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Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne

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Carcassonne is a place of contrast between the plain and the mountain.

City of history and légend, where the capricious river Aude flows and the silent Canal du Midi appeases.

Carcassonne is burnt by the sun and shaked-up by the wind.

The City of Carcassonne is registered by the Unesco, in their list of a humanity's world héritage . 

 

CARCASSONNE

photo-carcassonne
  • More informations
  • 1209 : siege of  Carcassonne
  • 2 ramparts
  • 54 towers
  • 3 km of ramparts

     Vocabulary

  • Arrow slit: Vertical opening in a wall for firing arrows.
  • Barbican: advanced fortification which protects an entry.
  • Portcullis : iron gate , gateway,to protect the entrance
  • Bailey : space between two enclosures 

Guided tour of the Medieval Cite

In front of the Narbonnaise's gate the guide drive yourself in the City , giving informations about the history and the architecture in order to appreciate this wonderful fortress .
Gate and Narbonnaises towers .

Castel ( outside )

Basilica of St Nazaire

Ramparts and the lists.

Lenght of tour  . 2h

 

Guided tour of the CitE and the Castle.

Inside the castle , visitors are onthe rampart walk and come into some towers .For example , Justice tower, Bishop's square tower.They can appreciate on it landscape of the lower city and the country.
 Lenght of tour . 3h 

Entrance fees for the castle .

Reservation for coming in the castle is organized by yourself ( I'm available to give you more informations )

 

Other guided tours

Guided tours Special children

Discovering the medieval city in the night .


 

For others informations You can phone me

Martine BOONE 00 33  6 82 08 52 59

 
 
 
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