Hotel du Pont Vieux

32 rue Trivalle, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, 11000, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $90.00
 

Travel Blogs from Carcassonne

Isn't that Rod Serling in the back of the bus?

A travel blog entry by heleneandsteve

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In our continued quest for warmth, we set our sights on the French Riviera and the northern coast of Italy. But the earth being what it is, there is quite a bit of distance between San Sebastien and Nice. So, while looking at some random notes I'd made back in Redmond while researching this trip, I came across the French town name Carcassonne.

Ancestors

A travel blog entry by annieandgary123

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... turned on her light and began to point out the paintings for us. My fears quickly disappeared as I gazed on the illumined images drawn by people who lived over 14,000 years ago, a people very similar to those of us who trace our ancestry to Europe. I felt intimacy, an experience of the presence of the painters, very possibly female, a connection over thousands of years to individuals conveying their own experiences of life through these drawings. Moving, ...

Canal du Midi - day 6

A travel blog entry by bobherbert

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... and fed we decided to make our way to approximately 15kms from Capastang and moored on a bank in a village called Argeliers. Quite a pretty town but we seem to have been inundated with flys! My god they are everywhere! Not sure why?? Is it the 32 degrees? Have the farmers sprayed manure? Not really sure, but i will be looking forward to leaving them as they are very annoying! Leslie an I went ...

Around the south of France

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... and her sister are killing them by the thousands with brooms and with their shoes, trying to keep them from getting into the rafters of the house. Since they are unknown in the area, the effect the insects might have on the house are also unknown. We helped for a few minutes, stomping on bugs and sweeping them off the walls.

After a few minutes of this I quipped that if lots of frogs showed up tomorrow, she had better let the Israelites go free. But ...

The first few weeks in France

A travel blog entry by annieandgary123

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... and emotionally. We plan to explore many more pre-historic sites along our way.

A second very powerful experience occurred in the little village of Minerve. There we visited the site where in 1210 AD the Catholic churches' crusade against the Cathars began in earnest. In Minerve, in one brutal act, 140 Cathars were burned alive by Crusaders sent by the pope to wipe out this "heresy." In other words, they refused to convert ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 32 rue Trivalle, Carcassonne, is near Chateau Comtal, La Bastide Saint Louis, School Museum, and Museum of Fine Arts.
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