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If you have chosen to spend your holiday in Carcassonne, reserve some time to spiritually prepare for its cultural and gastronomic discoveries so rich in Spanish overtones. Not secondarily, devote some time to rent a car on our website GoCarRental.com, which will make your trip as easy as it can be. We have mentioned Spain, and indeed in Carcassone weather, gastronomy, and an attitude to party hard are reminiscent of Spain. And yet, you are quite in France, and precisely in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, department of Aude. Carcassonne is renowned for its fortified mediaeval architecture dating back to the Gallo-Roman age. Apart from the wonderful landscapes, its main touristic sights are the Count's Castle, and the impressive Canal du Midi.
Gothic-style St Vincent’s Church.
The Fine Arts Museum, where you can admire a rich collection of paintings and ceramics.
The two-thousand-year-old medieval city.
All monuments and palaces in Carcassonne seem to tell the history of the city, which by the way is very long, about two thousand and five hundred years! The Canal du Midi and the medieval city are prominent sights with UNESCO World Heritage Site titles. The medieval city is built on the right bank of the Aude River and from its buildings and remains you can get a glimpse of over two thousand years of conquests, crusades, and Catharism. This walled city is a unique piece in Europe for its very good state of preservation and for its impressive size. Take the Count's Castle, a touristic sight with intriguing historical references. In the past the castle was a powerhouse of the Viscounts of Carcassonne. Visiting it will be like turning back time. Wine is also integral part of Aude’s cultural heritage. Carcassonne’s wine is seductive but also quite fitting for shared drink. On the same line of taste and perfume, a good choice is the Route d'Aude, a circuit of area wine makers. If you are in for a walk with your beloved one, take a romantic stroll in the many parks and gardens of Carcassonne. The Marquis de Gonet’s Garden covers some 1.4 hectares and guarantees a whole new level of relaxation. It will help you to find your inner peace during a walk amidst its cypresses and roses. The Garden of Calvary is another great place for walking and an oasis of fresh air. And, well, an original one for that, with its crooked olive trees, old walls, and ancient cypresses. Finally, church visiting is very rewarding in Carcassonne. Let us briefly mention Saint Michel’s Cathedral or the Treasury Museum of Our Lady of the Abbey.