This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the cookie policy.
If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the cookie policy.
By closing this banner, scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse otherwise, you agree to the use of cookies.
To accept | Read more
HeaderMain-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0,0020017
HeaderContext-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0,0010013
HeaderBreadcrumb-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010008

Carcassonne Travel Guide  

HeaderPageTitle-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0,0010009
DestionationGallery-GetPartialView = 0,0050047
GuidePdfAppDownloadRow-GetPartialView = 0,0030029

Carcassonne is located in the southern part of France, not very far from the Mediterranean Sea. This town of about 44,000 inhabitants is made up of two distinct parts: one, the old fortified city with the major tourist attractions, and two, the newer ‘lower city’, the commercial hub.
Carcassonne enjoys a Mediterranean climate: hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Spring is the best time to visit with the average temperature at 15°C. Though the average temperature in summer stays below 30°C, there are days when it gets very hot.
The Romans started the fortification of Carcassonne, as early as 100 BC. Over the centuries, all through the Middle Ages, various rulers of the area added to the fortifications, making it almost impenetrable. It was only in the eighteenth century that the city started developing economically.

Time zone:
CommonInfoPlaceIntro-GetPartialView = 0,0020017
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010013
CommonPluginEuropeAssistence-GetPartialView = 0

Reviews Carcassonne

Overall rating 9
Overall Guide : TRAVEL off peak season when cost is lower. Visit nearby Toulouse and the Pyrenees Castle. You are one hour from the Meditteranean beach and not far from the Pyrenees mountains. Not far from the Spanish border either if you want... more to visit Barcelona as well
Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Lovely place
IntroReviewListContainer-GetPartialView = 0,0110107

Destinations near Carcassonne

DestinationListNear-GetPartialView = 0,0050051
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010009

Search for offers in Carcassonne

HotelSearch-GetPartialView = 0,0100093
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010009

FreeContentHtml-GetPartialView = 0,0010008
AttractionListBest_1xN-GetPartialView = 0,0200201
JoinUs-GetPartialView = 0,0020008
WeatherInfoForecastSmall-GetPartialView = 0,0170166
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010004
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
Footer-GetPartialView = 0,0020026
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0010008