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Chateau Comtal, Carcassonne

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Castle · Tourist Spot
Immortalized in films such as "Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves," Chateau Comtal is a medieval castle inside Carcassonne. This is the largest European city with intact fortified walls. This Cathar Castle dates back to the Crusades and is widely considered one of the best representations of a classic medieval castle. Put Chateau Comtal and other Carcassonne attractions into our Carcassonne road trip tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We did the night show. Audio guide was triggered as you entered each section. Light effects were well done without being overdone. The special effects at the end were impressive- the city model...  more »
  • Walking in the 11'th century Amazing, the inside the outside the views It is well maintained, it is intact in the sense that you are not walking in ruins of a castle, the castle is there in whole The....  more »
  • Highly recommended. The castle looks amazing and the Rampart walks are amazing. Easily worth the price. The place is absolutely beautiful and the views are astounding - so much I chose to propose to my girlfriend there.
  • Magical medieval village and castle experience. Plan to stay for hours. Have a meal or just a coffee and take time to shop. I suggest the castle tour by voiced machine, but it can be frustrating to use.

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