Discover this Medieval city in a 2 hrs private guided tourHear incredible stories about the defensive techniques used to defend the city.Learn about the Catholic crusade that eliminated the cathar religion.Admire the Basilica of Our Lady of Nazaré and its magnificent stained glass windowsThe guide will lead you to a great photo spots souvenirDescription
Start the tour in front of the main entrance of the medieval city Narbonaise door. The guide will tell you the history of the city since the Roman's time. Marvel at the well-preserved military and religious architecture of one of Europe's most beautiful cities and a UNESCO World Heritage and benefit from the exclusive services of a regional expert with years of experience.
Travel back to the Middle Ages walking between defense walls and admire the thoughtful engineering used to construct the city's defense.
See evidence of the most comprehensive and formidable defensive fortress on the continent with 52 towers (35 internal and 17 external), and learn about the archaeological signs that pinpoint the century it were built.
Your guide will explain the slots that were designed to crush the enemy, where molten and boiling oil could be poured. See the misleading stairs that sent the enemy into a state of confusion, and get an insight into the Cathar religion and the holy war that raged in the city.
After will go to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Nazaré to admire its Gothic and Roman architecture. Look at the unique stained glass windows depicting various religious imagery. Get the chance to look at the stunning Comtal Castle inside the city walls ( entry tickets not included), Find open spaces suitable for children and discover Knights Templar uniforms available to purchase in the local shops.
The guide will get you back to the ramparts for you to admire the Visigoth's walls and towers.
The tour ends back to the main entrance and you are free to enjoy the city's many splendid restaurants and try a regional food, such as an authentic cassoulet (a rich, slow-cooked casserole) or duck confitHighlights
: Carcassonne, FranceDuration
: 2 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.