Postcards Catalog - Carcassonne, France


Carcassonne Occitan: Carcassona, Occitan pronunciation: [kaɾ.ka.ˈ]) is a fortified French town in the Aude department, of which it is the prefecture, in the Region of Languedoc-Roussillon.The city is famous for the Cité de Carcassonne, a medieval fortress restored by the theorist and architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc in 1853 and added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997. Consequently, Carcassonne greatly profits from tourism but also counts manufacture and wine-making as some of its other key economic sectors.

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