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- Free parking
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Today we headed to Carcassonne to visit the Cite De Carcassonne, a fortified city. It took us nearly an hour to find the place and it was so frustrating because we could see it but couldn't get close, there were road closures and changes so poor Ken was totally confused. Anyhow we made it eventually and I have NEVER seen anything like it. This fortified City comprises of the Chateau Comtal, Basilique St. Nazaire and Theatre J. Deschamps. It is the most amazing fairytale castle. There are ...
... picking out our favourite painting or other item of interest and trying to interpret their meaning. Pleasantly this museum was free to enter and with the art work on display we would have been happy to pay an entrance fee but the museum is run by volunteers for the local art club and they want everyone to be able to enjoy their collection without cost.
Our accommodation tonight is located beside the Medieval City, it was a large apartment with the added bonus of ...
... journey even if it was very typical of every other medieval town,
including San Marino and Mont San Michel. It made a pleasant end to
the day and the end of the holiday. We dined outside yet again, in a
small square jammed full of dining tables from at least four
restaurants. We finally wandered back to the hotel, well after
darkness had fallen, admiring the flood-lit ancient city walls.
We walked to the chateaux next where our guide pointed out two parallel lines of holes in the castle walls, just beneath the crenellations. These were used to insert poles that supported temporary wooden galleries that were erected when the castle was besieged. These provided additional cover for archers and crossbow men firing down on the attackers below. A replica of these structures has been built on the eastern battlements. The chateaux, along with the ...
... park there, and there was plenty of space.
There is plenty of space, though some of it isn’t accessible to you if you’re 2.5 meters tall (as a vehicle, that is). Which we are. Still, we found a shaded spot, and made our way to the tram. A little frustration with the ticket kiosk (which doesn’t take bills, nor credit cards without a chip) didn’t do much to delay us. After figuring out that we needed to get off a stop early (due to the ...