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Cales De Ponent
Menorca, Spain
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H10 Casa de la Plata
Seville, Spain
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Carcassonne Holidays

Making your way up the winding paths, you look over your shoulder and see the city and the canal below. You follow the crowd who are heading for the Chateau Comtal. The Castle is protected by thick walls and embrasures to prevent attackers from breaching the inner citadel. For a moment you have to remind yourself that you’re not a time traveller, you’ve just come to the beautiful city of Carcassonne.

Carcassonne Escorted Tours

Spain

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Hacienda Zorita Wine and Spa Hotel

Hacienda Zorita Wine and Spa Hotel 4 nights from £279pp

GF Victoria Hotel

GF Victoria Hotel 3 nights from £389pp

H10 Atlantic Sunset

H10 Atlantic Sunset 5 nights from £399pp

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Greece

5 Nights From £219

Panorama Hotel

Panorama Hotel 7 nights from £349pp

Lindos Grand Resort and Spa

Lindos Grand Resort and Spa 5 nights from £519pp

Aldemar Olympian Village

Aldemar Olympian Village 7 nights from £399pp

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Turkey

5 Nights From £189

Rixos Premium Bodrum

Rixos Premium Bodrum 7 nights from £499pp

Hilton Bodrum Turkbuku Resort and Spa

Hilton Bodrum Turkbuku Resort and Spa 8 nights from £579pp

Miracle Resort Hotel

Miracle Resort Hotel 5 nights from £459pp

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Portugal

3 Nights From £149

Holiday Inn Algarve

Holiday Inn Algarve 3 nights from £239pp

Dom Pedro Marina Vilamoura Boutique Hotel

Dom Pedro Marina Vilamoura Boutique Hotel 5 nights from £299pp

Dom Pedro Lagos Beach Club

Dom Pedro Lagos Beach Club 5 nights from £259pp

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Croatia

3 Nights From £219

Liburna Hotel

Liburna Hotel 3 nights from £249pp

Croatia Cavtat

Croatia Cavtat 5 nights from £439pp

MS Monet Adriatic Cruise - A Week-long Cruise to Croatia, Italy, Montenegro and more

MS Monet Adriatic Cruise - A Week-long Cruise to Croatia, Italy, Montenegro and more 7 nights from £1049pp

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Italy

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Aparthotel Adagio Rome Vatican

Aparthotel Adagio Rome Vatican 3 nights from £189pp

Hotel Zaro

Hotel Zaro 7 nights from £299pp

Abano Ritz Hotel Terme

Abano Ritz Hotel Terme 3 nights from £269pp

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Carcassonne

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Little Gems Holidays

The gigantic fortifications are the results of hundreds of years of strategic strengthening. The Romans were the first to wall the hilltop, and Carcassonne was since improved significantly by various rulers, including the Franks, Saracens and Medieval French. While one side of the city has spread and developed across the River Aude, the houses behind the walls of the old city still appear to have changed little over the last score of centuries. Among the narrow, winding streets, there are plenty of little gems that can be explored on your labyrinthine journey through the town that time forgot. See the bust of Lady Carcas – a Saracen princess, from whom the name of the castle is derived, marvel at the twin towers of Narbonne Gate and make sure you pay a visit to the Maison de la Chevalerie. Guided tours will grant you access to the Chateau Comtal, where secret passages, grand rooms and impressive towers will take you through the full history of Carcassonne.

The area around the fortress also holds numerous places that are worth visiting. Walk across the stunningly beautiful old bridge Pont Vieux that leads from the castle and to the city on the other side of the river. Here you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts immediately on the other side, before making your way to the Carcassonne Cathedral and then the Carnot Square for a light lunch.

Along the western parts of the new town, the UNESCO Heritage Site-listed Midi Canal flows along meticulously engineered streams, lines and locks. This masterpiece of French tenacity was built to connect the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean, and boat tours will take you down a waterway full of history and beautiful scenery. Further outside of the city you can also visit the romantic Lac de la Cavayere, as well as Le Parc Australien, where you, for a day, can travel from the Middle Ages of Carcassonne to the Australian outback, full of kangaroos and other antipodean creatures.

For an amazing Carcassonne city break, check out the package deals we offer here at Fleetway Travel.  Our city breaks to Carcassonne include return flights and hotel stays, and you can choose from a selection of board bases, depending on your needs and what you want from your trip.  Booking your holiday deal is easy.  Simply click on the package you are interested in, enter your preferred dates, and the number of nights you’d like to stay, and we’ll arrange everything for you.  As an ATOL-protected provider, you can rely on us to sort out every aspect of your holiday.

Carcassonne Holidays

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