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Free Walking Tour - Carcassonne During II World War

Your Guru: Paul
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5.0
8 ratings
  • Carcassonne
  • Available in English
  • 2h and 30min

About the Guru

Hi, I'm Paul and I have a passion for Carcassonne during the Second World War. Come and walk the streets of Carcassonne with me and journey back in time. We tour the town stopping at places that have a strong connection with WW2. The history is brought alive by my knowledge of the subject and 40 black and white photos from the archives.

Hi, I'm Paul and I have a passion for Carcassonne during the Second World War. Come and walk the streets of Carcassonne with me and journey back in time. We tour the town stopping at places that have a strong connection with WW2. The history is brought alive by my knowledge of the subject and 40 black and white photos from the archives.

About the Tour

Enjoy this guided walking tour with an English guide.
'Repression and Resistance.'
The Free Tour is led by an English guide who has lived in Carcassonne since 2005. The guide is passionate about Carcassonne during II World War.
Visit buildings, memorials, statues, and places that link to II World War. The guide's extensive knowledge and 50 black and white photos from the archives brought the tour to life.
Topics covered include: 

  • The fall of France
  • The occupied and non occupied zones
  • The invasion of the Free Zone
  • Rationing
  • The Milice 
  • S.T.O.
  • The spectrum of resistance
  • The spectrum of collaboration
  • The liberation
  • Post war purges.

National heroes, local heroes, and forgotten heroes.

Useful information:
Approx 2h 30 mins. 
3 miles/4.5 km 

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Meet between the Brasserie de 4 Temps restaurant and the fountain at the end of the pedestrianised street (rue Cortejaire) near the Portail des Jacobins (Jacobins Gate.)

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is not suitable for pets.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (8)

5.0
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Professionalism
4.88
Fun
4.75
Expression
5.0
Quality
5.0
Route
4.75
Michelle
14 Jul 2022 Buckie
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Travelled alone - Jun 2022

Paul is a lovely friendly fella...Extremely well knowledgeable..very clued up to what he's talking about..Talks about it with passion....Lots of flash cards...And quotes..Asking if I had any questions... Very professional and I enjoyed my tour experience, would definitely recommend him absolutely 5🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Response from Paul
Thanks for your great feedback Michelle. Glad you enjoyed your tour. Paul
Ana salvatierra
25 Jun 2022 Barcelona
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Travelled in family - Jun 2022

Response from Paul
Thanks for your great feedback. I am happy you enjoyed the tour :-) Great parents and lovely children. Enjoy the rest of your stay.
Gabriela
25 Jun 2022
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Response from Paul
Thanks for the great feedback Gabriela. I enjoyed helping you and your group journey back in time. I am happy that you enjoyed your tour :-)
Mariana
24 Jun 2022 Paris
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Absolutamente espectacular. De los mejores tours que he hecho (y he hecho muchos). Muy buena información, excelente Paul y muy interesante. ¡Recomendadísimo! Thank you very much Paul!

Response from Paul
Thankyou Mariana. Glad you enjoyed the tour :-)
Matthew
21 Jun 2022 Harrison
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Jun 2022

Response from Paul
Thankyou Matthew. :-)
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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!