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

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

 

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Carcassonne: The Fortified Town of Southern France Built by the Visigoths With an Inner Medieval Fortress; Saoirse Kerrigan; Interesting Engineering

France – Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (T Wojtowicz/Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0).

This fortified town in France has been standing for over 1,000 years, and has even inspired Disney films. Check out the storied past of the Cité de Carcassonne.

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Where fairy tales got their inspiration; Alina Hartounian; AP

France – Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne

Somewhere at the intersection of fantasy and history stands the medieval city of Carcassonne, a castle-on-the-hill getaway in the south of France. The Cite, as the walled-off hilltop section of Carcassonne is known, has been a strategically important hub for millennia.

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