Lower town (non classified)

Located at the foot of the medieval city, the lower city is not part of the area classified as a World Heritage site, but this does not mean that it is of little interest. The following are some attractions that will allow visitors to deepen their knowledge of the city.


The Bastide Saint-Louis

The city was built on a grid, flanked by strongholds at each corner and two churches. The wall was completed in 1359. Audio tours of the Bastide are organized by the Tourist Office.


The Pont Vieux
The old stone bridge consists of 12 arches that date back to 1320.


The Jardin du Calvaire
Rue Voltaire, 11000 Carcassonne
Free access. Open daily: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. ; During the winter: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (until 7 p.m. from May to September)

The Garden of the Calvary was founded in 1825 under the reign of Charles X. A little haven of peace located near the Saint Michel Cathedral.


The Canal du Midi
Classified on the World Heritage list of Unesco. The site is covered in its own section.


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