Discover the history of Aude with Carcassonne accommodation
Carcassonne in the Aude department of Languedoc Roussillon, is very popular due to its fortifications, the Cité de Carcassonne. This medieval town, west of Narbonne and Beziers, was fortified during the 3rd century while the town was under Roman occupation. The fortifications include many incredible guard towers (52 in total) and castles as well as 3 kilometres of wall which surrounds the city. Tours are available to all these great destinations within the fortress and there are many museums also on offer, so be sure to take advantage of these opportunities during your stay in Carcassonne villas.
Perfect for history buffs and foodies
Carcassonne accommodation makes a great French holiday destination for admirers of history as this city is by no means short of history. Many events take place in the town in order to keep in touch with its past such as jousting displays which are held twice a day. The city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site with not only man-made beauty, but its share of natural beauty too for example Carcassonne has many valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Carcassonne villas aren't short of beauty either as the town's magnificent, architectural culture has affected the buildings all over the city. Besides the historical wonders, this city also has brilliant a brilliant cuisine, night life and leisure facilities. Try the local specialities such as goose liver or poultry gizzards. There's also a leisure park that covers multiple hectares of land that was once covered in forest which tragically burnt down during the 80s. This inviting city makes staying in Carcassonne accommodation an absolute delight for lovers of cultural cities with a relaxed atmosphere.