Cité de Carcassonne walking tour

carcassonne city guided tour

Enjoy a walking guided tour in Carcassonne

This 1h30 walking tour of Carcassonne will give you a good overview of the walled town history and you will learn more about the Cathars.

The Cité of Carcassonne is a stunning and unique place to visit. Strolling through the medieval village with its tiny and twisted alleys. The medieval charm and detail of this ancient city transports you back in time and impresses you at every corner.

Location of the tour
Duration of the tour
Difficulty of the tour
Easy (Easy walk)
When can I do the tour ?

This tour is available all year round.
Group can be from 1 to 35 people, more people please contact us.

Cité de Carcassonne guided tour
Cité de Carcassonne guided tour
Cité de Carcassonne walking guided tour
walking guided tour carcassonne castle
Carcassonne castle
Cité de Carcassonne guided tour
carcassonne city guided tour
Guided tour in Carcassonne

What will I do during this tour ?

1h30 guided walking tour in the Cité of Carcassonne

Visit the Cité de Carcassonne Unesco World Heritage listed walled city. A medieval fortress settlement with a history that exceeds two and a half thousand years with picturesque fortifications, over 3 km of walls with 52 towers.
Although Carcassonne established its roots in the Neolithic period, it only became relevant as a region when the Romans fortified its hilltop, which would later turn into Cité de Carcassonne.

The Cité is a beautiful and interesting place to visit. Strolling through the medieval village with its tiny and twisting alleys, the beautiful little houses lying next to impressive buildings like the Basilique St-Nazaire, give you a hint of how life must have been. The inner detail orientated arrangements transport the medieval charm and will impress you at every other corner in this town. Make sure to walk with open eyes through the alleys!

The Basilique St-Nazaire impresses especially with its enormous rose windows and the biggest organ of south France. Pope Urban V ordered the construction in 1096.

You can choose to walk the Cité on your own without paying entrance for most of the medieval city. You only have to pay to visit the area of the Château Comtal (around 10€).

Learn more about this fortress and its history including the Period of the crusade against the Cathars…

Good to know

This guided tour includes :

  • English speaking private guide and driver

This guided tour does not includes :

  • Visit and entrance fees to Château Comtal
  • Lunch, drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Transport

*Pick up and drop off location
For shared tours
From Carcassonne : Place du Prado, 11000 Carcassonne
From Toulouse : Metro Ramonville station : Take the exit « SORTIE vers parc relais et arrêt minute »

For private tours
Choose your hotel on the list or specify your pick up location by entering the address when booking.

Coronavirus Informations

All vehicles are cleaned after each service, guides wear masks and all activities, museums & attraction visited apply strict sanitary rules.
Bring your masks as they are compulsory in the vans.

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