La Bastide Saint Louis, Carcassonne Center

#9 of 21 in Historic Sites in Carcassonne
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The gates of La Bastide Saint Louis were designed to protect the lower town. The military enclosure's walls were built in the 14th century, and four bastions were added at each corner of the town in the 16th century. Stop in the central square to see the Fountain of Neptune, which was added in 1770. Religious buildings, mansions, and gardens ring the square. Use our Carcassonne trip planning tool to visit La Bastide Saint Louis on your trip to Carcassonne, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Built on the left bank of the river Aude below the Medieval fortress in 1260, and includes the historical neighborhood of La Bastide Saint Louis. We loved strolling through the maze of narrow...  more »
  • My daughter & I really enjoyed walking around La Bastide Saint Louis neighborhood and stopping in many of the quaint shops. We also sat and had a relaxed lunch at Cafe de la Comedie and loved the...  more »

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