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Cité de Carcassonne? About Cité de Carcassonne in France

The Aude department harbours many remains from the rich history of the Cathars. The Cité of Carcassonne, which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, is the most famous. 
A couple of million people visit the “la Cité de Carcassonne” every year and not without reason! This Citadel is renowned as the most beautiful example of a medieval city in Europe. But there are several other magnificent castles and abbeys that are well worth a visit in the close vicinity. These are often located in stunning settings where you can enjoy extraordinary scenery and rich history.

There is much more to see in the Carcassonne region besides the Cité de Carcassonne, read more about the surroundings and the environment here.