1. France
  2. Midi-Pyrénées
  3. Toulouse
  4. Cité de Carcassonne

From Toulouse: Private Carcassonne and Albi Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 325443
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Immerse yourself in history and culture on a tour of several Cather villages where you will see castles, museums and fortresses.
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Duration: 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn more about the medieval city of Carcassonne's role in the Albigensian Crusades
  • Admire 4 Cathar castles in Lastours
  • Explore the largest red-brick cathedral in the world
Full description
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the best of the Carcassonne region. After getting picked up from your hotel in Toulouse, enjoy a scenic 45-minute drive to the medieval fortified city of Carcassone. Here, stroll around the city's cobblestone streets and centuries-old buildings. Learn more about its history, and how the city was once a stronghold of the Cathars. You will have 2 hours of free time in Carcassonne, during which you can visit the museum where you will be transported to an era of Crusaders, Pilgrims, and Templar knights.

Afterward, continue to Lastours. Here, enjoy a walk to the Belvedere Montfermier, where you can admire panoramic views of the surrounding area and its many castles.

Finish your tour in Albi, aka the Red City. Here, pay a visit to the imposing Saint-Cécile Cathedral and the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, where you can admire works by local painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel in Toulouse.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility as the city of Carcassone has cobble-stone streets that are not accessible

From US$ 1,045.67 Per group up to 6

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