Canal du Midi
Carcassonne, the ideal destination for your holiday
Standing proudly on its rocky spur, the City of Carcassonne, protected by some 3km of ramparts, dominates the River Aude and the Canal du Midi. From your 4 or 5 star campsite in Languedoc-Roussillon, it won’t take long until you can spot the high towers of the château of the Counts of Carcassonne, the promise of a day rich in adventure!
At the seaside, nestling in its lush green setting, your Sandaya campsite has thought of everything to ensure you enjoy an outstanding holiday. So it’s time to book your fully-equipped mobile home, or a pitch for your tent, caravan or campervan, and set off for an exceptional stay in the sunshine of Occitanie! Whilst the Mediterranean Sea provides the perfect backdrop for all your excursions, don’t forget to make the most of the heated swimming pools of the water park. Ideal for a refreshing break between two entertaining or sports activities!
Visit Carcassonne with the family
In Carcassonne, the mediaeval city and its 52 towers can’t fail to inspire your children’s imagination, as they instantly picture themselves living an epic adventure in days gone by! The fortress, a listed Unesco world heritage site, can be visited freely on foot; but the kids really adore discovering it from the little land train! From the Porte Narbonnaise, opposite the drawbridge, a picturesque circuit awaits you and the family for a trip around the fortifications that will soon hold no more secrets for you!
Throughout the summer, make the most of your campsite stay near Carcassonne to take a trip to the Cavayère Lake. In the heart of a 40ha park you’ll find several lifeguarded beaches, a mini-golf course, a watersports centre... All you could want, for all ages and a fabulous time!
Visit Carcassonne as a couple
Carcassonne is hard to beat when it comes to romance. You’ll love wandering through the city’s narrow streets and small squares, visiting the Saint-Nazaire cathedral and admiring the superb panorama from the top of the ramparts. But Carcassonne has even more to offer. So how about taking a stroll along the banks of the River Aude or a boat trip on the Canal du Midi!
From Carcassonne’s little harbour, set off on a cruise for a few hours, from lock to lock in the midst of an enchanting landscape. From down on the water you’ll be able to enjoy a totally breathtaking view of the mediaeval city! Something tells you it’s time for lunch? The banks of the Aude make the ideal spot for a picnic, the perfect opportunity to sample some of the region’s famous wines for which Carcassonne is justly renowned!
Camping Carcassonne: our handy tips for a successful stay
Heading off on holiday in July? Discover the spell-binding setting of the antique theatre during the famous Carcassonne Festival!
At nightfall the ramparts of the city are illuminated, offering an enchanting panorama and a beautiful end to the day!
With the family, take time out to discover the impressive frescoes, vaulted ceilings and galleries of the Château Comtal!
Choose your panorama: the Pyrenees from the Porte d’Aude or the Mediterranean Sea from the Porte Narbonnaise?