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- Airport Transportation
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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews La Bastide Carcassonne
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All slept in this morning and then headed down for late breakfast. It was quite a surprise to see this elaborate table set up for us underneath the chandelier. Baguettes, croissants and petite pain au chocolat were all enjoyed. Kids then spent some time playing with the grandson of the hotel owners (who was 13months old and enjoying the spectacle of our crazy 3) while Vance packed up the car. We wandered down to the UNESCO ...
... where cars park on both sides of the road. Then Cesseras has a narrow little hill which is made narrower by parked cars and then 8 km climbing uphill round hairpin bends. The road is just slightly wider than a single track! But we arrived to be greeted effusively by Jeanne, who gossiped rapidly in French, some of which I understood. A lovely pitch - plenty of space and pretty flat. And the heavens opened. ...
We left the hotel shortly after breakfast and headed off to meet up with some locals at the Domaine de Restinclieres. The first thing we did was go to a turf field which the local people had prepared for us to play Capture the Flag. It was a great opportunity for our students to do some fun, physical activities with each other. They played three rounds, and in the end, the Blue Team was superior, having won 2 of the three games. The third game actually ended without an "official" ...
... I timed how long it would take me to walk from one end of the fortress to the other and it just wasn’t going to happen for me to get into the church at 2 p.m. and make it back to the other side at 2:30 p.m. Oh well, gives me a reason to go back – to see the inside.
We continue on until we reach the entrance to the castle which costs to get inside. It is not a part of what we paid to do so the group splits up here. We ...
... eastern end. It is at variance with the practice in the High Gothic cathedrals of northern France, where the choir itself was stressed; accenting the transept is more in keeping with a Romanesque tradition, which here is gothicized. Its exterior, like that of most southern French Gothic churches, has no flying buttresses, stability being assured by means of the interior vaulting. It contains some important sculpture, notably the ...