The Magic of Christmas
A month of magic in Carcassonne
During 1 month, share unforgettable moments with family or friends in the 4 corners of the city: giant bubbles and luminous fountains in Gambetta, medieval camps in the City, a visual immersion in the Christmas universe under the Halles Prosper Montagné, virtual reality, the return of the ice rink place Carnot but also the park of Santa Claus and its inevitable big wheel on the square Chénier…
The City of Carcassonne has prepared an array of activities for young and old and, this year again, new magical surprises await you…
See you between December 2, 2023 and January 6, 2024!
From 2 December 2023 to 6 January 2024
Christmas Market, Ice Rink, Virtual Reality, Sound and Light Show, Rides, Christmas Village, Saint-Nicolas Day, Young Public Shows, Altitude Roftop, Laser Gamer, Curling, Exhibitions, Medieval Workshops, Saint-Nicolas Day, Christmas Films…
Enjoy all the activities of Carcassonne throughout the month of December!
Saturday 9 December 2023
The famous Carcassonne Torchlight procession is back! Follow the procession of Saint Nicolas from the Cité to the Bastide with torches (fire & led) in aid of the Téléthon.
- Departure – Place du Prado – Cité de Carcassonne at 6.30pm
- Arrival – Place Carnot – Bastide Saint-Louis around 7.30pm
Before the start, there will be entertainment on the Place du Prado with fire-eaters (5.45pm/6.15pm).
Torches on sale by the Rotary Club Carcassonne Bastide from 5pm for €3 in aid of the Telethon.
NEW IN 2023! Free shuttle buses from the Dôme to the Cité at 5.45pm & 8pm.
The Medieval Festival
Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December
The medieval troops return for a second weekend to invade the streets and the lices of the Medieval City and make you relive scenes of the life of yesteryear and craftsmanship… Proposed by the Échansons du Carcassès.
With: Medieval camps 13th and 14th centuries presenting life in the Middle Ages, Workshops, Markets of medieval craftsmen, Market of local creators and producers, Wooden Carousel…
Christmas Market, Ice Rink, Virtual Reality, Sound and Light Show, Rides, Christmas Village, Saint-Nicolas Day, Young Public Shows, Altitude Roftop, Laser Gamer, Curling, Exhibitions, Medieval Workshops, Saint-Nicolas Day, Christmas Films...
Shows for all ages
In the Bastide, in the City and in the churches of the city.