Carcassonne is a lovely place, and we encourage you to explore the area either by renting a car, or participating in one of the guided tours available.
Another lovely small French just an hour’s drive will take you to the coastal city. Some of the unique site that Narbonne offers are the Historical Art Museum, Musée de la Chevalerie, Narbonnaise Park, and Cathédrale Saint-Just-et-Saint-Pasteur.
A 2 hour drive from Carcassonne takes you to the lovely city of Montpellier. Here you can enjoy the aquarium and other historical sites such as the Porte du Peyrou, Cathédrale Saint-Pierre or the Esplanade d’Europe.
A one hour drive north, Toulouse offers more big city experiences. Museum of Natural History, Jardin des Plantes, Museé Saint-Raymond as well as religious sites such as Basilique Saint-Sernin, Church of Les Jacobins, Cathédrale St-Etienne or more modern structures such as Pont Neuf and Le Bazacle.
Montpellier 150 km
Barcelona 300 km
Marseille 312 km