Carcassonne Holidays

In Southwest France, Carcassonne is right on the main high-speed train line, and is one of the Languedoc region's most fascinating cities. Divided into separate "towns" during the wars against the Cathars, when the original ruling family was forced to establish their territory on the low ground by the River …

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When to go to Carcassonne

Typical Holiday Price

£432 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Carcassonne varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Carcassonne.

Things to see and do in Carcassonne

Nicholas D | Trip by SkyscannerHistoric Fortified City of Carcassonne
Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
Christina P | Trip by SkyscannerLa Cité Médiévale
La Cité Médiévale
MNatividad | FlickrCity of Carcassonne (Cité de Carcassonne)
City of Carcassonne (Cité de Carcassonne)
swampa | FlickrFour Castles of Lastours
Four Castles of Lastours
Christina P | Trip by SkyscannerGrotte de Limousis
Grotte de Limousis
cvalette | FlickrPorte Narbonnaise
Porte Narbonnaise
greger.ravik | FlickrMurs de Carcassonne
Murs de Carcassonne
Gianfi | Trip by SkyscannerHalles Prosper Montagne
Halles Prosper Montagne
Office de Tourisme Grand Carcassonne | FlickrLe Port De Carcassonne
Le Port De Carcassonne

Reviews of Carcassonne

Yves R
Yves R

Carcassonne is a unique medieval town, only 45km away. The views of the skyline from a distance will take your breath away. The old city offers many restaurants, walks and architectural sights.

Lisa T
Lisa T

A fantastic unesco world heratage site. Well worth having the audio tour guide to take you round. Can get busy at peak holiday times so plan ahead. Much to see as it's almost a small town in itself. Lots of history and great photo opportunities!

Ana Rita Bras
Ana Rita BrasPorto

Carcassone is one of the most visited cities of all France. The city is divided by the river , the "new" part of town is pleasant with lots of Cathedrals and some interesting points. On the other side there's the medieval walled city. Outstanding ! On a one hour train from Toulouse, it's a must see definitely


This city is a must see if you are anywhere nearby. It is one of the coolest places I have ever been. Since the city is still very functional, it is one hell of an experience.

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