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  • 1 Cathedral of Saint Cecilia Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    pl. Ste-Cécile F - 81000 Albi

    We had to show the heretics what we were using for firewood- that was the postulation of Bernard de Castanet when , in 1282, he began construction of this rather sturdy looking brick cathedral-fortress to which you gain entry via a canopied porch loc..

  • 2 Banks of the Tarn Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. E. Branly F - 81000 Albi

    Starting from the Albi Tourist Office, follow the circuit Azur (blue loop) to explore the banks of the Tarn River which offer superb views of the city and its old fortifications. On the right bank of the Tarn there are some nicely restored old brick ..

  • 3 Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    pl. Ste Cécile F - 81003 Albi Cedex

    This museum is home to a considerable collection of paintings by the Albi artist, from childhood drawings to late works. On show are portraits, sketches, posters, large canvasses from the Monmartre period displaying the famous At the salon of the rue..

  • 4 Chemist's of the Penitents Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. des Pénitents F - 81000 Albi

    This is typical of the 16C Albi style with its intercrossed bricks and timber. Renaissance décor on the façade.

  • 5 Hotel de Reynes Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. Timbal F - 81000 Albi

    This lavish Renaissance trader's residence has a courtyard adorned with two galleries - one on top of the other, beside a 14C angled tower, Noteworthy are the busts of Francois I and Eleanor of Austria, and the feminine forms of the mullions in the w..

  • 6 Berbie Palace

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. Ste-Cécile F - 81000 Albi

    This fortified palace was started in 1265 by Bernard de Combret, which was later made a fortress by Bernard de Castenet. It has a huge keep which you have a good view of from the river. Gradually, though, the fortress was made more humane (the covere..

  • 7 Old Bridge

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pont Vieux F - 81000 Albi

    From this bridge you have a wonderful view of the lofty heights of Albi dominated by the cathedral-fortress and the Palais de la Berbie. The combination of the red bricks, surrounding green vegetation and barges moored along the Tarn paints a wonderf..

  • 8 Rue Toulouse-Lautrec

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue Toulouse-Lautrec F - 81000 Albi

    Decazes Hotel (n° 10), marking the change from the Renaissance to the classic style is a reminder of past prosperity due to the pastel business. You will be impressed at the stone staircase. Also in this street you will see houses of Lapérose and Bos..

  • 9 Berbie Palace Gardens

    Nature and gardens

    pl. Ste-Cécile F - 81000 Albi

    At the foot of the fortified foundations of the Palais de Berbie a magnificent French style garden unfolds before your eyes. You can deepen your love affair with the garden by taking a stroll along the vine-shaded path or by taking in the beautiful v..

  • 10 Rue Timbal

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. Timbal F - 81000 Albi

    The Hôtel de Reynès (n° 14) built in the 15C has an extremely beautiful Renaissance courtyard. Further along, theMaison Enjalbert (16C) a combination of timber and brick is now a chemist's.

  • 11 Hotel Séré-de-Rivieres

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue St-Clair F - 81000 Albi

    This residence (15-18C) was owned by a family which had made its fortune from the pastel of the «land of plenty»

  • 12 Old Alby House

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. Puech-Bérenguier F - 81000 Albi

    This medieval house made from timber and brick is today used for craft exhibitions.

  • 13 St.Salvy Church

    Religious buildings

    pl. du Cloître-St-Salvy F - 81000 Albi

    It was the Cathars who were responsible for the delays in constructing this church which was started in 11C and resumed in 13C. In the meantime, Romanesque had been replaced by Gothic. The change is manifest in the Romanesque stone tower with its Lom..

  • 14 Albi Mills

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue de la Visitation F - 81000 Albi

    These old brick mills on the right bank of the Tarn are now home to a hotel, the Lapérouse museum and the regional tourist committee. From these mills which flank Botany-Bay Square you have an unrestricted view across the Tarn, the old bridge and the..

  • 15 Laperouse Museum

    Museums and art

    41 r. Porta F - 81000 Albi

    This museum recalls the life of Jean-François de Galaup de Lapérouse (1741-1788) who undertook a scientific expedition on board vessels La Boussole and L'Astrolabe in 1785...and who disappeared when his boat was shipwrecked. Navigational instruments,..

  • 16 Rochegude Park

    Nature and gardens

    bd Carnot F - 81000 Albi

    This pleasant park is home to the Griffoul fountain, a huge lead vat (13C) decorated with low-reliefs and a bronze design in the centre.

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