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.
Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover wonderful spots and local stories in Carcassonne. Bit by bit, you will get a feeling of the medieval French atmosphere while exploring the city outside the walls and the bustling streets within the fascinating citadel.
Discover the ancient past of Carcassonne. Throughout the visit your tour guide will play Octavia Caelius, a Roman citizen of Colonia Julia Carcaso. To allow a historical immersion, she will lead the visit in period costume. Octavia's partner is a wine merchant, they are part of the aristocracy at the end of the 3rd century, whose secrets and...Read more
Fully private circuit of Eight hours, intended for a family or friends, which allows to discover the Mont Saint Clair de Sete and the medieval city of Carcassonne which is at 1H40 from Sete. You will travel in Van luxury Mercedes V class, with a capacity of 7 passengers maximum, interior seats all leather in living room mode, double air...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
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
Guided Tours are available of the medieval Cité of Carcassonne and Languedoc Roussillon (Cathar Region) either for a small group or a couple. Meeting point is at the main gate Porte Narbonnaise, from there, the story of "old lady" (2500 years) will be unveiled : its inhabitants, the Cathar crusade in the XIII° century, the new master of the...Read more
Enjoy and discover with a professional guide the main historical facts, particularly the Cathar Crusade, that has changed the military architecture. Stroll on old cobblestone streets and see beautiful views on the surrounding landscape.
This tour can be extended with the visit of the Count's castle.
We provide unique and very personal private tours of some of the best wine producers in the Languedoc. Tours are for 2 to 6 people maximum and are tailor-made to your requirements. Tours are lead by our own professional and experienced wine expert who will educate and inform you about wine like few other tour guides can do. Unlike other tours we...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
We're Instagram-friendly! We'll explore the New Town area of Carcassonne, through your camera or smartphone lens, starting by talking about principles of great photography, but without any unnecessary jargon that comes with it, and look at what we think makes a perfect photo. We work from the Gare, through the Port of the Canal du Midi, and along...Read more
Your host is an acknowledged wine expert and wine tour guide with 30 years experience and an in depth knowledge of wine and wine making across the world. The tasting takes place in the comfort of our wine cave in the heart of Carcassonne old town and is designed to be fun and informal.
The evening can be booked as a private event for a...Read more