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Went with a guided tour in a group so had the luxury of missing the queues and it being October so had a leisurely stroll around this wonderfully restored keep. But keep this in mind. When UNESCO made this a heritage site it was due...More
I was very lucky to be able to attend a behind the scenes tour of Chateau Comtal recently. This was extremely informative, and took a group of eighteen of us into parts of Le Chateau normally off limits to tourists. We learnt the history of...More
The chateau incorporates a "keep" (4-story square shaped tower for last-resort retreats) which is open for tours. The ramparts (or remparts in French) can also be walked as part of this tour, views are exceptional. The ramparts have been given UNESCO World Heritage site recognition....More
Visiting the medieval citadel was one of the highlights of the trip to France. The film on the history of the Chateau was informative providing much context for walking through the structure. To really explore the fortifications, be aware that there are many steps. We...More
I spent nearly a day in Carcassonne walking the streets, ramparts, visiting church and this chateau. It was a very hot summer day, so get plenty of water with you, as there is not much shade. It was interesting to visit the castle and listen...More