Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Carcassonne

Take a holiday to Carcassonne and enjoy the area's history, wineries and theatre scene. This walkable city attracts visitors thanks to its local tours and opera houses. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Carcassonne

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Carcassonne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carcassonne Golf (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mazamet Golf Course (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Castres-Gourjade Golf Course (28.4 mi / 45.7 km)
  • L'Archipel (28.6 mi / 46.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carcassonne

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carcassonne is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cabrespine Cave (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • La Curiosite de L'Auriol (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Les Gorges de la Cesse (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Les Gorges du Brian (22 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Garden (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Carcassonne

The nearest airport is in Carcassonne (CCF-Pays Cathare), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Castres (DCM-Mazamet), which is 23.7 mi (38.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Carcassonne Station, Couffoulens Station and Verzeille Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Carcassonne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,334 holiday rentals near Carcassonne. From 543 Houses to 166 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carcassonne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • La Cité Médiévale: 1,312 holiday rentals
  • Carcassonne Station: 1,262 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 1,283 holiday rentals
  • Auditorium - Ancienne Chapelle des Jesuites: 1,292 holiday rentals
  • Memorial House (Maison des Memoires): 1,279 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carcassonne listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 543 Houses in Carcassonne. Our other popular types of Carcassonne holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 166 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 172 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 172 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carcassonne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 756 holiday homes with pool available in Carcassonne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.