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Things to Do in Carcassonne

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Carcassonne and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Carcassonne activities? We have 8 tour ideas.


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Attraction Tickets

Skip the Line: Carcassonne Castle and Ramparts Ticket

Carcassonne, France
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 11.35


Carcassone was the seat of power of the Counts of Carcassonne, and then of the famous Trencavel family in the 12th century. Following the Albigensian Crusade (1209-1229), when the Royal forces seized Carcassonne, accusing it of complicity with the Cathars, it became a Royal fortress. ... Read More

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City Tours

Carcassonne Sightseeing Tour

Carcassonne, France
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 174.04


Guided Tours are available of the medieval Cité of Carcassonne and Languedoc Roussillon (Cathar Region) either for a small group or a couple.Meeting point is at the main gate Porte Narbonnaise, from there, the story of 'old lady' (2500 years) will be unveiled : its inhabitants, the Cathar crusade in the XIII° century, the new master of the region the king of... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Tour of Montsgur - half day

Carcassonne, France
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 756.71


Montsegur is the iconic Cathar Castle, the 'head and the seat' of the Cathar Church. Its fall to a crusading army in 1244 following a 10-month siege signalled the end of significant Cathar resistance. It was besieged by the French army in 1243 and fell in 1244.  In addition to ascending to the castle and a visit to an informative local museum, the tour includes details about the death of over 200 Cathars who... Read More

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Mobile Wifi Everywhere in Carcassonne

Carcassonne, France
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 45.40


You will get the best solution to get the internet throughout your trip in France, with the rental of a personal WiFi hotspot, also called 'Pocket WiFi' or 'MiFi'! You book it before your trip and receive it at your hotel or rental flat everywhere in France. At the end of your rental, you simply return it with the prepaid envelope included.<br><br>The easiest and cheapest way to get on the internet here in... Read More

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Walking Tours

Medieval Cit of Carcassonne Guided Tour for 2 Hours

Carcassonne, France
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 191.70


Enjoy and discover with a professional guide the main historical facts, particularly the Cathar Crusade, that has changed the military architecture. Stroll on old cobblestone streets and see beautiful views on the surrounding landscape.<br />This tour can be extended with the visit of the... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Winery Visit with Food and Wine in Carcassonne

Carcassonne, France
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 75.04


<em></em>Enjoy a unique thing to do in Carcassonne with a Winery visit with the actual winemaker, a wine and food pairings which includes hot and cold appetizers as well as charcuterie, cheese and dessert.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

1-Day Package: Vineyard Visit, Wine Tasting Experience, Dine and Overnight Stay in Carcassonne

Carcassonne, France
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 472.94


Discover the diverse flavors of France's Languedoc Rousillon region on this 1-day vineyard visit and wine-tasting experience, with evening meal and overnight stay in Carcassonne. Stroll among the vineyards with your hosts and gain insight into the different grapes thriving in the fertile soils.... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Winery Tour and Wine Tasting in Carcassonne

Carcassonne, France
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 31.53


Unique<strong> t</strong>hing to do: Joe O'Connell, the actual winemaker, personally conducts the winery visits in English or “en Franglais.” This gives you the opportunity to learn about vine pruning &amp; growth from someone who actually has done the work. You'll listen to the story behind the vineyard while meeting fellow foodies and wine fans. On this tour, you'll discover the wine... Read More

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