Top tourist attractions in Carcassonne

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history of Carcassonne with our curated list of top tourist attractions. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, embark on an unforgettable journey.

Attractions curated by our travel team

The Top Rated Tourist Attractions in Carcassonne

You can't really visit Carcassonne without exploring some of the must see tourist attractions.

Cité de Carcassonne

⭐️ 4.6 (70709)

Château Comtal

⭐️ 4.6 (7541)

Basilique Saint Nazaire

⭐️ 4.6 (3462)

LE PARC AUSTRALIEN parc animalier intéractif

⭐️ 4.3 (2135)

Museum of the Inquisition

⭐️ 3.4 (895)

Porte Narbonnaise

⭐️ 4.7 (392)

Must-see local-recommended attractions Carcassonne

These are tourist attractions in Carcassonne that all locals recommend.

Calvaire Garden

⭐️ 3.9 (373)

Musée de l'Ecole

⭐️ 4.4 (265)

Porte de l'Aude

⭐️ 4.7 (239)

Our complete list of unmissable attractions in Carcassonne

Walls of Carcassonne

⭐️ 4.8 (180)


⭐️ 4.6 (129)

Maison des mémoires - Maison Joë Bousquet

⭐️ 4.4 (42)

The top bookable attractions in Carcassonne

We've partnered up with Booking to provide the most popular bookable attractions in Carcassonne.

Medieval Carcassonne Exploration Game and Tour

City Exploration Tour

Guided Tour of Narbonne

Carcassonne Citadel Guided Tour

Private Carcassonne Citadel Walking Tour

Day Trip to Castillos de Lastours

Premier ticketed attractions in Carcassonne

Discover the premier ticketed attractions in the Carcassonne, offering unique and unforgettable experiences.

Guided Walking Tour of Minerve

Carcassonne City Tour

Carcassonne Costumed Guided Tour

Leading tourist attractions to book ahead in Carcassonne.

Frequently asked questions:

It's hard to limit this answer to just three results since there are many great tourist attractions in Carcassonne, but if you had to only pick three tourist attractions to visit in Carcassonne, then we'd say: Cité de Carcassonne, Château Comtal, and Basilique Saint Nazaire. You can find more info on these attractions at the top of the page.

IF we had to pick the top 4 bookable attractions that you can't miss out on while in Carcassonne, these are the 4 we'd recommend: Medieval Carcassonne Exploration Game and Tour, City Exploration Tour, Guided Tour of Narbonne, and . Links to all attractions are a short scroll up the page.

We currently only provide bookable attractions through booking since they've got one of the best collection of bookable tourist attractions for Carcassonne. If you see any attraction that you're interested in visiting, simply click on the card and it will redirect you to the booking platform.

While the hotter summer months in France always give the best weather, those are the same months that most of these attractions will be at full capacity. Lines and wait times can be quite long. For that reason we recommend either late spring, or early fall as the best times to visit Carcassonne and check out all the tourist attractions.

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