La Cité Médiévale, Carcassonne, France
La Cite Carcassonne
Located on the right bank of the Aude, the Cité, a medieval village still inhabited, has 52 towers and 2 concentric enclosures which total 3km of ramparts. Free access day and night, via the Porte Narbonnaise and the Porte d'Aude, a large part of the Medieval City can be visited freely. Take advantage of guided tours by approved Speaker Guides offered by the Tourist Office throughout the year, during the day and in the evening!
22 Route des 4 Châteaux, 11600 Lastours, France
Chateaux De Lastours
Lastours constitutes a vast archaeological complex with its four castles, Cabaret, Tour Régine, Surdespine and Quertineux, built at the top of a rocky base, and its medieval village, the Castrum de Cabaret, deep in the valley.
11220 Lagrasse, France
Village De Lagrasse
Discover Lagrasse which is one of the most beautiful villages in France.
In a landscape of vineyards and hills, typical of Corbières, Lagrasse is crossed by the Orbieu, spanned by a bridge connecting the village and its old 14th century halls to its abbey, an architectural gem from the medieval period. A village of taste with its Corbières wine, Lagrasse is also a village of know-how that craftsmen will be pleased to help you discover.
La Cresto, 11160 Cabrespine, France
Gouffre Geant De Cabrespine
In the bowels of the Black Mountain, the patient work of water has dug, for thousands of years, an immense cave. You will visit the giant chasm in peace from a ground floor path in a belvedere. The decor and the play of light make it an exceptional site. The glass walkway will make you dizzy! 200 meters of emptiness under your feet.
11160 Caunes-Minervois, France
Abbaye De Caunes Minervois
Benedictine abbey with a superb apse of the first southern Romanesque art. The early Carolingian church was partially demolished and replaced by the current building, the construction of which extends from the 11th to the 14th century.
We discover the remains of the first abbey in the crypt, the single nave and its ribbed vault of the 18th century, a remarkable marble decoration in the sanctuary and the apsidioles. The monks' choir contains a reliquary containing the relics of the "Saints Martyrs of Caunes" honored since the 10th century.
11350 Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, France
Chateau De Peyrepetuse
Former castle of the crusade against the Albigenses, it was one of the fortresses built by Saint-Louis to protect the southern border of the kingdom of France. This immense fortress is equal in area to that of the City of Carcassonne. By the quality of its constructions, Peyrepertuse is the most remarkable example of military architecture of the Middle Ages. At an altitude of 800m, in the heart of wild nature, it overlooks the village of Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse.
15 Chemin des Plâtrières, 11490 Portel-des-Corbières, France
A sound and light show in the underground galleries, a completely transformed Antiquity space, the realistic evocation of wine consumption and gastronomy in the Middle Ages and many other novelties: this is what is proposed to you for an even more moving visit. A little train will take you to the site! A wine and regional products store, a wine bar / restaurant where you can savor local products complete this system.
2 Boulevard Barbès, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Brasserie 4 Temps
Discover an original concept signed by Franck Putelat ...The 4-stroke brasserie welcomes you from 7 am to 10 pm to offer you continuous service so that you can enjoy bistronomic excellence around the 4 times of the day: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. The signature of a Meilleur Ouvrier de France Chef and the technicality of a 2 * Michelin gourmet restaurant, accessible to everyone in a bistro setting.
Restaurant Bourdasso, Bourdasso, 11220 Pradelles-en-Val, France
On the owners list - https://www.bourdasso.com/
1 Rue du 11 Novembre, 11800 Trèbes, France
Excellent Moroccan Cuisine - an owners favorite!
14 Rue Saint-Louis, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Halfway between the castle of Comtal and the basilica of Saint Nazaire. The setting is friendly and refined and the establishment benefits from a beautiful terrace. Regional cuisine redesigned in an elegant contemporary restaurant in natural tones with a tree-lined terrace and you will taste gourmet dishes carefully prepared by Chef Pierre Mesa.
Canal Du Midi
Work of Pierre-Paul Riquet carried out in the XVIIth century to connect the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, the Canal du Midi formerly used for the transport of goods and people, is today frequented by many boaters and tourists and crosses the heart of the city of Carcassonne. Since 1996, the Canal du Midi has been classified in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Locks, bridges, aqueducts, canal bridges that span the 240 km of waterway, testify both to a technical feat but also to a work of art.