Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts
You will find the Museum of Fine Arts located at 1 rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne. You can expect to see an excellent array of paintings and ceramics stretching three centuries from the seventeenth to the nineteenth by various artists.  The majority of work comes from French as well as Dutch artists. There are often ...

Family Car Hire in Carcassonne

Family Car Hire in Carcassonne
As mentioned in some of the previous articles on this website, Carcassonne is really a fantastic location for all the family. When it comes to renting a car there are plenty of options to suit all budgets. It can be tough taking a family on holiday with lots of expenses both expected and unexpected cropping ...

Transport from Carcassonne Airport

Transport from Carcassonne Airport
The airport in Carcassonne is located just five kilometres from the town centre. A low cost car hire Carcassonne Airport deal can be easily arranged right here today. We offer a flexible, reasonably priced mode of transportation ideal for discovering the area at your own pace. There is also a bus service which will take ...

The Aude Gate

The Aude Gate
The Aude Gate dates back to the twelfth century. It was used in defense of the walled city. A wall was erected on the river banks. It was formally known as the Toulouse Gate.

Easter Car Hire in Carcassonne

Easter Car Hire in Carcassonne
Its getting close to that time of year again. The kids have got their Easter break coming up and it may be a chance for the whole family to get away for a bit and have some fun together. Its always difficult to get everyone time off at the same time of course so if ...

St Nazarius Basilica

St Nazarius Basilica
Discovering the medieval city of Carcassonne is truly a delight for the numerous visitors who descend upon the area year after year. Fifty two towers plus two enclosures make up a combined total of three kilometres of ramparts. You can check out many of the sights here free of charge with only the castle being ...

A Little Bit of History

A Little Bit of History
You wont find many places quite like Carcassonne. Well known as a walled city (cité) , it has been occupied since 6 B.C initially by the Gauls and then the Romans supposedly around 4 A.D. The castle was built in the 12th century and sits on the west side. The city came under the control ...

Camping in Carcassonne

Camping in Carcassonne
With is beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views, the option of being close to nature around Carcassonne is very alluring for many visitors. If you feel that you have had enough of hotel type accommodation then camping can be a lot of fun for all the family. The main camping area is called Camping de la ...

Automatic Car Hire at Carcassonne Airport

Automatic Car Hire at Carcassonne Airport
New places can be pretty scary when it comes to driving. Of course some will take to it like a duck to water while for others it can really be a nerve wracking experience. Many people are comfortable driving their own cars but not so much when it comes to getting behind the wheel of ...

Shopping in Carcassonne

Shopping in Carcassonne
Its probably not a city that springs to mind when you think about shopping but nonetheless there are plenty of options in Carcassonne. Local products are quite popular with tourists with items such as antiques high on their wish lists. You could consider the city to have two shopping districts. In Bastide Saint Louis you ...