The price includes:
services of the guide-driver, car transportation
The price does not include:
dinners, personal expenses, entrance tickets
What should be taken:
foreign passports, medical expense insurance, cameras
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French town in the heart of Languedoc with its legendary fortified city of Carcassonne will completely immerse you in the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. This majestic ancient citadel is a unique masterpiece of military and defensive architecture. It is protected by the French as the national treasure.
A lot of buildings in this town, namely the 12th century count’s castle, basilica of Saint-Nazaire, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Place Carnot, where famous Fountain of Neptune is situated, magnificent Canal du Midi (Canal in Southern France) and Roman well are full of legends and interesting stories. Because of a great variety of museums situated at the fortified city it is difficult to choose which one to visit. However, it is impossible not to focus your attention on the unique Musée de I'Inquisition (Museum of Inquisition). Known since the old times electric chair, guillotine, chastity belt, garrote and rack, skull’s extractor and Scold’s bridle are presented here.
The Hollywood history adds special charm and interest to this town. A lot of famous historical films were shot at the territory of Medieval fortified city of Carcassonne, namely, “Jeanne d'Arc” with Milla Jovovich and “Robin Hood” with Kevin Costner. The fortified city would also present great interest for kids as Walt Disney made this citadel a prototype of his magic and fabulous castle.
Having learned a lot about the history, you are offered to get acquainted with the South of France, in particular with its gastronomic side. In picturesque coastal town Leucate we are going to visit oysters’ farm. Here you will relax, eat fresh oysters and taste fine French wine.