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Excursion Cité de Carcassonne and Castel Comtal

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You’re staying in Toulouse and you want to discover the Cité de Carcassonne, her Comtal castle, her Saint Nazaire basilica and more historical highlights ?

The Toulouse Welcome agency based in Toulouse plan in summer a bus day trip :

Wednesday and Friday from March to December
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from July to September

From Toulouse, you’ll discover the Cité de Carcassonne, the Comtal castle, the Saint Nazaire basilica

Program idea for your day in Carcassonne

Departure from Toulouse is at 9:30 a.m. for an arrival around 10:45 a.m.

In the morning, go to the Château Comtal, allow 2 hours to visit it.
At lunchtime, lunch in one of the squares in the city.
In the afternoon, take a stroll around the city walls.
You can reverse morning with afternoon.

PS: It’s a free day so you can bring your snack in the bus hold

Return to the bus at 4:15 p.m. for a departure at 4:30 p.m. and arrival in Toulouse around 5:45 p.m.

The Comtal Castle :

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In the heart of the city of Carcassonne, discover the Château Comtal and its ramparts, masterpieces of Gallo-Roman and medieval military architecture, classified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1997.


  • The ticket is valid for the whole day of your visit
  • It’s a skip the line ticket
  • It will be given to you in the morning when the bus leaves
  • It is included in the €33 packs for adults.

FREE : If you match one of the solutions below, you don’t need to buy the ticket, take the €26 offer.

  • Under 18 (with family and outside school groups)
  • 18-25 years old (nationals of EU countries and regular non-European residents on French territory)
  • Disabled person and their companion
  • Heritage Days (Journées du patrimoine), look on the Carcassonne site

(A valid proof must be presented without which access to the visit will be refused)

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Select the date and register on the website

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Come to the departure point (29 allée Jean-Jaurès)

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Enjoy the benefits with a tourism bus

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Enjoy the day and create some memories

Why visit the City of Carcassonne by bus in a few words?

Discover the magnificent medieval city of Carcassonne during your visit to the region. Located near Toulouse, Carcassonne is an essential destination for lovers of history and culture. During your excursion to Carcassonne, you will be transported to a distant era as you explore the impressive ramparts, the cobbled streets and the magnificent Château Comtal of the fortified city. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Cité de Carcassonne, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can admire the medieval architecture, stroll along the ramparts offering a panoramic view of the city, and discover the historical treasures that marked this emblematic city.


Departure from Toulouse at 09:15 (check in at 09:30),

Départure from Carcassonne at 04:30pm,
planned arrival in Toulouse at 05:30pm

In Carcassonne : at the bus parking. A free shuttle will pick you up every
5 to 10 minutes to take you to the Cité de Carcassonne (Porte Narbonnaise).
The shuttle lasts 5minutes.

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