Famous boardgame and great iOS experience, with expansions as in-app purchases.
"iPhone Game of the Year", iTunes Rewind Germany.
"The single best board game experience in the App Store", gamezebo
"Carcassonne does just about everything right on the iPhone", ars technica
"It is quite simply one of the most polished games on the platform",
"There's nothing like a sneaky farmer to push you across the winning line", Edge Magazine
"Beautiful and intuitive", joystiq
"Carcassonne is as good as it gets", EGM
"Of all the tabletop games I have played on my iPad while pooping, nothing has as much time invested in it as Carcassonne", Wil Wheaton

Play the original award winning board game Carcassonne with friends, family, or other board game enthusiasts - online or offline.

Build a medieval landscape, tile by tile, claim landmarks with your followers and score points. As a winner of the prestigious "Spiel des Jahres" award in 2001, the game allows for a plethora of play styles and strategies. If you like social gaming or board games you will love Carcassonne!


• Official Carcassonne game with original artwork
• Universal App - Buy once, play on iPad and iPhone
• Expansions available via In-App-Purchase
• "The River" adds a new strategic element to the game play
• "Inns and Cathedrals" adds a double follower and tiles to upvalue cities and roads.
• "Traders & Builders" with trade-goods, pigs and builders.
• "Princess & Dragon" with dragon, princess, fairy and magic portals.
• "Phantom" adds the phantom, a game piece you can place in addition to other followers.
• "Winter" with a new theme, tiles, and the Gingerbread Man.
• "Double Base Tile Set" adds the possibility to play with twice the amount of base game (or winter) cards.
• "The Old River" - the first expansion ever for the board game
• "The Abbot" adds gardens and lets you score cloisters before the end of the game
• "German Cathedrals" - place a meeple on a German cathedral to score points. Roads connected to a German cathedral score bonus points.
• Easy mode that does not count Fields, ideal for Kids
• 9 different AI players: (Hans, Count, Countess, Maid, Servant, Juggler, Fortune Teller, Witch and Warlock)
• Play with up to five players passing one device around
• Unique Solitaire mode
• Internet multiplayer with Push Notifications
• Online and offline ranking
• Game Center Achievements
• Comprehensive in-game manual
• Tutorials with voice acting
• Compete for the best score in Solitaire Game of the Week
• Chat function
• Play with Game Center friends


• How do I redownload my Expansions?

You can restore your purchases free of charge in the app's purchases menu. (The treasure chest in the main menu.)

• Help! I’m trapped in a menu screen!
Try opening in your iPad’s or iPhone’s Safari.

• What about more Expansions?

We are continuing to work on further expansions. Please don't hesitate to tell us which one you'd like to see next!

• Can I play asynchronously?

Yes. In "Play with Friends" you can leave the app and will be notified when it's your turn again. No pressure though, unlike "Quick Play" there are no time limits.

• Can I play against my familiy or friends by passing the device around?

Yes, of course. Up to five players can play on the same device.

• Do I need to buy the expansions to participate in a game with expansions?

To play online multiplayer, you need to buy the expansion to play with it.

• Can I play with expansions in quick play?

Yes. However currently we limit the combinations of the expansions in quick play to avoid fragmentation of the player base and longer waiting times for games. We try to give three or four useful combinations for quick play. There is also the "Automatic" category that tries to match you up with anyone who wants to play right now.

What's New

Version 4.30

This version features native support for the iPhone X.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Very Addictive :) - I love it!

Mij Mills

If you've played and enjoyed the board game, you are going to love this! Very realistic and similar to the real life board game. I had only played the board game a couple of times. Playing this App has improved my game play and strategy massively!! With all the Add-Ons and Full Instructions you cannot go wrong. Play against the computer or other players randomly matched from around the world. While you play you can chat on Messenger too :) - The App Support has also been helpful.

If you are wondering whether to get this App or not. Stop wondering- just do it!!! You won't regret it :)

Addictive but flawed


The game-play is good, and this is an addictive game. For £10 though I’d expect a better app. There’s no easy way to find human opponents that you can play against, apart from ‘quick play’ where you need to dedicate at least 20 minutes of your undivided attention! Even then, you often have to wait several minutes to find an opponent. You should have a way of playing a random player like in Words with Friends.
Another suggestion: find a way of indicating where points have been scored at the end of the game. Sometimes I don’t get points I expected for a field and I can’t see where the opposition put their Meeple to deny me!
That’s enough for now...

Developer Response

Check out the Tally function (small book icon) in the game view. It lets you examine exactly who made points where, during and after the game.

Fab game great app


I absolutely love this game, it's simple to learn and can build up in complexity with the additional add ons. I've spent many a hours playing this with people during travelling or waiting around. The App is great in that it helps you keep score and make it's easy to see where to place the next tile. Can not recommend this enough.


380.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, German
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2010 TheCodingMonkeys & Hans im Glück Verlag
In-App Purchases
  1. River £0.99
  2. Inns & Cathedrals £1.99
  3. Traders & Builders £1.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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