Carcassonne

Help shape the landscape of medieval France by claiming monasteries and farms one tile (and piece) at a time, and score as many points as possible for the win.

Carcassonne

Help shape the landscape of medieval France by claiming monasteries and farms one tile (and piece) at a time, and score as many points as possible for the win.

2 - 5 Players
7+ Age
45 min Duration
Carcassonne

Help shape the landscape of medieval France by claiming monasteries and farms one tile (and piece) at a time, and score as many points as possible for the win.

2 - 5 Players
7+ Age
45 min Duration
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Carcassonne sends players back in time to the medieval French city of Carcassonne, all whilst playing around the sitting room table.

The game was inspired by the actual southern French city, with its fortified walls and surrounding landscape. In this award-winning, strategic board game, players are challenged with shaping the landscape around Carcassonne to their best advantage. By strategically placing tiles depicting different aspects of the landscape, such as sections of roads, cities, farms and so on, players attempt to best complete their area by connecting the tiles. The tiles must be placed adjacent to those that match, such as a city tile next to a city tile, and a road tile next to another road tile.

Skills you'll use

  • Strategy

    Succeed through critical thinking… Think. Plan. Win!

What's in the box

Carcassonne
  • 72 x Land tiles
  • 12 x River tiles
  • 1 x scoreboard
  • 40 x followers in 5 colours
  • 5 x abbots in 5 colours
  • 1 x rulebook
  • 1 x supplementary sheet

Game's details

Carcassonne sends players back in time to the medieval French city of Carcassonne, all whilst playing around the sitting room table.

The game was inspired by the actual southern French city, with its fortified walls and surrounding landscape. In this award-winning, strategic board game, players are challenged with shaping the landscape around Carcassonne to their best advantage. By strategically placing tiles depicting different aspects of the landscape, such as sections of roads, cities, farms and so on, players attempt to best complete their area by connecting the tiles. The tiles must be placed adjacent to those that match, such as a city tile next to a city tile, and a road tile next to another road tile.

Add in the fun element of the colourful person tokens, called Meeples, and it makes the game even more interesting! Meeples are your followers, and can represent a farmer if placed on a field, a robber if placed on a road, or even a knight if placed on a city, for example. Place your Meeples on completed section of landscape and claim the area, thus earning more points.

The Carcassonne game isn’t just about putting tiles together, however. This is a fun, tactical, and strategic game that encourages players to consider if they’d rather place a tile next to their opponent’s area instead of next to their own, in order to make their rival’s expansion more difficult, for example. They may also need to decide whether to place a Meeple on a certain area, versus another. The colourful game board is highly detailed, making it even more fun to watch the landscape take form, as more tiles are combined.

Created for 2-5 players age 8 years and older, the Carcassonne Board game delivers game play that’s easy to learn and also to set up, providing a great level of challenge that keeps both children and grown-ups engaged. With a play duration of around 45 minutes, this is a wonderful way to mentally escape to another place and era with your friends and family, and create great memories of time shared together. You’ll quickly discover why Carcassonne earned the prestigious Spiel Der Jahres award!