The Citeof Carcassonneis possibly the best preserved medieval fortress in Europe.
belonging to the Cathar erathe Cite, of Carcassonne, It is part of a series of medieval structures, located in the south of France, but the Cite is the best preserved,the largest and most spectacular.
The towers lined with black slate stone and the large wall around the moat, make this medieval castlemuch more than a unique monument, and that is why this listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Inside the complex, the streets are divided, as in a townand currently the bass of many of them, are restaurants and souvenir shops or craft products.
When one walks inside the medieval city of Carcassonnehe is amazed at how well structured and preserved that this, and it is a privilege to be able walk through years of history.
2500 years of history
The medieval complex of Carcassonne (La Cite), carries on his back more than 2500 years of historyin which they have passed, Romans, Gauls, Visigoths, Saracens and Franksbut despite this its conservation is extraordinary.
From Carcassonne city, it can be seen from almost all its pointsLa Cite in all its splendor, since it is located on a hill, as it used to be common in the construction of castles and fortresses.
The image of the medieval city is a real pleasure for the eyes, as you can see, so if we have the opportunity, we should not hesitate to approach a small townwith many years of history, and with a jewel inside.
The entrance to the fortress costs 8.50 E per personbut if you have student card under 25 years admission is free.
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