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|Carcassonne: Medieval Cité
Be prepared to walk up to 3 kilometers of walls, climb some of the 52 towers, visit the hallowed ground of the Basilica Saint Nazaire, and the Comtal Castle.
The lower, and more modern city was built in 1247 by King Saint Louis. Its lively streets, busy with restaurants, shops, boasts amongst it many treasures - Saint Michel Cathedral, Saint Vincent church, and Carnot Square.
Carcassonne: Restaurants, Events, Nightlife
Summer is savoured in full in Carcassonne - July 14 - fireworks create an incredible event around the medieval city - two weeks of concerts with well known artists and performers; later there is Spanish week where Carcassonne resonates with spanish music, flamenco, corrida. The town offers a variety of nightclubs - notable are Le Black Bottom; La Fiesta Bodega,
Discothèque Bulle; Le Rockadélik; Discothèque le K'sandra
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