Carcassonne is regarded as a historic fortified city by the UNESCO World Heritage site since a fortified settlement has existed in this region ever since the pre-Roman era. Walking into the city will feel like walking back in time, with cobblestone streets and walls as far as the eye can see.
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A Touch of History of Carcassonne
The Carcassonne Citadel is one of the most outstanding sights of the city. Set up on the top of the hill, this is a type of Disney World for the history enthusiast. Coincidentally, this castle was Walt Disney's inspiration for the story of the Sleeping Beauty. Book your flight to Carcassonne with Ryanair – Europe’s favourite airline!
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