Bram / Carcassonne Canal des 2 Mers by bike - Atlantic / Mediterranean sea
This stage is not specifically laid out for cyclists, but the hardened earth track is fairly easy to cycle along.
To reach the upper citadel at Carcassonne, cross through the centre of the lower town, then cross the Aude River by the old bridge to head on up to the medieval citadel.
SNCF train stations
Bram train station:
TER regional trains serve > Castelnaudary/Toulouse; Carcassonne/Narbonne (6 to 12 trains daily)
Carcassonne train station:
TER regional trains and Intercités trains serve > Castelnaudary/Toulouse (9 to 17 trains daily); Narbonne/Béziers/Sète/Montpellier (7 to 12 trains daily).
From Carcassonne, further destinations are served via Limoux.
Connections at Toulouse for Montauban/Agen/Bordeaux; Brive/Limoges/Paris; Albi/Castres/Rodez/Figeac; Tarbes/Pau/Foix.