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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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  • Amazing, gigantic, incredible medieval town, hidden behind several walls. Very interesting walk! Were in may, unfortunately, there were a lot of people. Probably in August.
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  • It's a lovely romantic place packed with all types of restaurants and cafe ... I'll love to go back with my wife  more »
  • Absolutely charming medieval town. Recommended to 100 percent despite the amount of visitors that there is.
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