Car Rental at Carcassonne Airport

Musee du Blason

Musee du Blason
The Musee du blason is of great historical interest in Carcassonne. It is located at 11 rue Frederic Soulie. It translates as the “Museum of Coat of Arms and Crests”. Here you can expect to find numerous glass paintings and works. Many have a religious influence with works of stained glass prominent. You can also view drawings on the croisade albigeoise related to the Cathares.  The battle of 1209 is depicted in some works with castles in Termes, Beziers  and Castelnaudary. Groups are welcomed as well as schools. It is open all year round from ten in the morning to six ...

Last Minute Car Hire at Carcassonne Airport

Last Minute Car Hire at Carcassonne Airport
Last minute car hire at Carcassonne Airport deals are always worth looking into if you fancy a spur of the moment trip. Sometimes in life, you just need a break..and you need it now! Its not the best time to book of course but sometimes it works out and you can find yourself a reasonably priced vehicle. It is of course very exciting to just suddenly pick a place you want to go, book a flight and head for the airport. Its a great feeling and in some ways can make for an even better holiday as you have not built ...

Lac de la Cavayere

A great place to spend a few hours is Lac de la Cavayere . You can take your Carcassonne car rental out there or you may prefer the option of a bus (the number seven from Square Gambetta). You should be able to do a full walk around the lake in less than an hour or so if moving at a brisk pace. There is much to admire and take in as you move along. In the centre you will find a bird reserve. You can find more information about the various attractions in and around this area here.

Trivalle

You will find Trivalle located on the far side of the Pont Vieux. The district has two streets, one is called rue de la Barbacane and the other – rue Trivalle. Its a lovely little area to browse on foot. The Ste Marie du Sauveur Chapel is a splendid building featuring a bell tower. The famed Hotel de Pelletier harks back to the the times when the textile industry ruled the town. Another nice stop is Montmorencys House which dates back to the 16th century and has recently undergone some restoration work. La Maison du Chevalier features lots of great art ...

Museum of the Middle Ages

Another place well worth a look is the Museum of the Middle Ages which you will find on Rue des Ramparts, Carcassonne 11000. This is a two room exhibit. The first room is a video room while the other is split into three, depicting different eras of Carcassonne life through the middle ages. The venue makes excellent use of lighting and sound to add excitement and interest to the overall experience with each part being lit separately as it is spoken about. You can get a real sense of how it was back in the times when the city was fortified ...

Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante

Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante
Its nice to take in a little culture while on holiday. It is of course fantastic to just relax and enjoy some nice weather but when the opportunity arises to learn a little about the place that you are in then you should grab it with both hands as you may never get the chance to experience it again. The Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante is located at 102 Rue Trivalle. Its a small museum but is worth taking the time to seek out. Guides are available (some of them are former soldiers) and they offer an excellent insight into ...

Guided Tours of Carcassonne

Guided Tours of Carcassonne
Everyone is different when it comes to getting to know new cities and places. Some will prefer to just ramble along at their own pace taking in whatever amount of information they feel like while others prefer more of a structure to things with the help of either an audio or human guide to give them lots of info on what they are seeing. There are English tour guides available which can booked from the tourist office at 28 Rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne. The tour begins with an introduction to the Legend of Dame Carcas. From there you will head ...

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 ...

Cheap Carcassonne Airport Car Rental Rates for Easter Break

Cheap Carcassonne Airport Car Rental Rates for Easter Break
Many schools will of course differ on the exact dates but for most the Easter break will occur on days between the 28th March and 15th of April 2018. A great time to plan a getaway for the family, the airport tends to be mobbed every year with competition high for the best deals at the most sought after locations. If you search for the cheapest car hire Carcassonne Airport quote between say for example the 29th of March and the 5th of April you will see rental car prices beginning at £248.11 with lots of other options under £300. Searching ...

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 ...