Belmond Hotel de la Cite - Carcassonne, France - Exclusive 5 Star Luxury Hotel

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Located in Carcassonne's UNESCO-World Heritage Listed medieval citadel, between two historic landmarks, the Romanesque Chateau Comtal and the Gothic Basilica of Saint-Nazaire.

The walled city of Carcassonne stands high on a hill above the River Aude, overlooking the valley of Lauragais and the lush Minervois vineyards. It is Europe's largest fortified citadel, each stone a mute witness to its romantic past. Standing between two historic landmarks, the Roman Château Comtal and the Gothic Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, the Hôtel de la Cité is set in its own glorious gardens. With its solid stone walls, wood panelling and stained-glass windows, the Hotel offers luxurious hospitality. Rooms feature antique furniture, ornate woodwork and stained-glass windows adding color to the sunlight. Some rooms open onto balconies or terraces overlooking the ramparts of the citadel, while others look out windows onto the narrow cobblestone streets. Only conveniences like air conditioning, satellite TV and spacious modern bathrooms break the illusion of time travel. The Michelin-starred Barbacane restaurant is, for many, almost worth the trip in itself. The Hôtel de la Cité, Carcassonne celebrates 100 years of hospitality since opening in September 1909.

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Trip Type

Culture, Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Spa & Wellness, Wedding

Airport

Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport (TLS)

Airport Distance

56 miles/90 km/60 minutes

High Season

May through October