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 (kär′kə-sôn′, -sōn′, -kä-)
A city of southern France southeast of Toulouse. Its medieval stronghold is a major tourist attraction.


(French karkasɔn)
(Placename) a city in SW France: extensive remains of medieval fortifications. Pop: 48 212 (2006)


(kar kaˈsɔn)

a city in S France: medieval fortifications. 44,623.
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having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it
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In Carcassonne you will find the most complete medieval walled city in Europe.
Carcassonne, Avignon & Provence 6 days from PS619 Flying direct from Newcastle, 9 September 2015 Including a guided tour of walled fortresscitadel Carcassonne - one of France's greatest medieval glories.
French authorities have joined workers in the fight to save R&R Ice Cream's plant at Carcassonne, in southwest France.
The financial arrangements between public authorities and the airport of Carcassonne in France, as well as rebates and marketing agreements between this airport and Ryanair airline may be incompatible with EU state aid rules.
Price includes * Return direct flights from Birmingham * 7 nights HB hotel accommodation (4 in France & 3 in Spain) * Full day excursion to Carcassonne and Rennes-le-Chateau * Free time in Figueras and Barcelona * Services of a tour representative NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT IN OCTOBER
Ryanair will operated a flight from Dublin to Carcassonne on 30 April and a return flight from Carcassonne to Dublin on 2 May.
Return direct flights from Liverpool & Manchester - 7 nights HB accommodation (4 in France & 3 in Spain) - Excursion to Carcassonne and Rennes-le-Chateau - Free time in Figueras and Barcelona - Services of a tour representative - The chance to see Perpignan, the artists resort of Collioure and Pyrenean Vallespir Valley For further information and a FREE brochure Call: 0151 227 5987 Visit: www.
As the crow flies, Carcassonne is 400 miles (640 km) due south of Paris, beyond the mountains of the Massif Central but not as far south as the Pyrenees.
Lying at the foot of the Montagne Noire in the Aude region of France stood the walled town of Carcassonne, the largest fortified medieval city in Europe.