Car Rental at Carcassonne Airport

Carcassonne Flights from the UK

Carcassonne Flights from the UK
Are you currently trying to find some cheap flights from the UK to Carcassonne? Ryanair are presently the only airline operating out of Carcassonne Airport. Obviously this is not ideal as you would prefer that there be more competition among airlines. The good news is that in general Ryanair flights are quite reasonably priced. If you leave it late then unfortunately you will probably pay over the odds however you can find extremely cheap flight deals when you book early. Another good thing is that there are flights departing from five different airports in the UK Glasgow Prestwick Liverpool East Midlands ...

Carcassonne Train Station

Carcassonne Train Station
If you have decided against hiring a car in Carcassonne then you may wish to discover some other parts of France by train. You will find Carcassonne Train Station situated towards the north of ville basse which is close to Canal du Midi. Services run by TGV, TER and Intercités are available. It was constructed towards the middle of the 19th century. Further work was undertaken in the year 1876 towards Limoux and later to Quillan. Its a stylish building containing a  beautiful fresco by Jean Camberoque highlighting the beauty of Aude. There are various high speed services to locations such ...

Public Transport in Carcassonne

Public Transport in Carcassonne
Should you choose not to avail of our car rental Carcassonne Airport service then you may be interested in some information regarding public transport in the area. Transport methods can be quite different in the two main areas of the city (La Cite and the Bastide), one of course being much more modern than the other. Transport is easier in the newer part of town with reasonable street access and parking however the Cite area as you would expect has much narrower roads. On the plus side, all the main attractions are clearly signposted however its always good to have a ...

Whats the Weather like in Carcassonne?

Whats the Weather like in Carcassonne?
When people begin to plan a holiday, the first thing that many of them will consider is: What will the weather be like? The good news for visitors to Carcassonne is that the area normally receives up to three hundred days a year of sunshine. During winter you can expect some rain while the Languedoc region is also sometimes referred to as the country of the winds. There are various winds which blow into the region such as the Cers, the Scirocco and the Marin. The most common one is the Cers which blows warm in the months leading up to ...

Transport from Carcassonne Airport

Transport from Carcassonne Airport
The airport in Carcassonne is located just five kilometres from the town centre. A cheap 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 you into the city. It takes about fifteen minutes and the price is five euro. You can easily find the bus area at the front of the airport. Another option is getting a taxi which will probably cost you around twelve euro. On average around three hundred ...

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 of Simon de Montfort in what became known as the Albigensian Crusade. They set to work on fortifying the city during the thirteenth century. The building of an outer wall helped make the city a great fortress for its inhabitants. Things changed with the signing of ...