Tag: FR – Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne

14 of the best places to visit in France; Lonely Planet

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France offers world-class art and architecture, Renaissance châteaux, and iconic landmarks alongside phenomenal cuisine, a vast coastline, and Alpine glaciers.

Source: 14 of the best places to visit in France – Lonely Planet

Explore Carcassonne with top author Kate Mosse; Daily Mail; 

On this exclusive tour you will be staying in the heart of Carcassonne, where you will have the chance to discover its atmospheric streets and centuries of dramatic history stretching back to the crusades.

Source: Explore Carcassonne with top author Kate Mosse

Carcassonne has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; All Andorra; Medium

Carcassone (H2k4/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Carcassonne (fr. Carcassonne) is a fortified town in the Aude department, Occitania Region, France. ‘The town is one of the most important sites in France; it is not only because of the ancient fortress itself but also due to its size.

Source: Carcassonne has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997

Visiting the Citadel of Carcassonne; Leonard & Lorena Landon; Waggoner Cruising Guide

The Citadel of Carcassonne competes with Mont St. Michel and the Eiffel Tower for the most visited site in France. In 1997, this citadel was placed on the UNESCO list as a World Heritage Site.

Source: Visiting the Citadel of Carcassonne – Waggoner Cruising Guide

12 Hours in Carcassonne; Charlotte Daniels; One World 365

Carcassonne, a stunning medieval city in the Languedoc region; with its historic ramparts and beautiful countryside, the town can easily be considered a hidden gem in the South of France.

Source: 12 Hours in Carcassonne

Carcassonne: Europe’s Largest Medieval Fortified City Was Defended by; Wu Mingren; Ancient Origins

Carcassonne is Europe’s largest fortified city that still stands today. It is located in Aude, a department in the southern French region of Occitanie.

Source: Carcassonne: Europe’s Largest Medieval Fortified City Was Defended by

Video Tour of Carcassonne, France: A Spectacular Walled City; Shawn Mitchell; International Living

Source: Video Tour of Carcassonne, France: A Spectacular Walled City – IL

The Medieval City of Carcassonne; Janine Marsh; The Good Life France

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the old city of Carcassonne is every bit as enchanting when you see it in real life as it is in the photos.

Read more from source: The Medieval City of Carcassonne

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