The origins of the fortress date back to the Visigoths in the fifth century, although the Romans had fortified it earlier. It was thoroughly restored in 1853, but was strongly criticized for not being of authentic design. It is never the less, very picturesque.
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|Asleep on the job!||Map.||Me at the main gate of Carcassone.|
ON THE ROAD - NIMES TO CARCASSONE