Carcassonne became a border fortress between France and the Crown of Aragon in 1258, under Corbeil's Treaty. King Louis IX founded the new part of the town, outside the river, and his successor, Philip III, built the outer ramparts. Famous Carcassonne locations include; Cite de Carcassonne, Chateau Comtal, Australian Park, Chateau et Remparts de la cite de Carcassonne, and several others.
Carcassone was the seat of power of the Counts of Carcassonne, and then of the famous Trencavel family in the 12th century. Following the Albigensian Crusade (1209-1229), when the Royal forces seized Carcassonne, accusing it of complicity with the Cathars, it became a Royal fortress. It defended the border between France and Aragon until the...Read more
During our guided tour, we will discover the mythical narrow cobble streets of this old fortress. The monumentality of the citadel will impress you and I will tell you all the details of its fascinating history. Mysterious Cathars and military architecture will also be mentioned. I will not fail to present you some little anecdotes about the...Read more
A 2-hour private walking tour, to discover the famous Cité de Carcassonne. Here, you will admire the castle and ramparts at the heart of the medieval city; explore the Cathedral and the Basilica of Saint-Nazaire; and visit la porte Narbonnaise, which was the principal entrance to the Cité. A dream like destination with a romantic ambience, the...Read more
Discover the medieval city of Carcassonne at the time of the Crusades! Throughout the visit, our tour guide will play Alban, who grew up at that time. He will be dressed in a period costume for a real immersion. It will transport you to the 13th century in the highlights of a turbulent and grandiose period, in the heart of the Crusade against...Read more
This is the perfect tour for wine lovers. You will learn more their production and have a fun day in the middle of the vyniards! You are safe with your private guide and driver...The walks are easy, and the places are...Read more
Christmas in Carcassonne is wonderful. We're going to explore the New Town area of the city, working through the Christmas markets and past the beautiful lights and decorations, through your camera or smartphone lens!
Our online community is accessible to all those taking part, and details of this will be offered to participants, at the...Read more
Your driver is a professional and foremost a companion. Anxious to make your journey as smooth as possible, as warned driver and a connoisseur of his area, he anticipates every difficulty and readjusts its path continuously to bring you to your destination in time, in time and with confidence. Your "driver-guide" is particularly keen to create...Read more
This is the biggest fortified city in Europe, and you cannot miss some history details to unsderstand better this magnificient site! Learn more about the Cathars. If the minimum of 4 participants adults is not reached 12 hours before the tour starts, it can be canceled. This tour can be booked "private" in order to have a guarantee departure...Read more
This is a perfect tour for the heritage and medival age lovers!
Albi is a small and quiet town, and Cordes sur Ciel is a small village. Although the walk is easy in alby, it is steep in Cordes sur Ciel, but no worries, if there is some difficulties from a few travelers to walk, I can drive them to the top of the hill, and it will be just a...Read more
GUIDED WALKING TOUR WITH ENGLISH GUIDE. Repression and Resistance. The tour is led by an English guide who has lived in Carcassonne since 2005. The guide is passionate about Carcassonne During World War 2. Visit buildings, memorials, statues and places that have a link back to World War 2. The tour is brought to life by the guides...Read more
Private tour in a comfortable vehicle with an official guide. A true professional with more than 10 years of experience and passionate escorts you. You will experience history instead of just being around...Read more
During our guided tour of the city of Carcassonne, we will discover the mythical alleys of this ancient fortress. The monumentality of the citadel will prevail to you and its 2600 years of history will be told you. Mysterious Cathars and military architecture will also be mentioned. I will not fail to present you a few little stories about the...Read more
This is the perfect tour for wine lovers. You will learn more their production and have a fun day in the middle of the vyniards! You are safe with your private guide and driver... If the minimum of 4 participants adults is not reached 12 hours before the tour starts, it can be canceled and you will be informed per e-mail. This tour can be...Read more