A winter like no other in Carcassonne

Winter is a magical season when cities adorn themselves with their most beautiful lights and the spirit of Christmas happily fills the air. Among the most charming winter destinations in France, the city of Carcassonne stands out for its magical medieval atmosphere and its festivities !

One of the most anticipated events of the season is the Christmas market, which captivates visitors. Located on Place Carnot, this market attracts visitors with its picturesque stalls. Local artisans display their handcrafted creations here, ranging from jewelry to wooden toys to handmade Christmas decorations. Visitors can find unique and original gifts while supporting local talent.

When night falls, the Christmas market shines brightly with fairy lights and twinkling decorations. The smell of regional specialties wafts through the air, inviting visitors to sample sweet delicacies like hot chestnuts, pancakes and gingerbread. And other culinary specialties, such as mulled wine, aligot, oysters...

Street performances, concerts and entertainment are also organized throughout the season. There are two ice rinks to satisfy young and old snow sports enthusiasts. In addition to this, attractions such as a Ferris wheel and a carousel are also installed. But that's not all ! Carcassonne also offers a unique experience thanks to virtual reality! This immersive technology will allow you to instantly transport yourself to the magical Christmas atmosphere that reigns in the city.

For those looking for an even more unique experience, a rooftop is set up, offering the possibility of sipping a drink or dining while enjoying a breathtaking view of the medieval castle of Carcassonne.

In addition, Carcassonne is also implementing environmental measures to reduce its impact on the environment while preserving the beauty of the city. Initiatives such as the use of energy-efficient LED lights, the promotion of public transport and raising awareness of waste management help make the Carcassonne Christmas event more sustainable.