Find the best place to stay — Carcassonne

Where to stay around Carcassonne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,848 holiday lettings near Carcassonne. From 774 houses to 328 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carcassonne is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carcassonne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carcassonne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne: 1,167 holiday lettings
  • Medieval City: 1,175 holiday lettings
  • Aude Gate: 1,172 holiday lettings
  • Narbonnaise Gate: 1,178 holiday lettings
  • Carcassonne Golf: 1,114 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carcassonne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Carcassonne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 774 houses in Carcassonne. Our other popular types of Carcassonne holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 328 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 312 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 208 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carcassonne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,020 holiday homes with pool available in Carcassonne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or property in Carcassonne, South West France your home away from home

    Property in Carcassonne, south west France, is always in high demand. Located in the popular Mediterranean region of Longuedoc-Rousillon, Carcassonne is a tremendous medieval walled city build on a rocky spur overlooking the river Aude. You could be forgiven for thinking that Carcassonne’s old town was specifically designed as a tourist theme park it is so well preserved, but the towers, drawbridges and cobbled alleys are all authentic and naturally atmospheric.

    Things to do on holiday in Carcassonne, France

    The ancient centre of Carcassonne was included on the UNESCO world Heritage List in 1997, due to its magnificent medieval heritage. Surrounded by imposing stone walls, the old centre holds a huge number of attractions, from the open air theatre to the Basilique Saint-Nazaire and from the fortified Chateau Comtal to the 14 defensive towers that surround the walls. The Carcassonne tourist information centre has guides and all the information needed for an entertaining and informative tour of the ancient city centre. The Carcassonne tourist information centre also houses a scale model of the town allowing you to plan your tour.

    In the modern part of Carcassonne, the Musee des Beaux-Arts is a huge attraction, displaying fine pieces from the 17th – 20th Centuries. The trice-weekly food market which comes into town on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays also attract a large number of visitors, but there is no need to buy too much as Carcassonne is also known for the number of top-class restaurants and cafes which can be found throughout the town.

    Carcassonne is a great base for cycling holidays in south west France. Carcassonne properties are the perfect place from which to set out into the foothills of the Pyrenees, and regularly feature on the course for the Tour de France.

    Places to visit on holiday in Carcassonne, France

    From a Carcassonne property, the beaches of the Gulf of Lion are just a short drive away. The Gulf is a fantastic place to soak in the sun, take a quick dip or enjoy water sports ranging from windsurfing to scuba diving, sailing to water skiing. The villages of Narbonne-Plage and St Pierre-sur-Mer are particularly good places to visit from a self-catering Carcassonne property rental.

    Weather in Carcassonne, France

    There is always an abundance of sunshine between May and October, with long, Mediterranean summer days providing the perfect conditions for gentle exploration of the Cite, as well as trips down to the Aude coastline. Temperatures during this period average around 30°C. It is only from November until April that rain is likely, although temperatures are still amazingly mild.

    Travel to Carcassonne, France

    Despite their location deep in south west France, Carcassonne properties are actually very easy to reach. Carcassonne International Airport (CCF) is served exclusively by Ryanair, who provide regular cheap flights to Carcassonne from Dublin (DUB), East Midlands (EMA), Liverpool (LPL) and Stansted (STN). Flights to Carcassonne only take around 3 hours, and there are plenty of easy ways to reach the centre of town from the airport, using a hire car, local busses or taxis.

    Attractions in and around Carcassonne

    Looking for things to do while you're in Carcassonne? Don't miss landmarks such as Medieval City, Montsegur Castle and Aude Gate. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Cabrespine Cave, La Curiosite de L'Auriol and Gorges de St-Georges. Other places to visit in town include Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne, Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celse and Narbonnaise Gate.