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Carcasonne, France (this is the inner castle inside the walls)

Fabulous Friday Foto: Carcassonne Castle

Exploring the Carcassonne Castle is truly the highlight of any visit to the city. Its winding, cobblestone streets lined with picturesque cafes and fairy tale like turrets make it a magical place to get lost for a day (or forever!) Whether you are visiting the city for its famous Bastille Day Fireworks display or just […]

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Cote du Rhone village

Postcards from Provence: Leaving France-Reflections from my Trip to Provence

I left on my trip to Provence with the idea in my mind of seeing the lavender fields in bloom.  While I am not sure if I fully realized that particular goal, I gathered so much joy from this trip that I am not sure if I have the right words to summarize it.  Let […]

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Carcassonne Castle at night after Bastille Day fireworks

Pictures of France: Bastille Day in Carcassonne

Here are some memorable pictures of France from Bastille Day in Carcassonne. If you are looking for more pictures of France as well as information for planning your own trip to Carcassonne for Bastille Day, check out these other informative pieces: Planning your Trip to Carcassonne for Bastille Day in France Bastille Day in France: […]

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Bastille Day Fireworks in Carcsonne France

Bastille Day in France: The Fireworks in Carcassonne

If you are just tuning in, check out part I of our account of spending Bastille Day in France here. With nothing else to do for 10 hours, I am “doing as the Romans do,” sitting on the bank of the Aude river getting slightly tipsy on French wine (ok, if you asked my travel […]

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Carcassonne Castle at Night

Carcassonne Hotels and Restaurants: Spending the Night in Carcassonne France on a Budget

I learned a secret about Carcassonne France;  something that the majority of the  approximately 4 million people who visit each year don’t know.  In order to fully appreciate and take in all of the wonderfulness that is Carcassonne France, you have  to spend the night there.  These tips will help you to find Carcassonne hotels […]

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