrida. The town offers a variety of nightclubs - notable are Le Black Bottom; La Fiesta Bodega,
Discothèque Bulle; Le Rockadélik; Discothèque le K'sandra
Carcassonne: Summer Festival 2017
Here is a sample of some of the concerts events
Presented at the heart of the Medieval Cité
JULY 5 Les Vieilles Canailles : Johnny Hallyday, Eddy Mitchell, Jacques Dutronc
JULY 9 Bejart Ballet Lausanne
JULY 21 Trust. Europe. 2 Hard rock bands.
JULY 27 Michael Sardou.
JULY 29 Pixies.
JULY 30 Veronique Sanson
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