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Welcome To Carcassonne

The picturesque town of Carcassonne is one of the most famous and historic places in the south of France. Crowned by the majestic hill fort that overlooks the town, this beautiful destination makes for a perfect weekend away. A flight and hotel in Carcassonne is a great way to enjoy this exceptional French town and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it. Only a short flight from both London and Manchester, package holidays to Carcassonne are an ideal way to get to know this charming corner of France.

What To Know Before Visiting Carcassonne?

When Is A Good Time To Visit Carcassonne?

Carcassonne’s many museums, attractions, restaurants and bars mean that there is always something to see and do all year round. That said, city breaks to Carcassonne are probably most pleasurable during the summer months when you can wander through the charming cobbled streets and enjoy the open spaces of the citadel. A weekend in Carcassonne during summer also allows you to explore the lush French countryside that lies beyond the town.

What Are The Best Places To Visit In Carcassonne?

What Is There To Do In Carcassonne?

Fine chocolates and delicious wines are chief among Carcassonne’s delicacies, so why not combine both on a tasting tour of the town? Cocoa & Grapes offers a gentle walking tour of Carcassonne that includes stopping in for some lovely chocs and a drop of wine in some of the town’s best known culinary spots.

If you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary on your weekend in Carcassonne, why not try Le Parc Australien just outside the town? This Aussie-themed nature park is chock-full of cute kangaroos and wacky wallabies. It's a little rough and ready, but no less charming for it!

If you also have time to explore the surrounding area, you can also rent a car in Carcassonne.

What To Eat And Drink In Carcassonne?

Package holidays to Carcassonne promise the best in fine French dining, and you could do little better than La Barbacane. This Michelin-starred restaurant serves perfectly presented French cuisine, and whether you choose to dine in the wood-carved splendour of the restaurant or enjoy the spectacular views from the delightful garden terrace, you are assured a wonderful dining experience.

Those looking for something a little less fancy will love the warm welcome, fine food and family atmosphere that awaits in La Pataterie Carcassonne. A spud-lover’s delight, this charming family restaurant specialises in a variety of potato dishes, with raclette – a delicious combination of cheese and potato – a real favourite.

Bring A Piece of Carcassonne Home

Your weekend in Carcassonne will perhaps be best remembered with a tasty local treat. Philippe Boccardi is a master chocolatier and his shop is bursting with divine confections, all of which are made with high quality ingredients. Beautifully presented and lavishly packaged, they make for delicious mementos of your Carcassonne break.

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