Carcassonne looks like a fairy-tale medieval city. Bathed in late-afternoon sunshine and highlighted by dark clouds, La Cité, as the old walled city is known, is truly breathtaking. The visit of the Basilica with its outstanding stained-glass windows is a must.
Pick up at your hotel in Toulouse. Discover Carcassonne throught a 2-hour private walking tour, to discover the famous Cité de Carcassonne. Here, you will admire the castle and ramparts at the heart of the medieval city; explore the Cathedral and the Basilica of Saint-Nazaire; and visit la porte Narbonnaise, which was the principal entrance to the Cité. The city is imbued with the spirit of the past and boasts 2500 years of history and is privileged to have two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Canal du Midi, classified in 1996, and the Medieval City in 1997. Its history is marked by 2000 years of conquest and by the imprint of Catharism and the Crusades. Discover the Canal du Midi, work of Pierre-Paul Riquet and excavated in the XVIIth century to link the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. it was formerly used for transporting goods and people, and is today frequented by numerous boaters and tourists. A dream like destination with a romantic ambience, the tour is tailor-made to enchant you. Drop off at your hotel in Toulouse.