How about your next outings this summer in Albi?

This summer, you won't be bored if you spend your vacation in Albi! Between exhibitions, sporting events, guided tours, museums, natural places, shows and gourmet markets... discover the program! Good tips for your summer in Albi The detailed program of your outings in the bins... Find…

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Tips from Cécile and Henri

Follow Cécile and Henri, the destination experts from the Albi Tourist Office, in their Albigensian experiences, in their discoveries of historic districts, in their gourmet or idle moments... Follow Cécile and Henri's Instagram on Tiktok by Cécile and Henri Cécile and Henri's summer! ☀️Cécile and Henri’s summer in #Albi began on…

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Albi, stopover on the Occitanie Rail Tour

The Occitanie Rail Tour map allows you to quickly identify the tourist stops along the rails of your vacation. Albi is notably one of the essential stops on the Route des Cathedrals. Encourage gentle travel, board the next train and enjoy the journey. Albi on the cathedral route between Toulouse and…

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Curiosity in Curio'cité

In the episcopal city of Albi, each district tells a story, each brick whispers secrets and nature blends harmoniously with heritage. Today, I'm taking you to discover Albi, one of the pearls of Occitania. It's up to you to choose the visit that suits you! In Gabarre on the Tarn: Navigate through History Embark…

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Treasure Hunt Fan

“Twice upon a time”... is the name of the summer 2025 treasure hunt, on the theme of Tarn history and heritage. The result is a superb luxury piece of jewelry in solid silver and precious stones. The treasure is on display throughout the duration of the game at the Albi Tourist Office. It was…

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Father's Day: our gift ideas

In June, it's dads' turn to be celebrated! To spoil them, we have prepared a selection of gift ideas. Hot air balloon flight, tasting workshop, escape game... you will find something to please him.

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Albi and the chocolate factories

If chocolate is an art, tasting it is an undeniable pleasure. Albi has some great chocolatiers among its local talents. Michel Belin, Yves Thuriès, Julien Gayraud delight both the gourmet palate and the eyes. Easter is an excellent excuse to taste the chocolates created in the Albigensian workshops. Without forgetting a gourmet wink…

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Oeno and spiritourism

The Gaillac vineyard is located at the gates of Albi. What a wonderful and delicious discovery to plan in addition to the Episcopal City of Albi. Guided tour to present the activity, the typicality of the vineyard, the know-how of a terroir, of course to taste and why not buy on site. You can also take part in friendly activities.

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The purple circuit for 7-12 year olds

Welcome to Albi, a city rich in history and culture! To offer an unforgettable experience to little explorers aged 7 to 12, we offer them a fun travel diary to accompany their parents in visiting the historic center. Equipped with a booklet, ready for an exciting quest through the alleys…

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The essential trip of Cécile and Henri

Cécile and Henri's essential trip is an inspiring idea for a stay in Albi. A weekend in Albi, between urban strolls and unique discoveries in a 2 day/1 night formula. A stay package from €99 per person... The essential trip is an all-inclusive formula including: one night in a *** hotel in the…

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How to visit Albi?

Albi is a unique city by the power of its brick ensemble, listed as World Heritage: The Episcopal City. In its brick setting, it reveals its architectural treasures, its art of living cultivated by the Albigensians, its remarkable natural heritage. Getting lost in the maze of the historic center encourages you to visit and…

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Are you walking or hiking?

A green escape for an urban hiking circuit The route of the Green Escape is a route on the GR®36, the path extends over 4 km (4 sections). It follows part of the banks of the Tarn located at the foot of the Palais de la Berbie and the Pont-Vieux. A place for relaxation, sport but also…

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16 hotels, so many excuses for a stay in Albi

To discover Albi and its treasures at your own pace, extend the visit by staying in the heart of the city and nearby. Among the 16 hotels offered but also through a wide range of guest rooms, you will find where to put your suitcases.

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The top 10 articles you liked in 2023

Inspired by your readings in the Destination Albi blog, you enjoyed reading and sharing articles, experience suggestions, selections of services to plan your next visit to Albi.

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What to do with teenagers?

Between two visits, your teenagers will also be able to enjoy it! A few sports, leisure activities to alternate with heritage visits.

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On the GR® 736, a great natural adventure

From Mont Lozère, the Tarn river makes its way over more than 300 km. From Villefort to Albi, the route follows the course of the river, inviting you to discover landscapes as different as each other, closely linked to geological history. New landscapes along the way The GR® itinerary…

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THE boutique of all inspirations

THE Tourist Office Boutique, located in the heart of Albi, reveals its most beautiful secrets to you for the end of year celebrations. As if by magic, enter the world of Christmas and let yourself be surprised by hundreds of gift ideas! Also find our online store, faBRIQUE de Noël A touch of style…

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Want to get some fresh air

To visit and appreciate Albi is also to get some fresh air, to take advantage of the surrounding and generous nature. After the heritage or gourmet discoveries, comes the time for walks, sports or leisure activities. Visiting an animal park, strolling in the park punctuate the Albigensian holidays. Direction the gardens of the Palace or the Rochegude Park: they…

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XXL selfie in Albi

How about a unique souvenir of your visit to the heart of the episcopal city of Albi?! Share your most beautiful selfies with the #selfiexxlalbi! Your XXL selfie from Place Sainte-Cécile! Visitors as well as Albigensians who follow social networks will appreciate the new XXL selfie device installed...

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The Circuit in Center Tarn

Explore around Albi and opt for a day in the Center Tarn, a nature circuit par excellence and on the road to the dovecotes. Come and immerse yourself in the authenticity of a true and preserved nature, far from the main tourist axes. Enjoy your Albigensian stroll! This getaway suggestion is brought to you by Fabienne, Albi Tourist Office destination expert. Don't hesitate…

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The Circuit in the Ségala Tarnais

Radiate around Albi, travel through the Tarn Ségala and discover the mining past of the Carmaux basin. Push the discovery towards Monestiés, medieval nugget. Enjoy your Albigensian stroll! IMMERSIVE DAY IN SÉGALA TARNAIS I invite you to discover a calm and preserved area: Le Ségala Tarnais! This getaway suggestion is brought to you by Mickaël, Office destination expert…

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The Circuit of the Bastides

Explore around Albi and opt for a day in the country of the Bastides, the circuit of the fortified villages of the XNUMXth century. Enjoy your Albigensian stroll! THE ALBIGEIAN BASTIDES: "A JOURNEY INTO LITTLE TUSCANY OF THE TARN" As a couple or as a family, discover the perched villages of the Tarn, a loop of…

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Montauban Lantern Festival 2023

Just 1 hour from Albi, the 2023 Lantern Festival takes place in Montauban for the second consecutive year, Jardin des Plantes, from December 15, 2023 to February 11, 2024. It will illuminate the city of Ingres after the popular success of previous editions on Gaillac (81) and Blagnac (31) which brought together more than 1 million visitors. The festival…

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Portrait of … Izon Corp

Let's meet Félix Catala, manager of the Izon Corp Live Escape Game Albi and discover his immersive escape rooms in which your choices will be decisive. Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? I am Félix Catala and before I was a videographer, freelance graphic designer for 10 years in Toulouse. After two years of training at the European School of Art…

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Meeting with… The Originals Albi Rive Droite Hotel

MEETING WITH… Kerry Bertaux, manager of The Originals Albi Rive Droite Hotel *** For more than 10 years, this establishment has proudly defended the values ​​of the tradition of independent French hospitality. During your stay, you will find quality services, but also and above all real know-how, good humor and…

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The Albi Carnival Off

The Albi carnival is: floats, confetti and stars in the eyes of young and old. For 15 days, from February 10 to 25, the entire city of Albi will live to the rhythm of its carnival, one of the oldest in France! And if you can already imagine the parade of floats, giants...

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Carnival recipes

Churros without fuss! Mix 30 cl of hot water with 250g of flour, 1L of vegetable oil and ½ teaspoon of salt. Pour the mixture into a piping bag to help you drop the "sticks" into the hot oil. Fry until the churros brown and you're done...

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To the rhythm of the Albi Carnival!

The heart of Albi beats to the rhythm of Carnival, a major annual event not to be missed. Sundays February 18 and 25 are the dates to remember to attend the two parades of the 2th edition. Follow the monumental floats created in the Albigensian workshops skillfully decorated on the theme of Jean de la Fontaine. At the heart of Carnival…

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Festive menus for New Year’s Eve in Albi

Whether you are a fan of traditional cuisine or prefer to explore new flavors, Albi's restaurants offer exceptional New Year's Eve menus. From delicious dishes showcasing local ingredients to innovative gastronomic creations, Albi's talented chefs know how to amaze taste buds during this special time. IN THE GARDEN: Menu…

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Penne, a vertiginous fortress

Young and old, set off to conquer the Fortress of Penne, an eagle's nest overlooking the Gorges de l'Aveyron! Less than an hour from Albi, dive into the past. By visiting this XNUMXth and XNUMXth century fortress, the Middle Ages will have no more secrets for you. Mecca of Catharism and the Crusade against the…

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Discovery Music Tour

Visit Albi in music! Discover or rediscover the episcopal city of Albi in an intimate and original way! The Discovery Music Tour is a visit to the historic center, punctuated by unusual concerts in symbolic places. The Discovery Music Tour is a visit to the historic center, punctuated by unusual concerts in symbolic places, to (re)discover…

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Fly over the Episcopal City!

The Episcopal city seen from the sky! It is a trip with a drone flight that we offer you in image. Sensation and discovery, "view from above" with replay in a live headset, for more magic and immersion, this is the experience that we were given to live, during the end parties...

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A bit of Curio'Cité

Do you know Albi well? We invite you to test your knowledge through 10 key notions about the city. 18 m500 of frescoes and decorations make Sainte-Cécile the largest painted cathedral in Europe. In southern Gothic style, it is also the largest brick religious building in the world!…

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Christmas wanderings

Open your eyes, dream, wander... On the program for your Christmas outings in Albi: Illuminations, mapping, gastronomic and craft market, panoramic carousel, Ferris wheel, concerts... A wide program of magical activities offered by the City of Albi to enchant the end of year celebrations. From the giant fir tree on Place du Vigan to the pedestrian streets in…

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Destination Albi, factory of experiences

What if you also made your souvenirs in Albi? Albi, a destination where we like to (re)come. 1 hour from Toulouse, Albi is a showcase of architectural riches, museums and picturesque streets. Visit Albi in 360°, fly over the Episcopal City The virtual tour of Albi Albi, a factory of emotion UNIQUE city by the power of its whole…

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