Museum of Fine Arts, Carcassonne

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Presenting a wide range of displays, Museum of Fine Arts showcases pieces from ancient Egyptian antiquities to paintings and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum is widely considered one of the most important in Europe because it features works by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Van Gogh, Degas, Renoir, Manet, Cézanne, Corregio, El Greco, Rubens, Matisse, Picasso, Bacon, Rodin, and dozens of other masters. You will also find items from ancient Greece and Rome, as well as 50,000 coins, medals, and seals, and 8,000 works of graphic art. The museum's collection of Egyptian artifacts alone includes over 600 pieces, making it one of the best Egyptian collections in Europe. Arrange to visit Museum of Fine Arts and other attractions in Carcassonne using our Carcassonne trip tool .
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  • located next to one of the main carcassone squares entry to this small museum was free and has a small but interesting collection of traditional and modern art ( part of s special exhibition. It is la...  more »
  • Enjoyed our visit to this Musee. The paintings are very fine indeed and it was interesting to view the contemorary exhibits on the ground floor before the fine art upstairs.  more »
  • The Museum of Carcassonne is discreet but it is well endowed. Take the time to visit and appreciate the works exposed. We can take his time to do
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Although the picturesque La Cite is a tempting place to stay, consider the quieter and more affordable La Bastide Saint Louis down the hill. La Bastide provides easy access by foot to the walled La Cite for daily tours and peace and quiet after dark.
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