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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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Oh what a beautiful morning. Oh what a beautiful day. I think you could make a song title out of this!! Early morning walk with Tess and what a wonderful sight and very little sound, only the birds and those Flamingos, it was truly magical and we enjoyed a great walk around the lake and back into town and back to Pierre. We set off after giving Pierre a good clean ...
... he should have had his glasses on!!! We sat and had our lunch by the patonque pitch over looking the water. Apparently the salt tolerant algae turns pink when the sun and wind are in the right direction. The salt was extracted from 1519 but has now fallen into decay and has been taken over by wild life, not just flamingos but storks and egrets too. We also found out today why there have been so many pots ...
... for the longer distance. On some, they even have AC outlets. On arrival, There is not much to see. I take the but to the medieval city. As we approach this amazing castle appears. Far more spectacular than anything I have seen to date. It is huge. The castle walls are long, in great condition and imposing as they sit atop of the hill. The castle is a series of additions with the original wall being of Roman origin. As the town grew and as warfare changed the castle ...