Back to medieval France: Cite de Carcassonne

If you want to take a trip back in time, visit the Cite de Carcassonne! This medieval city is located in the south of France and is the best-preserved fortified city in Europe. The Cite de Carcassonne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located in a beautiful setting in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

The Cite de Carcassonne was built in the 13th century and is the best example of medieval castles. Walls and bastions surround the city, and as soon as you enter the gates, you can immediately feel the atmosphere of medieval France. The city is famous for its high towers and the labyrinthine streets which run between the buildings. Walk along the walls and enjoy the magical panoramic view which allows you to see the surrounding landscape.

Learn about the Middle Ages within the walls of the Cite de Carcassonne

This experience can be enhanced even further by exploring the museums and exhibitions of the Cite de Carcassonne. The main attraction of the city is the Carcassonne Castle. Inside there is a museum where you can learn about the history of the city and many other interesting things related to the Middle Ages. Don't miss the Inquisitio exhibition, where you can learn about the stories of witch hunts and executions during the Inquisition.

It's no wonder you would like to be a part of this medieval adventure. Among our offers, you can find the Cite de Carcassonne Castle & Ramparts Entry Tickets combination, with which you can walk along the ramparts, defensive walls and galleries at your own pace.

The area of Cite de Carcassonne also offers many opportunities for excursions and gastronomic pleasures. The city is located in the middle of the famous Minervois wine region, so be sure not to miss the wine tasting experience. Visit the nearby Canal du Midi, a World Heritage Site, and take a pleasant walk along the shady tree-lined path.

All in all, the Cite de Carcassonne is a fascinating sight that can be an exciting and interesting day trip destination for the whole family.

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