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.



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.

Christmas Market

Christmas Market

From 26th November to 26th December

In these dates the square of the Capitole is more dazzling than never. The white little houses propose original ideas for the Christmas gifts. And the little house of Santa Claus waits for the visit of the smallest.


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