Every year, when summer arrives, the city of Carcassonne comes alive and turns into a veritable open-air theatre. Visitors from all over the world flock to this fortified city, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to live unforgettable moments, between grandiose shows, fascinating visits and unique experiences.
We give you the activities to do that you should not miss this summer in Carcassonne !
1. The Carcassonne Festival is an unmissable event that takes place throughout the summer. National and international artists come to offer a quality show. Open-air concerts in emblematic places ! Lovers of music, dance, theater and live shows will be delighted. There is something for all tastes and for all budgets, with an “in” program for paid concerts and a completely free “off” program !
2. Every evening, when the sun goes down, the castle of Carcassonne is transformed into an extraordinary sound and light show. The ramparts are illuminated with shimmering colors, the visual projections tell the fascinating story of the medieval city. Visitors are transported back in time! With a visit to the count's castle, total immersion with sound and light.