Carcassonne 's Medieval Walls: A Self-Guided Tour

Carcassonne 's Medieval Walls: A Self-Guided Tour

Are you looking for a way to see Medieval Carcassonne without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour.

• Find out how to identify the many “killing zones” in which enemies risked being trapped while besieging the city
• Hear from producer James McDonald, an English historian of the medieval period specialising in the Languedoc
• Do it all in 150 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions and works offline.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: La Cité Médiévale, 11000 Carcassonne, France

This self-guided audio tour takes place around the medieval city of Carcassonne.

Pass By: Buste De Dame Carcas, Place du Prado Porte Narbonnaise, 11000, Carcassonne France

On this tour, you'll see the Buste de Dame Carcas (a sculpture of Lady Carcas) and tell you the story of how she saved the city from Charlemagne.

Pass By: Porte Narbonnaise, 8 rue Cros Mayrevieille, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne France

As you enter the city through Porte Narbonnaise (Narbonne Gate, you’ll begin following the wall, which encircles the old city. Along the way, you’ll also learn about the Cathars who flourished here in the twelfth century, the crusade launched against them, and some of the sieges that took place here.

Pass By: Walls of Carcassonne, 11000 Carcassonne, France

As you follow the wall around the city, you'll learn about medieval warfare and locate the various “kill zones” that enemies risked finding themselves trapped in when attempting to siege the city.

Pass By: Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, 1 rue Viollet le Duc, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne France

You'll take in the impressive and almost century-old Château et Remparts de la Cité de Carcassonne, also known as the Château Comtal, where the castle meets the wall and its surrounding defenses.

Pass By: Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, 1 rue Viollet le Duc, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne France

You'll take in the impressive and almost century-old Château et Remparts de la Cité de Carcassonne, also known as the Château Comtal, where the castle meets the wall and its surrounding defenses.

Pass By: Monument Jean-Pierre Cros-Mayrevieille, Le Grand-Puits, 11000 Carcassonne, France

You'll gaze upon the monument de la Jean Pierre Cros Mayrevieille, a doctor of law, a historian and an Inspector of Historic Monuments who saved the city from ruin.

Pass By: Basilique Saint Nazaire, La Cité, Pl. Saint-Nazaire, 11000 Carcassonne, France

On this two-hour tour, you won’t just trace the walls of Carcassonne, you’ll also venture into its centre through various gates including the Aude, Nazaire, and Toulouse Gates, and see the Church of Saints Nazaire and Celse, the city’s two patron saints.



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please note: You won't be guided through any museums or other attractions mentioned en route. If you choose to enter and visit such places, you'll need to pay for it independently of this tour."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Carcassonne 's Medieval Walls: A Self-Guided Tour
3/3/2023 - 2/24/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Duración: 120 To 180 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Buste de Dame Carcas, 11000 Carcassonne, France

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap app for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

No Incluye

  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink

Instalaciones


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