Historic site and monument
Albi

Le Cloître Saint-Salvi

Integrated into the Episcopal City listed as a World Heritage Site (UNESCO), these two buildings harmoniously combine different architectural styles. The cloister garden is a real haven of peace in the heart of the old town. Free.
Unquestionably, Saint-Salvi is the oldest church in Albi (late XNUMXth century). It is located a few steps from the cathedral square and is marked by an architecture of bricks and white stones and by its watchtower which dominates the district.

A passage through the cloister is essential, you will suddenly be transported to a haven of peace in the very heart of Albigensian entertainment. The cloister offers a corner of greenery and a garden of medicinal plants. Walk along the gallery, take the corridors and you will arrive at Place Saint-Salvi lined with its arcades.
Do not leave the place without immortalizing these typical shots of Old Alby.

Did you know ? A watchman was in place day and night to ensure the security of the city in the monastic tower, a brick turret called gachole (from gachar=watch).
Look up, you will see the coat of arms of the city of Albi and the coat of arms of Saint-Salvi.


Integrated into the Episcopal City listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, these two buildings harmoniously combine different architectural styles. The clotre garden is a true haven of peace in the heart of the old town.

Location details

  • In the city
  • Pedestrian zone

Visit

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently

Opening

Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
FridayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.
SundayOpen from 07 a.m. to 20 p.m.

Prices

Free

Services

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Pets are not accepted

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Address

Rue Sainte-Cécile
Albi
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