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Travel Guides France Carcassonne castle
Visit the Cité de Carcassonne, World Heritage of Unesco
Carcassonne
 

We talked in the introduction of heritage, you will be served by going to Carcassonne. The medieval city, World Heritage of Humanity is a masterpiece of the Middle Ages, perfectly preserved. The city of Carcassonne was closed in 1997, a year after the Canal du Midi. Carcasonne held a strategic position in the Middle Ages, being at the crossroads of several routes: Atlantic - Mediterranean and France - Spain.


Lices low Carcassonne
The buildings of the city of Carcassonne The oldest building is still in the castle from the Roman era, the eleventh century. Carcasonne grown to become the city from the thirteenth century, when the facilities were numerous royal: new towers, speakers, land castle ... See also in the mediaeval city, the Basilica of Saint Nazaire, Théâtre Jean Deschamps Taratata well known since the Aude Gate that protected the river bank, the door Narbonaise. But you probably will start the visit by the lists (walls), the lists are not low near the entrance. 

The legend of Carcassonne According to legend, Carcassonne take its name from the Saracen Carcass , which defended the city for 7 years against the onslaught of Charlemagne. It went away and Carcass having seen, she would have called. And it is a relative of Charlemagne, who warns would Sire, you Carcass sonne!

Carcassonne, La Bastide Saint-Louis
In 1247 the King St. Louis authorized the poorest people, those on the outskirts of the city, settle on the left bank of the Aude. To see the St. Michel cathedral, several churches and a temple.

The city of Carcassonne
 


 
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