HIGHLIGHTS

 

The Capitole

This emblematic building dating back to the 12th century houses both the City Hall and the National Theatre.

Notorious for its eight pink marble columns and its “Salle des Illustres” decorated with frescoes, the Capitole still has a dungeon today, which is the oldest part of the building.

The Basilica of Saint Sernin

The Basilica of Saint Sernin is considered to be the largest Romanesque church in the Western world.

An essential stop for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, both the size and beauty of the nave are impressive. There are also characteristic bricks, originally from the 11th century.

La Cité de l'Espace

Explore the Cité de l'Espace, where you can board a space ship to discover the universe and train to become an astronaut.

La Cité de l'Espace offers a wide range of activities for visitors interested in the Universe.

WHAT TO DO​

 

Aeroscopia – Aeronautical museum

Aeroscopia – Aeronautical museum

All year

This museum invites you to travel. This 7,000 m² space exhibits a great number of aircrafts, including the famous Concorde. Many activities are scheduled throughout the year.

Moon: Episode II

Moon: Episode II

From 20th April 2019 to 31st January 2020

This exhibition at Cité de l’Espace invites us to prepare ourselves to return to the Moon. Fifty years after the Apollo 11 expedition landed, we’ll once again go to the moon.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

Carcassonne, on the banks of the Aude River, is captivating, with two sites designated as World Heritage by UNESCO.​

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