CARCASSONNE, THE TRUE CAPITAL OF LANGUEDOC

carcassonne castle, languedoc, south france

Where History, Romance, Myth, come alive in the South of France



WHATS TO DO IN CARCASSONNE

Carcassonne: Medieval Cité



Be prepared to walk up to 3 kilometers of walls, climb some of the 52 towers, visit the hallowed ground of the Basilica Saint Nazaire, and the Comtal Castle


Carcassonne: Bastide Saint Louis



The lower, and more modern city was built in 1247 by King Saint Louis. Its lively streets, busy with restaurants, shops, boasts amongst it many treasures - Saint Michel Cathedral, Saint Vincent church, and Carnot Square.


Carcassonne: Restaurants, Events, Nightlife



Summer is savoured in full in Carcassonne

July 14 - fireworks create an incredible event around the medieval city - two weeks of concerts with well known artists and performers; later there is Spanish week where Carcassonne resonates with spanish music, flamenco, corrida.

The town offers a variety of nightclubs - notable are Le Black Bottom; La Fiesta Bodega, Le Black Discothèque, Carcassonne:

Summer Festival 2019

Presented at the heart of the Medieval Cité

Here is a sample of some of the concerts events

Sting, 26 July

Orelsan. 27 July

Liam Gallagher. 28 July

Black Eye Peas. 29 July

Eros Ramazzoti. 31 July

Gabachou holiday rentals near Carcassonne on Canal du Midi
Le Gabachou
4 Gites on the Canal du Midi
Swimming pool. Each Sleeps 2 - 5.

holiday rental on canal du midi at poilhes

Poilhes Holiday Rental. Wifi Internet. Terrace. Sleeps 2-4.
Walk to Canal du Midi restaurants, near Beziers


Enjoy the spectacular July 14 fireworks in Carcassonne - one of the 7 wonders of France!
Walk along the 17th Century Canal du Midi, that meanders through the town,
and you will be seduced into renting a boat for the week or weekend! Rent a canal boat at Carcassonne

Carcassonne Boat Rentals

Boat Rental Discount Specials

Book early and get a better choice of boat!
CONTACT: boatrentalsfrance@southfrance.com


THESE OFFERS ARE FOR THE FOLLOWING BOAT RENTAL BASES

*Boat Rental Bases in Burgundy (Digoin, Châtillon-en-Bazois, Coulanges sur Yonne) Burgundy/Saone (Pontailler-sur-Saône, Louhans), Canal du Midi (Agde , Carcassonne, Beziers Colombiers, Homps, Montpellier Carnon), Alsace / Lorraine (Languimberg and Waltenheim-sur-Zorn), Lot (Luzech), Charente (Cognac), Mayenne / Sarthe/ Loire (Chenille Changé, Le Mans, Daon).


CARCASSONNE AIRPORT
Ryanair flies into Carcassonne Airport from Porto (Portugal); Brussels (Belgium); Dublin, Cork (Ireland); East Midlands, Liverpool, London (England ); Glasgow, Edinburgh (Scotland).

TRAINS

SNCF has connections to TGV trains to all over Europe from Carcassonne.