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City:Carcassonne

Scented Garden

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The Scented Garden of Limoux is an English style landscaped 2 hectares garden. It includes a "Rose Garden", a spice garden, old forgotten plants and more then 2000 varieties of perennials, shrubs and perfumed trees.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.labouichere.com
eyecandyAddress:12, rue Dewoitine - 11300 Limoux
eyecandyPhone:04 68 31 49 94

Aguilar Castle Medieval Day

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Dates: July 25th and 26th and August 16th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tuchan.fr
eyecandyAddress:Château d'Aguilar, 11350 Tuchan
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Canal du Midi Short Cruises - Carcassonne

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Short Canal du Midi cruises (from 1 1/2 hour to 3 hours) starting from the pier in front of the railroad station of Carcassonne.
eyecandyWeb Site:carcassonne-navigationcroisiere.com
eyecandyAddress:Promenade du Canal, Carcassonne
eyecandyPhone:+33 4 68 71 61 26

"Le Grand Tournoi de Chevalerie"

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The shows take place each day of the week except Saturday. Two daily, one hour, performances: at 3pm and 4:45pm.
This medieval tournament evokes the art of war and courtly jousts. To the rhythm of the horses' gait the knights clash without merci in a grandiose setting.
Dates: July 3th to August 26th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-carcassonne.fr/preparer/agenda/temps-forts
eyecandyAddress:Cité de Carcassonne
eyecandyPhone:33 4 68 10 24 30

"Vigne et Terroir" Fest

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Each beginning of August, during one weekend, Limoux - 24km southwest of Carcassonne - hosts the "Vigne et Terroir" ("Vine and Region") festival.
The fest begins on a Friday with the "Nuit de la fricasée" an evening dedicated to the "fricasée", a local gastronomic speciality made from beens.
The weekend features artistic, cultural and gastronomic events.
August 7th, 8th and 9th
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.limoux.fr
eyecandyAddress:Limoux
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Medieval Camp at Cabaret Castrum

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Cabaret Castrum is situated at the feet of the hills of the Lastours castles, some 20km (12 mi) north west of Carcassonne.
During the weekend of August 5th and 6th 2017 the association "Les Milites de Duns" will set up here a medieval camp allowing the visitor to get acquainted with the medieval way of life.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.chateauxdelastours.fr/mapage7/index.html
eyecandyAddress:11600 Lastours, Aude
eyecandyPhone:04 68 77 56 02