Tour to Carcassonne and Albi

Cultural Tour
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    Sightseeing in France

    How would you like to visit the most beautiful part of France? My objective is to help you safely maximize your time spent here in France, because I want you to return with spectacular memories of a marvelous adventure.

    As your Private Driver and Guide, I’ll happily be your personal translator and interpreter and take you to the best places. I’ve been living and Sightseeing in France since 1992!

    • 8 Hours
    • Private Tour with Driver
    • France

    This private excursion takes you from Toulouse to Carcassonne, Lastours and Albi.

    What you will see

    Have you heard of Carcassonne? Famous for its role in the Albigensian Crusades, the city was a stronghold of the Cathars. Its construction is a concentric design of two outer walls with defensive towers. It was built to withstand an attack by siege engines. Visiting this fabulous UNESCO world heritage site will take you back to the Middle Ages; back to the era of pilgrims, Templar knights, and crusaders.

    Lastours is a former Cathar stronghold. Four small castles built within a very close proximity. Their history is a testament to the terrible fate the Cathar people suffered.  They were first ruthlessly persecuted through the Albigensian crusades – and then completely exterminated through the inquisition.

    Albi: The “Red City” is where you can visit the famous Toulouse-Lautrec museum. After exterminating the Cathars, the Catholic church built the largest red-brick cathedral in the world here as a show of power over the vanquished Cathar people.

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