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Carcassone - Languedoc - Roussillon A fairy-tale sight of turrets and ramparts, Carcassonne is medieval town that has been perfectly restored. As you can imagine, Carcassonne is an ideal location for filming and movies such as Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was made here. The fortress has 52 towers and two rings of town walls, making a total of 3 km of battlements. Due to its strategic position, Carcassonne became a key element in medieval military conflicts. It is featured on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.