Car Rental at Carcassonne Airport

Lagrasse

Lagrasse
You are never short of day trip options when you make Carcassonne your base. You will find Lagrasse in between Carcassonne and Narbonne. Its  roughly a forty minute drive in your cheap Carcassone Airport car rental. The village of Lagrasse is well known for its abbey as well as its beautiful streets and houses. It a lovely little place to relax and take in during the summer months with fairs and markets a regular theme. One of the highlights of the village is the hump backed bridge which dates back to the twelfth century. There are some delightful local restaurants serving ...

Channel 4 Show set in Carcassonne

You may have caught a glimpse of Carcassonne while channel hopping over the last couple of weeks. Labyrinth by Kate Mosse has been adapted by Channel 4 and its setting is Carcassonne. It doesn’t have an exact timeline with action taking place in the thirteenth century as well as the twenty first as the show yo-yos between time. Its a great advertisement for the cité as there are some stunning shots of the town which are sure to entice visitors. The program has been a reasonable success with mixed and positive reviews from critics while public viewing figures have been good. ...

May Car Hire in Carcassonne

May can be a great month of the year to get away if at all possible. You get to avoid the summer rush and hopefully bag a few great travel deals as well before demand ramps up. Its also ideal if you prefer your vacations to be a little quieter as you will have a better run of things with shorter lines for attractions or perhaps a little more space on the beach or a table at your favourite restaurant. Hiring a car in May for a visit to Carcassonne can be sorted right here today. A search for a quick ...

Visit Minerve

Visit Minerve
Minerve is a thirty five kilometre drive from Carcassonne. Its another stunning village within easy driving distance and was formally chosen as a winner in “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” which is a competition run for villages of great beauty. Keep in mind that if driving to Minerve, the main bridge is only accessible to residents. In the past the village has been regarded as the centre of the Minervois wine region. Make no mistake this is a beautiful part of the world and once you arrive here by car, you can then easily take it all in on foot. ...

Visit Bram

Visit Bram
The pretty village of Bram is just a nineteen kilometre drive in your budget Carcassonne Airport car hire. Its a picturesque spot in the centre of cathar country. You can see many castles perched around the hills nearby Bram. Should you choose to arrive by boat then it may be useful to know that the village is about a 20 minute walk from the port. It’s really a place to just relax and enjoy the natural beauty on offer. Some old churches worth a look include Saint-Julien and Sainte-Basilisse. The Maison d’Archeologie offers the opportunity to see what still exists after ...

Go to Gruissan

Go to Gruissan
Hop in your Carcassonne Airport car rental France and arrive in Gruissan in less than an hour! Formally a stronghold standing in front of Narbonne, this place has grown into it own over the years and now offers much for visitors. There is lots happening here with various events and festivals to enjoy. The village streets harks back to old times with other parts of Gruissan packing a modern punch. The salt museum located at  Les Salins du Midi is worth a trip and can be seen by guided tour if you wish. Those with an interest in wine will certainly ...

Day Trip to Quillan

Day Trip to Quillan
Another fantastic place you can visit when you compare car hire in Carcassonne is Quillan. You will find it to the south of Carcassonne and it should take less than an hour to drive to. Quillan is surrounded by mountains so to say its a scenic area is certainly an understatement. As you would expect for this part of the country, Quillan is an idyllic little town, wonderful to stroll about and admire.  Head for the old bridge and watch on as boats and kayaks flow down the river. The old castle dates back to the fourteenth century. It has been ...

Day Trip to Alet Les Bains

Day Trip to Alet Les Bains
If you are looking for a relaxing day trip from Carcassonne then you should head for Alet Les Bains which is just a twenty seven kilometre drive in your Carcassonne Airport car rental. Its a great little location for pampering yourself with access to a thermal spa and once that’s done you can soak up a little history round the village which is home to just over five hundred people. You can find Alet Les Bains situated between Quillan and Limoux on the Aude River. Rennes le Chateau can be reached in just another fifteen minutes or so. The abbey at ...

Discount Car Hire Carcassonne

Discount Car Hire Carcassonne
Finding a low cost car hire Carcassonne deal is certainly possible and sometimes just requires a little research and patience. With various car hire companies trying to win the price war, there is always an opportunity to get a bargain. You are most likely of course to find discounts during the off season but that’s not to say that you wont find one during peak season. Sometimes car hire firms may have more cars than they need so to entice customers they will offer discounts as it is better to at least get some money than have the rental cars just ...

Narbonne Day Trip

Narbonne Day Trip
Narbonne is just a forty minute drive away in your cheap Carcassonne car rental. Its an excellent option for a day trip. Its a lovely town, built around a medieval centre, ideal for just strolling around and taking in the sights. It was formally the capital of Languedoc and has a population today of forty seven thousand. Wine is big business in the town with famed vineyards such Corbières in the vicinity. The Cathédrale de St-Just and St-Pasteur is a marvellous gothic creation which was never fully finished so still has no nave due to concerns at the time (13th century) ...