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Skip the Line: Carcassonne Castle and Ramparts Ticket
from $10.76*
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: Carcassonne Castle and Ramparts Ticket
from $10.76*
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“audio guide”(94 reviews)
“old city”(51 reviews)
“amazing castle”(14 reviews)
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Carcassonne was settled as early as the 6th century BC and later became an important Roman town. It was fortified in the 4th century and was a strategic site in the Middle Ages. It took on its definitive shape in the 13th century with the king’s...more
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1 rue Viollet le Duc, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The City of Carcassonne is a place which has to be visited many times unless one choses to stay there for a week. So much is to be seen. We have been in all seasons during the past twenty five years and we are still...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wellpreserved medieval castle dating back to Roman times. Wonderful cathedral , restaurants, shops and entertainment. Wonder the streets and experience a fully interactive community living inside the city walls.

Thank Pilot-actor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the chateau on a holiday when there was no admission fee. Frankly, I’m not sure it’s worth paying a fee to see. It’s a walk-through self-guided tour with limited signage. We found that the crowd moved us along at a pace that did...More

Thank Monophoto-1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful castle with lovely views and plenty to look at whilst walking around. We visited when the target art installation was displayed which was really cool. Great for whole family to walk around.

Thank My2cents-adviser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For anyone interested in history this is up there. The chateau and walls were extensively renovated in the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries and the results are spectacular. There a a lot of steps, some of which are a bit uneven, and...More

Thank SwmGam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun to walk around and see the long vistas. Can’t believe with all these protective barriers these people were wiped out.

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you have been to a few castles you realise quite how large this Castle is. It is on a scale that you rarely see. Inside the walls there is whole town all in keeping with the area. Includes Hotels, restaurants and shops etc, i.e....More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place! We were there on Aug. 15 and were able to see a candle parade from the village up the citadel. Our B&B had a great view of the castle and we got to walk the Ramparts at night when the lights are...More

Thank Cannuck_traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

A honey pot location drawing visitors from far and wide. We spent three hours wandering the ramparts and narrow streets that are peppered with bars and eateries. The volume of tat tourist goods spoilt it somewhat and the confusing “art” of yellow concentric circles had...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Carcassonne would not be complete without a visit to the castle and ramparts of the medieval cite.

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R3235JXjol
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Ram.dr. D | Reviewed this property |
As much as I know full price is 9 euro and Kids is 7 euro
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garkar
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary, We were staying at Le Donjon which is a hotel within the city walls. We did not have a guide. There are audio guides available for some of the sights. The ramparts afforded us wonderful views of the surrounding... More
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Pavel H
June 8, 2016|
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Response from markwood | Reviewed this property |
there are both the inner and outer ramparts. The outer are free. You pay for the inner. I think its 11/12 euros for the inner
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