The picturesque Cité de Carcassonne is as astonishing from the outside as it is on the inside. We spent Sunday trawling through the winding streets, taking in the hustle and bustle of the tourist shops and the stunning architectural features. The UNESCO World Heritage Site was originally occupied on a small scale by the Romans, and later expanded upon by the Visigoths (with significant restoration in the mid 19th century). The site is still a living, breathing city with over 50,00 residents.
|We were even nerdy enough to buy a Carcassonne set while there...|