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Carcassonne Medieval City, Carcassonne
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Carcassonne Medieval City, a fully restored, fortified French town dates back more than 2,000 years. This site is widely considered one of the best examples of a well-preserved medieval city with heavy fortifications. A classic fortress on a high peak features architectural influences from the Romans, fifth-century Visigoths, and later occupants. You can explore two rings of fortified walls with battlements, conical towers, bridges, stone streets, and medieval buildings. A famous Gothic cathedral with carved stone columns and stained glass windows crowns the city. Plan your Carcassonne Medieval City visit and explore what else you can see and do in Carcassonne using our Carcassonne trip generator.
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  • A delight to ride, nice walk in a scenario that is a trip back in time! Beautiful place! Good food options and purchases of local products.
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  • We did an overnight stop in Carcassonne when travelling to Spain and arrived early enough to visit the Medieval City. It was well worth a visit, with plenty of shops a restaurants set in lovely old co...  more »
  • It is worth much! The city is very cool, handicraft and souvenir shops! Very good views, all in very good condition! You can take a walk with the dog and even have bags for the above-mentioned needs! If you're near carcassone, you have to go to see it! Inside there is a free entry basilica and the castle with entry of payment, which we could not go the dog can not enter! But nothing happens, it is a good excuse to go back!
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