Since its creation in 2006, Carcassonne Festival has become one of the most anticipated musical events in the region, partly thanks to its varied line-up featuring very sought-after international artists.
Throughout the month of July, the medieval city offers around a hundred performances (80 free) of contemporary music, theatre, opera and dance. Elton John, Johnny Halliday, Scorpions, Indochine, Moby, the Smashing Pumpkins, Supertramp, Deep Purple, Olivia Ruiz and many others have regaled the audience on the La Fajeolle Main Stage, at the Jean-Deschamps Theatre or the on stage at the Count's Castle (Château Comtal) in the heart of the city.
The exceptional setting, combined with the quality line-up and the technology deployed, offer the audience a truly exciting experience. Carcassonne Festival draws around 250,000 spectators, making the event one of the biggest festivals in France.