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Being one of the most visited cities in France, Carcassonne offers a wide variety of cultural events and festivals for you to enjoy while you are visiting. While there are too many to list them all, we encourage you to check out the official Carcassonne tourism website for all the events happening during your stay.

Festival de Carcassonne

This event is filled with top-end world-class acts. Festival de Carcassonne is four weeks of quality theater, poetry, music, art and celebration. Events take place inside the medieval walled city of La Cité and the Bastide, a must see if you visiting the area during the summer. This festival includes one of the largest firework displays in France. The full list of performances is available at the official website.

La Semaine Espagnole (Late August)

A celebration of Spanish culture! Join Carcassonne as it celebrates Spanish food, dance, music and culture for a full week of entertainment


There are two main theaters, which offer a wide selection of dance, music, theatre, circus, opera and other entertainment. They are the Jean-Alary Theater and Le Grand Roque. Visit the theatre websites for their upcoming performances.​

Come for the Festival

Visit the Theatre Jean-Alary

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