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LES LICES DE LA CITE

Historic site and monument in Carcassonne

  • This space between the two ramparts, a little over 1 km in circumference, was leveled in the 13th century, when the 2nd wall was being erected. In the 18th century, the poorest Carcassonnais built their homes there before they were destroyed during the restoration of the medieval city by Viollet le Duc in the 19th century. Today, the lists allow you to discover the different characteristics of military architecture and offer beautiful views of the Bastide Saint Louis, the Pyrenees and the...
    This space between the two ramparts, a little over 1 km in circumference, was leveled in the 13th century, when the 2nd wall was being erected. In the 18th century, the poorest Carcassonnais built their homes there before they were destroyed during the restoration of the medieval city by Viollet le Duc in the 19th century. Today, the lists allow you to discover the different characteristics of military architecture and offer beautiful views of the Bastide Saint Louis, the Pyrenees and the Montagne Noire. Every summer there are chivalry tournaments.
Openings

Openings

  • All year