SCHDMC Séjour châteaux et demeures de charme - la Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne CP


From 169,00€ / pers.
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Duration : 3 days/2 nights

Discovering castels and abbeys in the Aude Pays Cathare


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Day 1 : Narbonne, La MéditerranéeYou are free to wander round the Roman town of Narbonne, stroll around the "barques" along the Robine canal, discover mediaeval Narbonne in the Archbishops' Palace, the Gilles Aycelin dungeon, the cloister, the cathedral with its the great sculpted altarpiece and the Rue du Pont des Marchands above the Robine canal.Lunch as you choose.Guided tour of the abbey of Fontfroide : this impressive Cistercian abbey is a wonder of Romanesque art in the heart of a huge pinewood.Dinner in a restaurant overlooking the sea in a typical village of fishermen and artists.Night in an old-world charm guesthouse.Day 2 : Canal du Midi and carcassonneVisit of the Comital Castle of the Trencavels in the famous mediaeval city of Carcassonne, free visit in double ramparts.Lunch in the city.Cruise down the Canal du Midi to see the engineering work of Pierre Paul Riquet, built in the 17th century and now a World Heritage site.Dinner as you choose.Night in an old-world charm guesthouse. Day 3 : Landscapes and Castles in Pays Cathare Audio-guided tour of the castle of Villerouge-Termenès, property of the archbishop of Narbonne, Bernard de Farges who condemened the last of the Cathars, Guilhem Bélibaste, to be burnt at the stake in 1321. Lunch as you choose. You are free to wander round a village with character : the typical mediaeval village of Lagrasse with its craftsmen's workshops. Another option : a visit to one of the "vertiginous citadels" : the castle of Quéribus, last bastion of Cathar resistance witha splendid view over the plains - lunch as you choose - a stroll round the charming hilltop village of Cucugnan, famous for the tale of its priest and its mill.

Included in the price

  • 2 Nights in old-world charm guesthouse with 3 or 4 Gîtes de France ears - (breakfast).
  • 1 dinner and 1 lunch in a restaurant.
  • Visits to the City of Carcassonne (possible guided visit - lasted 45 min - english an french spoken. Departure in the inside yard of the castle comtal without supplement, according to disponiblity of the guides), 1 abbey, 1 castle.
  • A cruise down the Canal du Midi*.
Option of guided tours in GB/DE/SP.*When the Canal du Midi is closed, the cruise is replaced by guided walk.

This price does not include

  • Transportation costes and personal expenses.


  • Until December 31.
  • Booking delay : 3 working days before the holiday package begins.


  • Additional overnight stay.
  • 2nd day dinner.
  • Wine-tasting on a vineyard of Minervois.
Contact Agence de voyages N° immatriculation Atout France IM 011100002 78 T rue Barbacane - 11000 CARCASSONNE Tel: 00.33.(0) / 76 horaires : du lundi au vendredi de 8h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 18h00