Think of the south of France and the lavender fields of Provence and Côte d’Azur likely spring to mind. But in Occitanie, Aude and the coastal city of Narbonne and surrounds offer up a different, more relaxed view of the region.
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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.
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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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