Rent Carcassonne Apartments and discover the magic of Languedoc-Roussillon's holiday gem
With a delightful medieval centre, Carcassonne is one of the gems of Languedoc-Roussillon. Carcassonne is a beautiful town, distinguished by its architecture and air of laid-back Languedoc hospitality. A perfect place for lazy break, this corner of France offers good weather, lovely architecture and great food. Another place which gives you the opportunity to sample delicious cuisine is Luxembourg Apartments, a rich fusion between German and French culinary ingredients and styles. The buildings in the town are really what make it unique. Visitors to Carcassonne holiday rentals can explore the citadel which looms over the town, which was reputedly the inspiration for Walt Disney's castle in 'Sleeping Beauty'.
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Some of the fortifications of this double-walled structure date back to Roman times, while one tower housed the Inquisition in the 13th century. Still known as The Inquisition Tower, visitors can explore this grisly part of Carcassonne's heritage at a Museum of Torture. As well as the medieval fortifications, there is also the Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celse for history enthusiasts staying in Caracasonne holiday lettings to explore. The cathedral is also interesting, while the streets of the lower town contain many interesting structures. Heading away from the history to do some shopping is possible here, and there are a range of traditional and commercial shops in which to find mementoes of a visit. A Saturday morning market at Bastide St-Louis also gives visitors a chance to pick up some of the Languedoc region’s excellent produce.
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The town is also considered by many as the home of French rugby league, known locally as 'rugby a treize'. Several bars celebrate this sporting heritage, and fans of the game travelling to stay in Carcassonne holiday homes are sure to receive a warm welcome in this part of the Languedoc. Enjoying the hospitality on offer is one of the main delights for visitors to this lovely town. Guests in Carcassonne holiday rentals can look forward to some real treats. Local delights include ham, especially knuckle of ham, goose liver pate, and local variations of classic stews, such as cassoulet. The wine is, of course, fantastic, and visitors looking for something a little stronger can enjoy liquers like La Micheline. A trip to Carcassonne holiday rentals is a great way to spend time in France. Whether you're heading out for a weekend break or a longer stay, you will be sure to return from this corner of Languedoc feeling refreshed, revitalised and relaxed. Another peaceful and picturesque ski retreat guaranteed to leave you feel rested and recovered is Sierra Nevada Lodges.