5 reasons that will convince you to stay in Carcassonne :

1. The City

First of all, the most obvious : the City of Carcassonne ! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. It is one of the most beautiful medieval citadels in Europe, it is possible to walk through the cobbled streets of the City, admire the panoramic views from the ramparts and to visit the Saint-Nazaire basilica.

2. Gastronomy

Carcassonne cuisine offers culinary specialties from the region which include cassoulet, duck confit, foie gras, seafood, wines and cheeses. The perfect place for foodies !

3. Cultural events

Carcassonne is a lively city all year round with many cultural events such as the Carcassonne Festival in the summer which offers concerts, shows, exhibitions and street events. But also with the sound and light shows in the City which are very popular, the fireworks, as well as the Christmas market.

4. Landscapes

Nature and outdoor activities: the surroundings of Carcassonne are also rich in natural landscapes, with the Pyrenees, the Canal du Midi, the nearby Montagne Noire offering hiking and outdoor activities such as climbing, canoeing, mountain biking, running, horseback riding...

5. Strategic location

Carcassonne is located in the south-west of France, close to the Spanish border and the city of Toulouse. It is a position that makes it an ideal destination for a weekend or an excursion during a stopover a travel, very accessible thanks to its airport, train station, etc