Carcassonne

Carcassonne the most Spanish of French cities will be your destination if you are looking for a place that offers: cultural discovery, natural and gastronomic. Here it is almost like in Spain so everything is of Spanish influence: climate, environment, food, atmosphere, lively character of its inhabitants. Carcassonne is a city in southern France. It is placed at the edge of the Aude, the river that runs through the Languedoc-Roussillon region. The city is most famous for its fortified city, a jewel of medieval architecture which dates back to Roman times. It is a World Heritage Site by Unesco since 1996. However, she has other interests such as the Count's castle, the Basilica of Saint Nazaire or the Canal du Midi conducive to lovely walks along its banks! See / principal faireLe Carcassonne monument is the medieval walled city. It is a question of a large area surrounded by fortification walls and two control towers that once were intended to deal with the invaders. Its 3 km of fortifications contain a story that covers 2,500 years. A part inside has been converted into a museum: it is a question of the Museum of Torture. This exposes torture equipment used by the Catholic church. There are also other historical monuments such as the Marengo bridge on the Canal du Midi, the Church of Saint Vincent and Saint Nazaire Basilica. Raymond Chesa park is a natural park with a area of ??40 hectares on three valleys. It has a golf course, beach volleyball courts and a park. There are also picnic areas. It is a favorable place for walking, playing sports and enjoying nature. The marina on the Canal du Midi is also an interesting place to visit. Since Marina can participate in cruises in the channel. The latter is also a place where one can enjoy water sports. Festivals and Events The Carcassonne Festival which takes place every year from June to August is the