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Visiting Carcassonne without a car is possible!

Known for the Cité and its UNESCO World Heritage listing, Carcassonne attracts 2 million visitors every year. But there's more to Carcassonne than exploring the Cité, so here are a few must-do activities to discover when you don't have a car.

Inside the medieval city:

- Stroll through the cobbled streets

- Discover the Château Comtal

- Visit the 3 km of ramparts

- Explore the Basilica of Saint-Nazaire

- Taste the delicious cassoulet

- Soak up the city's nightlife

Cross the Pont-Vieux, offering panoramic views of the Cité, and head for the Bastide Saint-Louis, Carcassonne's city centre:

- Walk or cycle along the Canal du Midi

- Take a cruise on the Canal aboard a barge

- Discover the magnificent Cathédrale Saint-Michel and the Église Saint-Vincent

- For a cultural touch, visit the Théâtre Jean Alary or the Musée des Beaux-Arts

- Relax over a coffee in Place Carnot

You can even cycle to the Lac de la Cavayère in around twenty minutes, where there are a variety of activities for all the family:

- AquaViva

- O2 Adventure

- Water-skiing

- Pedalos

For more information, visit one of the Tourist Offices!