WHATS TO DO IN CARCASSONNE
Carcassonne: Medieval Cité
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: Bastide Saint Louis
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, Le Black Discothèque, Carcassonne: