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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Astoria Carcassonne
Recommended, but close the windows as noisy trains! No sink in toilet, but this is typical in France.
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Leaving Nimes the train got tremendously crowded. They had to turn people with bikes away because there was already baggage and passengers in the aisles and they didn't fit. Then they made an announcement in French and most everyone grabbed their bags to get off the train. We were fortunate that a woman took a moment to explain in English to us (we …
Today we woke up quite early as we heard that the Castle gets really busy around midday. So, we got to the castle around 9am, it was lovely and quiet. When inside, we walked around and got chocolate crepes for breakfast by the Roman-Catholic cathedral. We then headed towards the Haunted House that Max had seen the night before but didn't go in. So, Max and Dad went in that while I went and bought the jumper I had seen the last night and then got some ...
We were recommended to visit an African safari nearby - a drive in and walk thru safari where animals from bears to lions roam freely.
It was an hour's drive and it was an interesting park. The weather was very hot to make it authentic!
We spent the whole afternoon there and drove around twice, the second time the animals were out and waiting to be fed!
We are here for a couple of days and we visited the old city of Carcssonne, famous for its "double walled" fortification - where a city was protected inside them.
It was a hot and sunny day, we walked across from the new city half an hour by foot, and had lunch inside the walls ...