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Short break Carcassonne

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Carcassonne

3 days
Let yourself be surprised with this break of three days in the fortified city of Carcassonne: St Nazaire Basilica, Rue Cros Mayrevieille, Lices Basses, Lices Hautes, Gate of Narbonne, Aude Gate and others. With its double encircling of ramparts and its chateau, its formidable citadel built between the Languedoc plain and the first foothills of Corbière, the city of Viscount Terncavel nourishes the imagination of all those who come upon it.
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420 €
442 €
Package Price
* Valid until 31/12/2017

Presentation

Perched on a rocky hilltop and bristling with zigzag battlements, stout walls and spiky turrets, from afar the fortified city of Carcassonne looks like something out of a children’s storybook. Its people’s perfect idea of a medieval castle, and it’s undoubtedly an impressive sight – not to mention one of the Languedoc’s biggest tourist draws.

Carcassonne is known as the place to eat the regional specialty: cassoulet, a slow-cooked bean stew with sausages, pork, and duck or goose.

While in Carcassonne it's also worth visiting St. Vincent's Church, dating from the 13th-16th centuries. It's a Gothic style church with an octagonal bell tower housing 47 bells. The highlight is walking to the top of the steeple, a climb that may leave you me sore a day later but afforded us views of all of Carcassonne and was definitely worth it!

Freely enjoy these 3 days discovering the city of Carcassonne. This exceptional stay offers you a guided tour of the medieval city, a commented cruise along the Canal du Midi and 2 nights in the heart of the fortified city.

After confirming your reservation we will send you within 48 hours a confirmation email. You will find:

  • Our confirmation of the availability
  • Your VOUCHER (to print) to handover
  • Detailed information about your service
  • The confirmation of your payment.
  • Your credit card will be charged at confirmation of the availability of the service

Carcassonne

Day 1
On arrival in Carcassonne you will start to explore the medieval city (a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997) with a guided tour of the Chateau Comtal and the ramparts of the city of Carcassonne: you’ll visit the courts, the palace, the dungeon, the parapets, as well you’ll see the presentation of the restoration of the city of Carcassonne by Viollet le Duc, in film form, mock ... the tour continues with Louis’s Bastide.
When strolling through the city, why not a little shopping in the shops and boutiques of craftsmen...
You will find your ROADBOOK full of ideas for optimizing your day.

Day 2
Commented cruise on the Canal du Midi from the Port of Carcassonne on either the Helios or the Lou Gabaret boats. Cruise of between 1 ¾ and 2 ½ hours duration. You’ll pass through locks, passage of the canal bridge and overlook the medieval city.
You will find your ROADBOOK full of ideas for optimizing your day.

Day 3
Continue to explore the medieval city and its narrow streets: medieval buildings will hold no secrets any longer: Narbonne Gate, a real defensive bastion, exterior wall and of course the Basilica St Nazaire, St Celsius, of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. By the old bridge, you reach the lower town of Carcassonne, and end your visit with the Place Carnot, under the eye of Neptune, close to the Canal du Midi, a masterpiece of the seventeenth century engineering, also rated as ‘world heritage’ by UNESCO.
You will find your ROADBOOK full of ideas for optimizing your day.
Below are some options to enhance your stay:

Restaurants:

  • Dinner in Comte Roger -  50 euros approx. per person
  • Dinner in St Martin Castle - 75 euros approx. per person

Without beverages


Transfer:

  • Private transfer from Airport to your hotel: 50 euros per transfer
  • Private transfer from train station: 30 euros per transfer


Accommodation:

  • 4 * Hotel (contact us)
  • 5 * Hotel (contact us)


If you need services, please contact us: info@objectiffrance.com

Good to know:

Our partner hotels:

  • Résidence Adonis La Barbacane 3*
  • Cerise Carcassonne Nord 3*
  • Cerise Carcassonne Sud 3*


Other:
To participate in this service, you simply have to present your voucher to the service provider on site.

Commitments Objectif France
Our team is here to make your holiday a success and meet all your expectations. Every detail is important in the organization and undertaking of your stay. Objectif France will accompany you in the process of organizing your trip in France.

Anything else we can help you with?
Remember that Objectif France is an incoming tour operator who creates discovery trips in France and across Western Europe.


Our team is at your disposal if you need help organizing your trip:

  • Car rental or private transfers
  • Accommodation Reservation: hotels, B & B, boutique hotels and anything unusual
  • Guide and interpreter services
  • Booking of restaurants that require reservations in advance (Michelin starred restaurants etc ...)
  • Booking tours which require reservations in advance
  • Etc ....


Our team is ready to answer any of your questions. By e-mail info@objectiffrance.com or phone at 00 33 (0) 9 66 96 13 19

Have a great trip – bon voyage

Price

Price for 2 people.

Our price includes:

  • 2 nights in 3* hôtel located in the city center of Carcassonne with breakfast
  • City tax
  • Guided group tour and  visit of the Medieval city and Louis’Bastide
  • Commented group tour cruise on Canal du Midi (duration between 1 ¾ hours to 2 ½ hours long)
  • Road Book to optimize as best as possible your stay (best places to go, attractions, restaurants…)


Cancellation conditions:
Cancellation fees will apply as follows:
More than 30 days before the arrival date: 50 % charge
Less than 30 days before the arrival date and in case of No Show: 100 % charge


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