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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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... ruins and enjoying some fantastic weather. In nearby Carcassonne we toured the fantastically restored medieval city.
Many of the ruins in this vicinity are from a Christian group called Cathars. These Cathars were a peace-loving people who thrived in the area for 200 or so years. Only one problem- because they did not consider themselves to be Catholic, they did not pay money to the ...
... with the 'good people' lining up for heaven, but the 'bad' are shown in seven paintings of the deadly sins (greed, gluttony, sloth, envy etc) and it is enough to make you ill. People are being boiled alive in vats of oil, or dragged around wheels, or attacked by devils. Not nice at all! We walked around the La Perouse museum, which is in Botany Bay Square, and provides an excellent history of La Perouse's expeditions around the world. Then we ...
... now lined with restaurants, and shops filled with souvenirs, others with tempting chocolates, nougat and local wines. We then walked down, across the river into the 'city centre'. Not sure whether it was because most shops were closed but the place didn't seem to have much 'heart', unlike other cities we have visited which have busy squares and shops. We had dinnner at the restaurant Adelaide, in the citadel. It was such good value for an ...