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The beautiful fortified French town of Carcassonne is an ideal destination for a romantic day trip or a family vacation with its wonderful medieval charm and stunning historical monuments. Its distinct castles, churches and fortresses have been extensively restored throughout the years and the city has been awarded with a World Heritage status by the United Nations for the excellent maintenance and preservation of its original architecture. During the summer, it is brimming with tourists from all over the world who gather here to attend the various art exhibitions, wine festivals, open-air concerts and medieval fairs organized by the local council and citizens. If you would like to bask in the glory of this ancient city without the bustling crowds, plan your visit in autumn or spring when there are less number of people around.
Located in the beautiful medieval city of Carcassonne, the Carcassonne Cathdral is a must visit attraction for tourists with its stunning Gothic architecture, remarkable interiors and historical significance. Originally constructed in the 13th Century, it has been rebuilt and restored throughout the years while preserving its original architectural features. Today, it serves as the main cathedral of Carcassonne and houses the city's Roman Catholic Bishop.
Located in the village of Saint-Papoul in the French countryside, the Saint-Papoul Cathedral is a beautiful historic monument and a popular tourist attraction. Part of the Abbey of Saint-Papoul, it is owned and maintained by a local heritage foundation who also provide free tours on the church and the abbey to groups for free. It is a must visit attraction for history and architecture enthusiasts with well preserved medieval stone work, remarkable had painted ceilings and a lovely inner courtyard garden. You can also buy souvenirs from a gift shop located inside the abbey.