Episcopal city, Toulouse-Lautrec museum, Saint Cecilia’s cathedral, these three major elements in Albi’s heritage are offered as audio guided tours.
THE EPISCOPAL CITY, A 7 STAGE WALKING VISIT
An audio guided tour is a great way to discover the Episcopal City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010. 7 commentary points have been recorded for your to discover the 7 stages at your own pace, following the city plan that will be given to you. There is a total of 20 minutes commentary for an hour’s long walk through Albi’s historic districts.
You can hire an audio guide at the Tourist Information Centre for €5 or €3 with your Albi City pass. The tour is available in French, English, Spanish.
++ If you have a smartphone or tablet, you can download the audio guide for free.
THE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC MUSEUM, commentary on 44 works
Throughout the year, the permanent exhibition et the Toulouse-Lautrec museum can be explored with an audio guide, which can be hired at the museum's reception desk.
44 works have been carefully selected to accompany a chronological visit of the exhibition. We recommend that you spend at least 1hr 30mins on the tour.
For the hearing impaired, audio guides are equipped with an induction loop.
Fee: €4, a piece of identification will be required as deposit.
55 minute recording, available in French, English, Spanish, Italian and German
SAINT CECILIA'S CATHEDRAL: 18 key elements in this unique cathedral
The cathedral of Albi is imposing and curiosity is inevitably fuelled by so much strength, wealth and details. It is an architectural and artistic treasure and the audio guided tour allows it to reveal many secrets: the vault, the great Organ, the scene of the Last Judgement, the Great Choir ... 18 essential points are covered.
The rental of the audio guide is included in the €6 entrance fee for the Great Choir.
++ Entrance and audio guide are included with your Albi City Pass.
Visits are available in 9 languages.
THE LITTLE TOURIST TRAIN, 45 minutes for the essential Albi
Commentary is broadcast on the train with individual audio guides. Choose from one of seven languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese.
And, departing from the Place de la Cathédrale, off you go for a 45 minute ride through the historic districts. Anecdotes, monuments, points of view ... the journey presents the city in all its aspects: economy, tourism, history. Young and old enjoy the fascinating ride.
Runs from March to December - details of departure times
Tickets: €6.50, children €4.50 and Albi City pass holders/groups: €5.50 - purchase tickets on board