Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Carcassonne

Take a vacation to Carcassonne and enjoy the area's history, wineries and theater scene. This walkable city allures visitors with its local tours and opera houses. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Carcassonne

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Carcassonne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carcassonne Golf (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mazamet Golf Course (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Castres-Gourjade Golf Course (28.4 mi / 45.7 km)
  • L'Archipel (28.6 mi / 46.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carcassonne

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carcassonne is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cabrespine Cave (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • La Curiosite de L'Auriol (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Les Gorges de la Cesse (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Les Gorges du Brian (22 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Garden (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Canal du Midi Museum and Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Carcassonne

The nearest airport is in Carcassonne (CCF-Pays Cathare), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Castres (DCM-Mazamet), which is 23.7 mi (38.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Carcassonne Station, Couffoulens Station and Verzeille Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Carcassonne?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,347 house rentals near Carcassonne. From 544 Houses to 176 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carcassonne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Carcassonne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Carcassonne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne: 1,307 home rentals
  • Medieval City, Carcassonne, France: 1,308 home rentals
  • Narbonnaise Gate: 1,315 home rentals
  • Chateau Comtal: 1,312 home rentals
  • Aude Gate: 1,313 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carcassonne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carcassonne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 544 Houses in Carcassonne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carcassonne include:

  • Villas: 176 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 191 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 191 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carcassonne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 779 vacation homes with pool available in Carcassonne.

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