'France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her. These beautiful words about France were said by a French politician Pierre Laval.
The Medieval Beauty
Carcassonne is a French town in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon. It is widely known for its gorgeous medieval fortress the Cite de Carcassonne, which was restored in 1853 by an architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc. This fortress was also added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997. Even to this day, thousands of tourists visit this French town to see its beauties, so if you are among those who are willing to know more about France and especially “ the town of Carcassonne, go ahead and read this short list of recommendations. In this text you will find some places of interest as well as some advices on Carcassonne hotels. Even though, it is not that hard to find hotels in Carcassonne, sometimes it might get a little tricky because of the great selection and the different brands of hotels.
Some Budget Places in Carcassonne
Even though the French services are known as being quite pricy, there are some great cheap hotels in Carcassonne that will probably help you to stay on a budget: Ibis Budget Carcassonne Aeroport, Inter-Hotel les Oliviers, Hotel Astoria or Hotel Octroi. All of these cheap hotels are quite near to the city center and not that far away from the famous Cite de Carcassonne fortress. If you are not travelling alone, you could definitely ask for some discount. Depending on the time of the year and especially when it is not the middle of the season, the owners of these kinds of hotels are willing to give you some discount in return for staying longer.
The Luxurious Stay-Inns in Carcassonne
If you wish to spend your holiday in a classier hotel, we definitely have something to offer for you: Hotel du Chateau, Hotel de la Cite Carcassonne, Best Western Hotel le Donjon, Le Domaine d'Auriac or Hotel Soleil Terminus. These Carcassonne hotels are widely known for the high quality of their services. What is more, some of these hotels in Carcassonne stand right next to the Cite de Carcassonne. So you will be able to admire its gorgeous scenery just looking from your hotel window.
A Place Where the Time Has Stopped
The town of Carcassonne is not only known for its medieval fortress, but also the whole ancient places of interest: Basilica of Saint-Nazarie, Chateau Comtal, St. Vincent's Church, La Bastide Saint Louis and even the School Museum. If you are not willing to spend you whole holiday checking out some ancient sites, then go along and try out some great activities like cooking classes, La Maison Hantee or even wine tasting tour. There are so many places of interest in Carcassonne that you will simply forget what it feel like to ask yourself 'what should I do now?
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