The medieval Citadel of Carcassonne derives its reputation from its 3 km long double surrounding walls interspersed by 52 towers. The town has about 2,500 years of history and has been occupied in different ages by Romans, Visigoths, Saracens, and Crusaders. The citadel was added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites in 1997.
Albi is a city in southern France (85 km northeast of Toulouse). Due to the landscape of the city with numerous beautiful monuments: Old Bridge (Pont-Vieux), the Saint-Salvi quarter, the quarter’s church, the fortified cathedral…, the episcopal city of Albi was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2010.