Hotel du Chateau
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... that protect the Chateau. These lands and dwellings originally belonged to the Trencavel family in the 11th Century, in 1208 Pope Innocent III called for a religious crusade against the Trencavels. Carcassonne was besieged and surrendered on 15 August 1209. The Viscount of Carcassonne, Roger Raymond Trencavel surrendered himself with the guarantee that all of his people in the city would be allowed to go free. The crusaders arrested the young a Viscount and threw him into ...
... defence and then in 1803 it was classified as a cathedral. Beside the cathedral is an interesting arch way called the Portal of the Jacobins and was built in 1778 to occupy the site of an ancient gate to the Bastide to monitor those entering.
Our final destination in the Bastide was the Museum of Fine Art which displays a large collection of paintings and ceramics from the 17th to the 21st centuries. We all really enjoyed exploring the seven large rooms in ...
Another three hundred
mile day with some interesting bits of countryside. The journey was
marked by being caught in a major thunderstorm the like of which we
had never seen and we were only a mile and a half from the hotel.
Cars came to a halt on the motorway unable to clear their
windscreens. We were saturated within seconds and I was seriously
worried about how close the lightening bolts ...
The historic city of Carcassonne is an excellent example of a medieval fortified town whose massive defences were constructed on walls dating from late antiquity. It is of exceptional significance by virtue of the restoration work carried out in the second half of the 19th century by Viollet-le-Duc, which had a profound influence on subsequent developments in conservation principles and practice. Since the pre-Roman period, a ...
"Where does one even begin to explain this place?" I ask Julien, as we sit at the table. He laughs and looks around the room "Its old" he says, "150 years maybe".
Its a spring chicken compared to some of the buildings in the region but this old hen is showing her age. It is a place of layers. Some places evolve and change as successive people exert their influence; renovations are undertaken, ...