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Best things to do in Aude

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“La cité de Carcassonne is an 11th and 13th century fortress city with Disneyesque turrets and fine Gothic cathedral. It is the second most visited tourist attraction in France (after the Eiffel Tower), and contains shops, restaurants, museums, apartments, and the cathedral. Activities at a glance... Sight seeing - If there is one sight worth seeing then this is it! If you're lucky enough to rent during the Bastille Day celebrations (14th July) don't miss the spectacular fireworks display over La cité. The display starts are around 10pm, but get there as early as possible. Dining - Being a tourist attraction means that you will not go hungry! With restaurants catering for the big appetite”
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Castle
“The astounding walls of Carcassonne’s citadel are an architectural wonder and draw visitors to the city from far and wide. After discovering every niche, passageway and parapet you can navigate the streets of the hilltop settlement or venture into the less touristy Lower City for lunch or a shopping trip. The ideal time to come is early, before the tourist hordes and lunch time.”
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Zoo
“The biggest Safari Park in Europe and an excellent day out for all the family. Take a picnic if you want or eat there.”
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River
“The lovely canal du midi - great for walking, riding a bike or just having lunch”
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Lake
“Walk all around the lake and through the forest on the designated trail or join in the various water sports and boating/canoeing available there. There are various places for refreshments around the lake.”
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Castle
“Famous mountain-top Cathar castle besieged for nine months in 1243-44, leading to over 210 believers being burned as heretics. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Monts%C3%A9gur”
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Establishment
“This is a great place to visit and have lunch! Highly recommend and the restaurant is great Book ahead! Only a 20 min drive ”
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Point of Interest
“Amazing ruined chateau atop a huge limestone cliff! Incredible views for miles around from the top - well worth the effort!”
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Castle
“The castle of the kings of Mallorca, as this city was at some point the capital of the kingdom of Mallorca ”
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Market
“The undercover food market in Narbonne is a standout food market in France. Bursting with regional produce, you can find the best selection of cheeses, olives, vegetables and of course every kind of meat. There are wonderful restaurants in Les Halles so you can have lunch there and then head home with you basket jammed with dinner ingredients. An absolute must see”
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Clothing Store
“The largest Zara in Europe is here. You could spend a whole day here shopping, having lunch on the top terraces, Love the tapas bar!. You can also go bowling if you fancy! Sushi restaurants, American diners and lots of French shops.”
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French Restaurant
$$$
“all you can eat buffet with really great food. Desserts to die for too and a great wine selection.”
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Natural Feature
“Water sports and sandy beaches on an inland lake, constructed as the main feed to the Canal Du Midi”
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Museum
“Another Interesting castle not far from Peyrepertuse with equally interesting history.”
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Farmers Market
“World Heritage Site, a must see in Beziers. The whole site is free and has been completely remodelled in 2017, you can enjoy a very nice walk along the canal from the apartment and back (around 2/3 hours). The restaurant "Le 9" on the top of the site is great for lunch or coffee”
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City
“The closest beach to Maisonnarbonne - we don’t care for Narbonne plage but Gruissan is fine for a day but check to see if it is windy and do not go if it is! Big wide long sandy beach. Eat at Paparazzo or stay at Lea Cabine with sun loungers and good food ”
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