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"Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Antibes
Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Provence towns"Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Antibes St Paul de Vence St Jeanet and Gourdon from Cannes""Your pleasant excursion starts in Cannes and continues along the beautiful sea road to Antibes. Antibes has so much to offerfor example the incredible harbor. The wall encircles the medieval village
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"Private Tour: 6-Hour Sightseeing tour to Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Sightseeing Tour: Saint-Paul Tourret sur Loup Pont-du-Loup"Meet your guide at the previously arranged and time and start your private tour. The first stop is the city of artists St-Paul-de-Vence This old village visible from afar among the pleasant hills and valleys of the Vence landscape. St-Paul-de-Vence has r so characteristic of the fortified settlements which protected the Var frontier until 1870. Take a stroll through the old town with your guide. You will have free time to visit the famous Modern art galleries. This city will remind you of medieval times and the guide will tell amazing stories about it.Your guide will then take you toTourrettes-sur-Loup - Tourrettes it was an important weaving town in the Middle Ages. After the Second World War it becoming a renowned centre for hand-woven-fabrics. Take a stroll through the old town with your guide and visit several of the workshops in the winding streets offer a varied range of cloth: reproductions of old Provencal fabrics colourful textiles for the high fashion market or furnishings and hand-woven-ties.Afterwards
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"Private Full-Day Tour to Antibes
Private Full-Day Tour to Antibes St Paul de Vence St Jeanet Gourdon from Nice"Your excursion starts in Nice and continues along the beautiful sea road to Antibes. Antibes has so much to offer for example the incredible harbor. The wall encircles the medieval village wonderful narrow shopping streets and plenty of cafes and restaurants. If you like going to museums there is a Picasso museum in the old castle building.Next
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More Off The Beaten Path in Carcassonne

Massif de la Clape - Oeil Doux.

Talking about a hidden gem. We did not hear of this amazing spot before we visited it. The Oeil Doux is a natural waterhole surrounded by cliffs with an abrupt eastern face overhanging the surface 40...
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Jerelis
Sep 12, 2011

Narbonne - Take time to meander.

Take time to meander - losing yourself in the maze of alleys, streets and lanes is one of Narbonne old town´s principal pleasures. The streets wind and wander with no discernible order or object....
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Jerelis
Sep 12, 2011

Narbonne - Game plan strategy.

Most people try to rush Narbonne on a budget so they end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind. The key to seeing Narbonne properly is a game plan, you must know what you want to see before...
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Jerelis
Sep 12, 2011

Narbonne - More than 2000 years of history.

Narbonne is a city with more than 2,000 years of history. The ancient city of Colonia Narbo Martius was founded in 118 BC and its golden age began in the years later. The compact town of Narbonne is...
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Jerelis
Sep 12, 2011

Day Trip to l'Abbaye de St Hilaire

Old fortified Abbey with a great Romanesque Church as well as a remarkable Gothic Cloister (14th century).This is the place where monks invented the Blanquette sparkling wine in 1.531.At around 15...
Redang
May 07, 2010

Daytrip to Lastours

The four Cathar castles are on a rock above the village of Lastours and built at 300 m. of height.At just 14 kms. north of Carcassonne, taking road D101.
Redang
May 07, 2010
 
 
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Find The Ruined Church of St.-Sernin

The crowdes entering the Porte Narbonne continue straight ahead on the r. Cros-Mayrevieille or go right on the r. du Grand Puits. However, a left turn quickly leads to the Pl. Marcou. Here there is a...
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hquittner
Sep 27, 2009

The Other Well

From the Place Marcou, the rue du Plo continues to a square at the tower of the same name. In the square is a large well (Le Petit Puits). All fortified cities need deep wells for water during sieges...
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hquittner
Sep 27, 2009

Carcassonne in the movies

Carcassonne’s well preserved fortress has been the setting for movies set in medieval times. Parts of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves were filmed here as well as parts of other movies and dramas. The...
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barryg23
Jan 24, 2007

Bas Carcassonne

Most visitors to Carcassonne come to see the Cité and rightly so as it's a great place to visit. However, the newer part of town - Bas Carcassonne - is also well worth seeing. There are many quiet old...
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barryg23
Jan 24, 2007

NARBONNE ---CATHEDRAL

On Saturday, September 23, Hans. Wim and I visited the Beautiful Cathedral in Narbonne, the CATHEDRALE ST. JUST. Laying of the first stone - 1272. The two towers, 194 feet tall and dating from 1480,...
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LoriPori
Dec 08, 2006

The towers of Carcassonne

You can wander this old town for hours (or a couple days) and never run out of things to see. After you check-out the more than 50 towers surrounding this beautiful restored Cathar citadel , you may...
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DMcD
May 20, 2006

A beautiful Pieta

Tucked away in the Basilica de St Nazaire et St Celse, in La Cite, is this rather lovely Pieta. It dates (I think) from the 1500's, but is not noteworthy enough for me to find any written information...
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leics
Apr 16, 2006

The 'Siege Stone'

In the Basilica de St-Nazaire et St-Celse, tucked away fairly high on a wall, you'll find the 'Siege Stone'. It dates from the 13th century, and is an unusual and rare documentation in stone of an...
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leics
Apr 16, 2006

Top Hotels in Carcassonne

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2 Rue du Comte Roger, Cite Medievale, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, 11000, France
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Place De Leglise, Carcassonne, 11000, France
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32 rue Trivalle, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, 11000, France
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9 rue Camille Saint-Saens, Monte Gaston Combeleran, Carcassonne, 11000, France
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132 Rue Trivalle, (formerly Minotel), Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, 11000, France
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18 rue Camille Saint-Saens, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, 11000, France
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Top Things to Do in Carcassonne

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La Cité - Medieval City

The “Cité de Carcassonne” is the town’s main attraction, and a UNESCO heritage site. The town’s tourism website has this to say... “Située sur la rive droite de l’Aude, la Cité Médiévale est une...
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Basilique St Nazaire & St Celse

The Cathedral in the Cite within the Castle walls is a wonderful church with lots of goth, stained glass, wild water spouts and fine sculptures. The cathedral as it stands dates from the 11th Century,...
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Ramparts - Defences

The walled town of Carcassone is unique because it has a double ring of walls. Its entire length is 3 kilometers, and it has 52 gigantic towers. The external wall was built during the time of Louis IX...
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Walking

I was staying nearby so i had to take this road to get home anyway. There is a lovely little park and a nice trail to walk You are far enough away from the cite that you can get a good shot, but its...
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Chateau Comtal - Castle

Through another archway and across a second dr moat is the 12th century Château Comtal. Chateau Comtal was built in the 12th-century by Bernard Aton Trencavel. Chateau Comtal was originally the palace...
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Chateau Comtal Museum

While you can enjoy 80% of the castle without going into the Museum, the Museum provides a great deal of explanation and a walk around the ramparts and towers of the center of the Castle. It also...
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"Carcassonne.........town of two parts."
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"On and Off the Road in Carcassonne"
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"Moscow-Carcassonne"
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"CARCASSONNE"
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Aleyd

"Carcassonne - medieval heaven"
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