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Fortified city of Carcassonne

The largest medieval city in Europe, Carcassonne is a French site steeped in history and picturesqueness, which seems to have been preserved from the works of time thanks to its ramparts.
Fortified city of Carcassonne
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FAQs for Fortified city of Carcassonne

  • When was the city of Carcassonne created?
    It seems that the foundations of the primitive city date back to the Gallo-Roman period. Subsequently, it continued to undergo additions until the end of the Middle Ages.

  • Are there any activities on offer in the city of Carcassonne?
    Every summer various events take place: the Festival of the City, to discover operas, plays or concerts; The City Embrace, a unique fireworks display; and the Medievals, a re-enactment that includes street animations and tournaments.

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