The tourist train

The Historical Tour of the City – Starting from the Porte Narbonnaise, you will discover on a picturesque circuit, the entire defensive system of the City of Carcassonne, listed as a World Heritage Site: 52 towers, all different, watchtowers, posterns, bretches, machicolations… a surprising visit, remarkably commented on, that we love and that we will not forget Duration of the visit: about 25 minutes.

10am-12pm // 2pm-6pm in mid season

10am-12.30pm // 1pm-6.30pm in high season (July-August)

Languages spoken : English, Spanish

For more information, Juliette will help you during breakfast at the B&B La Villa.

Boat on the Canal du Midi

2 companies offer small river cruises on the Canal du Midi with passage of locks, passage of the Epanchoir de Foucault, the Meridian, the canal bridge and view on the Medieval City.

Aboard the Cocagne. Commented cruises of 1h15 (City cruise: departure at 2pm and 6pm) and 2h (Discovery cruise: departure at 10am and 3:30pm). Possibility to privatize the boat for special events. July and August: departure at 10am – 2pm – 3:30pm – 6pm, every day. Off season: departure at 10am – 2pm – 3:30pm (except on Tuesdays).
Aboard the Lou Gabaret or the Hélios. Five itineraries starting from the Port of Carcassonne: trips lasting from 1h30 to 2h45 depending on the itinerary chosen. Depending on the season, there are two to eight departures per day. In July and August, for the more romantic, every lunchtime, there is a picnic cruise with a stopover in the garden of Foucaud on the banks of the Canal du Midi.

During the breakfast at the Carcassonne guesthouse La Villa, we can reserve for you a place for the next departure!