South of France with Kids: Châteaux de Lastours

While we were in the Languedoc area in the south of France, we heard about the Chateaux de Lastours. The 4 castles date back to the 1200’s and were used as a stronghold during the crusades against the Cathars. Unfortunately after the crusades, the original castles were destroyed and rebuilt and then used as a French military…

South of France with Kids: Carcassonne

We rented a home from Airbnb for a week so that my husband could continue working while also having enough time to enjoy the area. Our first adventure was to check out Carcassonne. It was the 4th city (after Paris, Strasbourg, and Avignon) to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The…