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  • Day dedicated to the public with disabilities in the city of Carcassonne! The accessibility of heritage and culture for all is at the heart of the concerns of the Center des monuments nationaux. The castle and ramparts of the city of Carcassonne develop new tools to ensure the best possible reception for people with disabilities. In a desire to democratize culture and equal access for all to knowledge, the Château is now strengthening its proposals for people with motor, auditory, visual and mental disabilities by putting in place an adapted cultural offer. to their needs. • PMR visits A guided tour is offered to discover the PMR circuit of the monument, on the west rampart. Access to the medieval footpath and the discovery of a Gallo-Roman tower can capture 1,000 years of military architecture. A landscape reading helps to understand the strategic role of the City throughout history. Visit limited to 8 persons in wheelchair + accompanying person (16 pax max) Schedules: 11h and 15h Reservation prior to +33 4 68 11 70 72 or by email to Parking in the lists at the foot of the tower St -Nazaire • Relief map of the Cité The tactile map of the Cité will be inaugurated on September 20, 2019, the eve of the European Heritage Days. Located at the beginning of the free tour of the castle, this model for the visually impaired public will also benefit the general public. It is accompanied by a text in French and Braille. The monument chose to work with local actors: the crimson red marble, chosen for the plaque, comes from a quarry in Caunes-Minervois. The sandblasting was done by Mr. Didier Paganin (La Crouzette) and the details were reworked by Mr. Thierry Auneau, sculptor installed in the City. Schedule: 11am Touch map not accessible to PRM • The easy-to-read booklet The FALC easy-to-read (FALC) visit booklet helps the visitor to orientate himself or herself on the 3 different castle tours and provides easily understandable additional information by the greatest number. This document reread and validated by adults with mental disabilities, is part of the desire for accessibility of national monuments and heritage. Aimed at people with mental disabilities, DYS disorder (dyslexia for example) it can also be useful for people reading little French or an aging population. The document will be available free of charge in digital version on the site of the monument or free ticketing on request. • Visit application of the castle and the ramparts of the city of Carcassonne The application of assistance to the visit allows to better orient itself in the monument and to organize the visit according to the time which one has available. She proposes a written walk to discover the site through 3 complementary courses: the castle and its fortification, emblematic place in the heart of the City, the rampart Nord and its panorama on the lower city and the west rampart, witness of 2,500 years of 'History. Thanks to its plans and photographs, it offers compensation to the physical inaccessibility of certain areas of the castle and ramparts by bringing cultural content in a fun way. Free application for spaces subject to an entrance fee. Download on Android and App Store, works offline once downloaded. INFORMATION: 04 68 11 70 72
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