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Ophorus Tours - Carcassonne

Languedoc

Carcassonne

Journey back in time to Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in southern France. This magnificent medieval city boasts towering fortifications, a captivating castle, and charming cobbled streets. Escape the bustle of Toulouse and embark on a private tour designed for you, perfect for history buffs and culture enthusiasts.

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Carcassonne: Journey Through a Medieval Marvel  Imagine yourself transported to a bygone era, wandering the fortified walls of Carcassonne, a breathtaking medieval city bathed in southern French sunshine. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, nestled in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, offers a captivating journey through history. Explore Carcassonne with Private Tours Escape the lively city of Toulouse and embark on a private tour designed to unlock the secrets of Carcassonne. Ophorus Tours offers a variety of options, catering to your interests and preferred pace. Choose from Half-Day Tours: Immerse yourself in the city's highlights, including the Carcassonne Citadel and Château Comtal. ...

Carcassonne: Journey Through a Medieval Marvel 

Imagine yourself transported to a bygone era, wandering the fortified walls of Carcassonne, a breathtaking medieval city bathed in southern French sunshine. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, nestled in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, offers a captivating journey through history.

Explore Carcassonne with Private Tours

Escape the lively city of Toulouse and embark on a private tour designed to unlock the secrets of Carcassonne. Ophorus Tours offers a variety of options, catering to your interests and preferred pace.

Choose from

Half-Day Tours: Immerse yourself in the city's highlights, including the Carcassonne Citadel and Château Comtal.

Full-Day Tours: Delve deeper into Carcassonne's history, exploring hidden gems and uncovering the stories behind the stones.

Thematic Tours: Focus on specific aspects of Carcassonne, like the Cathar influence or the city's architectural evolution.

Multi-Day Tours: Combine your Carcassonne adventure with day trips to nearby Cathar castles, charming villages, or renowned vineyards for wine tastings.

Benefits of a Private Tour

Skip-the-Line Access: Breeze past queues at popular attractions and maximize your exploration time.

Expertly Guided Tours: Passionate guides with in-depth knowledge will bring Carcassonne's history to life.

Personalized Itineraries: Tailor your tour to your interests, focusing on specific landmarks or themes.

Flexible Pace: Enjoy a comfortable exploration at your preferred speed, with ample time for photos and questions.

Unforgettable Discoveries in Carcassonne

Carcassonne Citadel: Ascend the fortified walls and explore the network of towers, bastions, and gates, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Château Comtal: Delve into the heart of the city's medieval power, exploring the ramparts, towers, and courtyards of this impressive castle.

Labyrinthine Streets: Wander through the charming streets of the Cité (Citadel), lined with artisan shops, quaint cafes, and historical buildings.

Narbonne Gate: The main entrance to the Cité, this impressive gate boasts a portcullis and double doors, transporting you back in time.

Basilica of Saint-Nazaire: Explore this Romanesque church with its stained-glass windows and unique architectural elements.

Museum of the Inquisition: Learn about the fascinating, and sometimes dark, history of the Inquisition in this captivating museum.

Bastide Saint-Louis: Discover the "lower town" outside the Citadel, featuring a different architectural style and vibrant atmosphere.

Beyond the Walls

Cathar Castles: Explore nearby Cathar castles like Lastours or Montsegur, remnants of a fascinating religious movement during the Middle Ages.

Wine Tasting: Immerse yourself in the Languedoc wine region, visiting local vineyards and sampling renowned wines.

Canal du Midi: Discover this UNESCO-listed canal by boat or bike, enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

Plan Your Carcassonne Adventure

This travel guide is just a starting point for your unforgettable Carcassonne experience. Browse our website or contact Ophorus Tours to discuss your ideal private tour and create lasting memories in this captivating medieval city.

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Reviews from our Carcassonne trips

  • Frank_V

    01, Jan 1970

    Enjoyable tour Would have been better if we had an additional hour or two to wander around Carcassonne. The walled city is very much worth visiting.
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