Best Things To Do in Carcassonne, France

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  1. # 1 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 920 times in trip plans
    Canal Du Midi

    Tags: Boating, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Canal Du Midi is approximately a 240 kms long canal in the south of France. It runs right between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Boasting of a picturesque canal side, many people en...Read more

  2. # 2 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 836 times in trip plans
    Basilica Of Saint Nazaire

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Place Saint-Nazaire, 11000 Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A national monument, the Basilica of Saint Nazaire (and Saint Celse) is thought to be built in the early 6th Century. It has since then undergone a number or renovations. The architecture, the stain g...Read more

  3. # 3 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 852 times in trip plans
    Cathar Castles

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Cathar Castles is a broad term given to a series of around 20 forts built and used by the Cathars (followers of Catharism) all across France. Coming with a rich and violent history, the castles pr...Read more

  4. # 4 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 731 times in trip plans
    Chateau Comtal

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 11000 Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Chateau Comtal (Count’s Castle) is a medieval castle inside the city of Carcassonne and a part of the Cathar Castles. The chateau has an intriguing yet violent history. Do hire a guide to he...Read more

  5. # 5 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 781 times in trip plans
    Domaine O' Vineyards

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Winery

    Address: 885 Avenue de la Montagne Noire, 11620 Villemoustaussou, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around 12 kms away from the city of Carcassonne, visit the O’Vineyards for divine wines, succulent meals and a lot more. You can either go for a quick tasting session or some wine shopp...Read more

  6. # 6 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 748 times in trip plans
    Le Parc Australien

    Tags: Outdoors, Theme Park

    Address: Trail Bartavelles, 11090, Carcassonne

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Le Parc Australien is an Australian themed park! Here, you will get to see kangaroos, ostriches, parakeets, observe the life of Australian Aborigines, learn to throw a boomerang and a lot more. A wond...Read more

  7. # 7 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 709 times in trip plans
    La Maison Hantee

    Tags: Entertainment

    Address: 9 Rue du Grand Puits, 11000, Carcassonne

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    La Maison Hantee is a themed haunted house in the city of Carcassonne. Step in to scare the hair off your head! Not for the faint hearted! The atmosphere, the ambience and the darkness awaits you!...Read more

  8. # 8 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 596 times in trip plans
    Lac De La Cavayere

    Tags: Golf Course, Walking Area, Leisure, Lake

    Address: Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around 6 kilometres from Carcassonne in France is the artificial Cavayere Lake. A walk round the lake takes about an hour. The lake has three large beaches and is also the centre of various l...Read more

  9. # 9 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 762 times in trip plans
    La Bastide Saint Louis

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Market

    Address: Outside the walls of Carcassonne, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated outside the walls of the fortified city of Carcassonne, the Bastide was built during the reign of Saint Louis in 1260. Having retained its symmetrical arrangement of streets, the Bastide boas...Read more

  10. # 10 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 721 times in trip plans
    School Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Musee De L’ecole, 3 rue du Plo La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    In the heart of Carcassonne lies the School Museum. It allows tourists, young and old alike, to explore the ambience and workings of a local school as it was during the 1880s to 1960s. Check out the t...Read more

  11. # 11 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 383 times in trip plans
    O2 Aventure

    Tags: Entertainment, Adventure, Tunnel

    Address: Lac de la Cavayère, 11000 Carcassonne

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    A must visit for adventure lovers, the O2 Aventure boasts of many activities. Sample this 2 giant zip lines across a lake, an aqua park, yellow course, Bambi course, red course etc. For the lesser enl...Read more

  12. # 12 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 640 times in trip plans
    Museum Of Fine Arts

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: 1 rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Musee Des Beaux Arts or the Museum of Fine Arts houses artefacts and paintings from the 17th century to present. The first floor comprises of a permanent exhibition consisting mainly of portraits ...Read more

  13. # 13 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 463 times in trip plans
    Maison Des Memoires

    Tags: Exhibition

    Address: 53 rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Maison des Memoires or the Mansion of Memories holds a permanent exhibition about the life and works of the ‘surrealist’ poet Joe Bousquet (1897-1950). The house where the museum ...Read more

  14. # 14 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 374 times in trip plans
    Mayronnes Sculpture Trail

    Tags: Trail, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: Ferme de Carrus, 11220 Mayronnes

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Near town of Mayronnes, around 25 kms from Carcassonne lies the stunning sculpture trail. The trail is around 5 kms long and takes approximately 3 hours to complete. There are permanent sculptures and...Read more

  15. # 15 of 59 Things To Do in Carcassonne | Added 482 times in trip plans
    Chocolats Jeff De Bruges

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Specialty Shop

    Address: 64-66 rue Georges Clemenceau, 11100 Carcassonne

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    A chocolate store, all things cocoa!! Need we say more?! Ganache or praline, deep black or milk, the chocolates at Jeff de Bruges are made with the finest ingredients. Eat some there and take loads of...Read more

Explore the best things to do in Carcassonne. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

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  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne

    Carcassonne, France

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Porte Narbonnaise

    rue Cros-Mayrevieille

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Moulin a vent de Villeneuve-Minervois

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Chapelle Notre Dame des Centeilles

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Abbaye de Caunes-Minervois

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Le Moulin de Lagrasse

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Musée Petiet

    32 promenade du Tivoli

  • Jardin aux Plantes Parfumées

    12 rue Dewoitine

  • Musée Caveau 1900

    13 boulevard de la promenade

    Museums Landmarks
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne

    1 rue de Verdun

    Museums Landmarks
  • Gouffre Géant de Cabrespine

    rue de la Ganganel

    Landmarks Museums
  • Le Moulin A Papier

    5 chemin Cambou

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Le Parc Australien

    chemin des Bartavelles

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
  • Union Sportive Carcassonnaise

    32 rue Antoine Marty

    Amusement Parks
  • Communauté de Communes du Limouxin

    Domaine de Ninaute

    Amusement Parks
  • Park Carcassonne


    Amusement Parks
  • O2 Aventure

    route de la Cavayère

    Amusement Parks
  • Cité Kid

    route Nationale 113

    Amusement Parks
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  • Bar Restaurant le Sénéchal

    4 Bis rue Viollet le Duc

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Le Bistrot Gourmand

    56 bis avenue de Carcassonne

    French Bars
  • Boulevard Café

    8 boulevard Jean Jaurès

    Bars French Pizza
  • Brasserie les Platanes

    14 boulevard du Commandant Roumens

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Café la Promenade

    3 boulevard de la promenade

    Fast Food Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Café le Païchérou

    2 quai du Paicherou

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
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  • Billard Développement

    16 route Minervoise

    Casinos and Gaming
  • SETHVA Société d'Expansion Touristique de la Haute Vallée de l'Au

    les Pins

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Sentier Francis Lastenouse

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  • Fédération Départementale des Associations de Pêche et de Pisciculture

    3 chemin de Serres

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Office National de la Chasse

    6 rue Jules Verne

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Chasse Pêche Passion

    285 boulevard Henri Bouffet

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Lac de Picarel

    Picarel le Haut

    Hunting and Fishing
  • La Détente

    51 rue Saint Martin

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Les Chasses du Colombier

    Domaine du Colombier Bas

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Chute-X-Trem

    2 rue Jouffroy d'Abbans

  • Cap Enrj Parachutisme

    8 rue de la Quinte

  • Chute X-trem

    68 rue Buffon

  • Da Conceicao José

    Chutextrem 68 rue Buffon

  • Chutextrem

    rue Jouffroy d'Abbans

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  • Stade Albert Domec

    avenue du Général Sarrail

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Stade Jean-Claude-Mazet

    rue André le Nôtre

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Stade annexe de l'Aiguille

    rue des Platanes

    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Castle and Ramparts of Carcassonne

    1 rue Viollet-le-Duc

    Buildings and Structures
  • Château de Saissac

    rue Bertrand de Saissac

    Buildings and Structures
  • Château de Puichéric

    1 rue de l'Église

    Buildings and Structures
  • Château de Roquecourbe-Minervois

    Buildings and Structures
  • Boulesteix Christian

    21 Impasse du Rieu

    Buildings and Structures
  • Château de Ferrals

    Buildings and Structures
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