carcassonne, languedoc, south france

Carcassonne - the TRUE Capital of Languedoc
Where History, Romance, Myth, come alive in the South of France

Enjoy the spectacular July 14 fireworks in Carcassonne - one of the 7 wonders of France!
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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,
Discothèque Bulle; Le Rockadélik; Discothèque le K'sandra

Carcassonne: Summer Festival 2018
Presented at the heart of the Medieval Cité

Here is a sample of some of the concerts events

JULY 21 Louane. 21.30
JULY 23 Julien Clerc. 21.30
JULY 24 A-ha. Norwegian trio from 80s
JULY 25 Robert Plant and the sensational space shifters. 20.30
JULY 28 Julien Dore
JULY 30 Beth Ditto

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"You must Carcassonne - even just to visit the medieval castle and its enclosed cité - you could easily imagine Robin Hood as it was filmed here!" -

Walk along the 17th Century Canal du Midi, that meanders through the town, and you will be seduced into renting a boat for the week or weekend! Rent a canal boat at Carcassonne