Musée des Beaux Arts

Languedoc Roussillon

The collections of the Musée des Beaux Arts in Carcassonne range across 17th, 18th and 19th century paintings and artworks as well as containing collections of faience and tapestries. There are also regular temporary exhibitions and the setting of the museum inside the old courthouse has its own charms amongst the architecture of this medieval fortified town.

Places to visit nearby

Carcassonne in Languedoc Roussillon is a magnificent fortified medieval city split into two parts.

Logroño in La Rioja is the capital of the region and a popular stop on the Camino de Santiago, with several wineries around the city.

Toulouse in Midi-Pyrénées is the 4th largest city in France and is famed for the rose-coloured bricks of its architecture that have given it the nickname the 'ville rose' (the pink city).

Nearby attractions

Spend the day at the Parc Australien where you can dress up in fancy dress, visit wallabies, kangaroos and ostriches at the animal park and enjoy a proper Australian barbeque!

Feel what it would be like in space at the Cité de l'Espace, a theme park where you can discover man's journey to the stars with full-size replicas of the Mir space station, an Ariane 5 rocket and the Soyuz spacecraft!

Housed inside a Moorish style villa, the Musée Georges Labit is a wonderful museum which hosts a collection of Asian art that spans 3 millenia.