Villa rentals and apartment rentals in Carcassonne, Languedoc Roussillon, France. Carcassonne, is a city in southern France, two hours from Spain, capital of Aude Department, on the Aude River and the Canal du Midi. Located in the lovely Languedoc region of France, near the border with Spain, the closest big city is Toulouse, about sixty miles to the northwest. It is divided into two sections, Ville Basse and the medieval walled community known as the Cité.

Carcassonne looks like something out of a Walt Disney fairy tale world. The fortified city stands majestically on a hill overlooking the lush countryside of the Languedoc and the distant Pyrenees Mountains.

A selection of some of the finest holiday lodging can be found around Carcassonne, Languedoc Roussillon. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals has villa rentals, condo rentals, apartment rentals and chalet rentals listed, all which have something very special to offer, be it a great location or luxurious furnishings, whatever accommodations you choose, it will be a little gem and will make your holiday one to remember!

Carcassonne has an entire city that is a castle, in La Cite, the fortified upper city. These massive ramparts atop a hill provide broad views of the lower city below. In Carcassonne, visitors stroll along the cobblestone streets, browsing shops selling Medieval wares, or nibbling on the classic peasant stew cassoullet at various cafes.

Although this city is one of France's top tourist destinations, drawing an average of three million visitors yearly, it mostly attracts Europeans, so it can feel especially exotic. It is an enchanting and interesting place to visit.

La Cite may be small, but there are many things to see here. Take a tour of the ramparts, visit some of the museums, and be sure not to miss visiting the Basilica of Saint Nazaire. The Cité contains some of the finest remains of medieval fortifications in Europe and is a popular tourist attraction. Set atop a hill on the left bank of the Aude River, the Cité includes ancient ramparts and towers, some parts dating from the 5th century, during the time of the Visigoths (see Goths), and others from the 11th to the 13th century.

Whether you're looking for one of Carcassonne’s quiet holiday villas or an authentic chateau converted into an apartment rental, you will find somewhere lovely to stay in Owner Direct Vacation Rentals wide selection of accommodations in and around Carcassonne, Languedoc Roussillon.

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