Carcassonne, France

Go back a few centuries ago and imagine yourself a resident of the Middle Ages. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fortified city of Carcassonne - a carefully restored medieval town with well-preserved walls, which is located on a hill near the River Aude. You will seem to be on the towers of the fortified city will soon have to come armed patrols. Across the river is the area of La Bastide has kept all the charm of a French provincial town.