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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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The purple circuit for 7-12 year olds

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The top 10 articles you liked in 2023

Fabienne

16 hotels, so many excuses for a stay in Albi

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How to visit Albi?

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Albi unveils its treasures, 1 hour from Toulouse

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Albi Tourism – Prunch Albi

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Tips from Cécile and Henri

Are you looking for the right reasons to (re)come and see us in Albi? Between festivals, heritage days, sporting events, guided tours, head to “Destination Albi”! https://www.tiktok.com/@albitourisme/video/7275321300690685216?lang=fr https://www.tiktok.com/@albitourisme/video/7251530799630044443?lang=fr

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How about your next releases this summer?

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 soon in stores...

Fabienne

The holidays of “Cécile and Henri”

Sharing Albi: "Cécile and Henri" share with you their good holiday plans, their discoveries, their photo spots. You too, be "Cécile et Henri", make your memories in Albi. https://youtu.be/MV0HE4IERJU Take advantage of this Albigensian parenthesis to discover the splendid Sainte-Cécile and the charming historic center alone or accompanied by a tour guide. After the…

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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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Gourmet menus for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day soon? Are you looking for a restaurant idea? The Tourist Office has thought of providing you with a selection of our establishments. ZOIZO Starter: Plate of Pata Negra 100% Bellota Main course: Duo of poultry, guinea fowl and duck breast with brown butter / forest sauce and Guanciale - Accompanied by a roasted sweet potato mousseline and…

Julien

And if you go for the weekend in Albi?

Why not dedicate a weekend to discover an entire area listed as World Heritage, 4 historic districts around two brick giants: the Sainte-Cécile cathedral (XNUMXth-XNUMXth century) and the Berbie palace (XNUMXth century). ) ? The bridges in May are very tempting not to plan a trip to…

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

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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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…

Fabienne

The most booked group tours in 2023

Visiting Albi as a group takes on all its charm in light of the comments of a tour guide. The Albi Tourist Office travel agency offers guided tours, full day with restaurant, stay. Many of you have trusted us and we will meet again for new experiences with your groups in 2024. The top 5…

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Cécile and Henri, the experts for your Albigensian trips

Summer is on its way and the opportunities to visit and vacation sometimes just a stone's throw from home are to be seized! Discover, take the time, change your routine! Lacking inspiration? Cécile and Henri, our destination experts, offer you their favorites for your next getaway: cultural, gourmet, sporting or downright discoveries...

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Destination Albi 2024: our tips

The destination of Albi is fascinating and reveals its strengths over the months. So in 2024, if you (re)came to MAKE your happy memories in the episcopal city, an endearing and shared city? On the program: music, sport, gastronomy, shopping and of course ideas for discoveries,…

Fabienne

Visiting Albi

Top 3 of your visits to Albi! The atmosphere can be discovered at the bend of a medieval street, a square, a sunny terrace. In all seasons, Albi invites you to stroll and marvel. Our disabled audiences can take the pulse of the city with complete peace of mind. Also come visit us at the Tourist Office, we will be delighted…

Alexandra

Welcome to Albi, the red city! 

Albi is a destination that arouses everyone’s admiration! From its impressive cathedral to its fascinating Toulouse-Lautrec museum, via the picturesque streets of the historic center, the Episcopal City of Albi will certainly be one of your travel favorites! Whether you travel alone or accompanied, discovering this jewel of the Tarn is entirely…

Alexandra

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.

Fabienne

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.

Fabienne

What to do in Albi, 1 hour from Toulouse

45 minutes separate the two red and pink brick towns. Whether you come by train, car or carpool, Albi is at the gates of Toulouse and is an excellent local destination for spending a few hours, a day or a weekend. There are many things to do, come meet us in Albi. THE…

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Best wishes for 2024!

The entire team at the Albi Tourist Office wishes you all the best and great experiences to enjoy in the heart of our destination of Albi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhMbpmhlCNk

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Cécile and Henri x the trip to the vineyards

Let's go for a weekend between heritage and vineyards! Boarding Griotte, the legendary 2CV of Marc Fanals, tour guide. 2 day/1 night package from €150/person based on 2 people. The trip to the vineyards is an all-inclusive package including: 1 night in a *** hotel…

La Team C&H

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.

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

Shop'in Albi, a loyalty program

With “Shop’in Albi”, the Tourist Office rewards your loyalty and trust. During your next purchase in store, remember to ask for the customer card to benefit from advantages, from the moment of creation. The Tourist Office Boutique is a source of inspiration! a souvenir purchase, a gift for family, friends, attention for a…

Lisa

Cécile and Henri X Guitar break

Discover, dance, sing, experience Albi in Guitar Break mode for a weekend! 2 day/1 night package from €129/person based on 2 people. The special Guitar Break trip is an all-inclusive package including: 1 night at our partner Ibis Styles Albi theater center on base…

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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…

Julien

Cécile and Henri x Albi Vintage

Albi vintage, this is Cécile and Henri's good plan for your next weekend in Albi on December 2! On the special program, an original evening at the Albi Vintage show and the Ugly Sweater World Championship and of course, a weekend full of vintage color both in terms of accommodation and guided tour.…

La Team C&H

Meeting with… Mayan Pastry

MEET… Kevin Rouch and Laura Mayanobe, pastry chefs and founders of Pâtisserie Mayan in the Pop'A shopping area in Lescure d'Albigeois. Discover their gourmet artisanal creations combined with local products. https://youtu.be/_iec-lOiAtw You will find various small cakes that change according to the seasons, a variety of macaroons, Basque cakes with frangipane cream…

Julien

Portrait of… Le Porta 5

Let's meet Muriel and Georges Bermond, owners of the aparthotel "Le Porta 5" which welcomes you to charming accommodation, a quiet space, dedicated to rest in the heart of the old town of Albi. Describe your furnished tourist accommodation to us: The Porta 5 was an old ruin of which only 4 remained…

Julien

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…

Julien

Meeting with… The Animal Park of Ségala – Pradinas

MEET… Jean-Philippe Roman, animal trainer at the Parc animalier du Ségala - Pradinas (12) and come and discover the animals and spend an unforgettable day with your family in a natural setting in Aveyron. https://youtu.be/8RyMs770tic On the 15 hectares of woods and hills, about 200 animals (bears, wolves, deer, lynx, …) quietly live their rhythmic life…

Julien

Meeting with…the Aqua Park of Aiguelèze

MEET WITH… Alexis Bardon, director of the Aiguelèze Water Leisure Park "Aqua Parc" and come and discover 2000 m² of inflatable water structures set up on the Tarn river. From the giant slide to the swing, via the rope bridge, young and old will find something to spend an unforgettable day. https://youtu.be/d-45gwNeQzM All…

Julien

Meeting with… La Maison Labastide

MEET… Arnaud Elgoyhen, marketing & wine tourism director at Maison Labastide and discover the Gaillac vineyards, as you've never seen them before, through THE LEGENDE JOURNEY. Since 1949, Maison Labastide has been a major and historic player in the Gaillacois vineyard. It is the oldest and most important cellar…

Julien

Meeting with… The Domaine du Grand Chêne

MEETING WITH… Aristide Lacombe, winemaker at Domaine du Grand Chêne. Harvesting winegrowers since 1910, the 40 ha vineyard dominates the right bank of the Tarn on several slopes. https://youtu.be/Mc5ac3Vwapc The white grape varieties Mauzac and Len de lel thrive on clay-limestone hillsides. The Duras and Braucol grape varieties express themselves on a limestone soil in the foothills of…

Julien

Meeting with… The Domaine de la Ramaye

MEETING WITH… Michel Issaly, sixth-generation winemaker at Domaine de la Ramaye. https://youtu.be/PJdYxJS4XNc Domaine Michel ISSALY created in 1847 is committed to a production that is very respectful of the environment, ranging from organic to permaculture, including biodynamics, agroforestry and vitipastoralism. Michel Issaly - Domaine de la Ramaye Michel Issaly -…

Julien

Meeting with… Vinovalie – Cave de Rabastens

MEET… Christophe Vialar, store manager of the Cave de Rabastens - Vinovalie and discover the originality of the terroirs and native grape varieties (Braucol, Loin de l'Œil) through their varied and surprising cuvées. The Rabastens cellar, founded in 1955, in the heart of the Gaillacois vineyard, specializes in the creation of wines with…

Julien

Meeting with… The Castan Distillery

MEETING WITH... Sébastien Castan, 3rd generation distiller. First distillery in Occitania, VILANOVA Whiskeys are limited editions, with unique characteristics that we invite you to discover. https://youtu.be/q26890EPSlg An adventure initiated in 1941 by Gilbert Castan. For 3 generations, the Castan family has shared a passion for spirits and the experience of distillation. The project of…

Julien

Meeting with… Le Château du Gô, bed and breakfast

MEETING... Marie Lopez and René Roy, owners of Château du Gô and welcome you to their magnificent historic site. https://youtu.be/0AJc_dycr00 The invitation to travel operates from the moment you cross the majestic gate of this exceptional domain! Between refinement, history, contemplation, this singular and atypical guest room by its atmosphere will never cease to surprise you when…

Julien

Meeting with… The Fortress of Penne

MEETING WITH… Lise Albarède, site manager of the Fortress of Penne, set out to conquer her, an eagle's nest overlooking the Gorges de l'Aveyron! Less than an hour from Albi, dive into the past. A Mecca of Catharism located in the heart of the Gorges de l'Aveyron, the Château de Penne is a jewel of the military architecture of…

Julien

The sparkling July 14th of Cécile and Henri

Cécile and Henri's trip for July 14 is a VIP evening on the terraces of the Mercure hotel. Be the first to book this popular evening in Albi! The "Cécile and Henri evening" Cécile and Henri's good plan for the evening of July 14 will take you to the terraces of…

La Team C&H

Meeting with… Vinovalie – Cave de Técou

MEET… Adeline Gatimel, store manager of the Cave de Técou - Vinovalie and arouse your curiosity by coming to discover the diversity of the vineyard and the native Gaillac grape varieties. La Cave de Técou, founded in 1953, our cellar is in the heart of the Gaillacois vineyard, on the left bank of the Tarn. Pioneer and expert in…

Julien

Oeno and spiritourism

The Gaillac vineyard is located at the gates of Albi. What a marvelous and gourmet discovery to program 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 the spot.

Fabienne

Meeting with… The Old Alby Forge

MEETING WITH… Bernard Gisquet, chef of the restaurant "La Forge du Vieil Alby" Discover cuisine that is both traditional and innovative, where fresh, local produce blends with unexpected flavors in presentations that are both simple and elegant. https://youtu.be/ygszWAHH9-E The chef's goal? It is to share his experience with you,…

Julien

Portrait of… Le Clos

Let's meet Armand Chamayou, owner of Le Clos restaurant and discover the charm of an old school, with the menu written on the blackboard and a marvelous terrace in the shade of the trees or enjoy a cuisine of southern inspiration . Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? I am Armand Chamayou, I took over the 6…

Julien

Portrait of… The Black Mountain Canvases

Let's meet Nicolas Depinois, manager of the Les Toiles de la Montagne Noire store and find canvases, tablecloths, napkins, bags... woven in the way of yesteryear. 100% natural "Made in Tarn" gift ideas. Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? Let me introduce myself Nicolas Depinois, manager of the Toiles de la Montagne store…

Julien

Portrait of… L'Instant Spa

Let's meet Mélanie in her Spa nestled in the city center of Albi, dedicated to well-being. Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? I am Mélanie Julien, before opening L'Instant Spa, I worked at Séphora where for 10 years I was able to evolve from intern to manager. After 10 years, I needed renewal...

Julien

Portrait of… Zoizo

Let's meet Charlotte and Martin, managers of Zoizo and discover their charcuterie, cheese from Italy and Spain as well as their catering corner in the historic center of Albi. Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? I'm Charlotte. I have been in the restaurant business since I was 15, I was a room manager for 10 years...

Julien

Portrait of… Allegra Grocery

Let's meet Astrid Kinigadner, manager of Allegra Epicerie and discover her exceptional Italian products in the heart of Vieil Alby. Introduce yourself and tell us about your background? My name is Astrid Kinigadner, I am Italian and I come from the Dolomites which are located in South Tyrol in Italy (Northern Italy near the…

Julien

Meeting with… The Quai Choiseul

MEETING WITH… Julien and Hervé Pujol, managers of the restaurant Le Quai Choiseul located opposite the Toulouse-Lautrec museum, at the foot of the Sainte-Cécile Cathedral in Albi. Julien and Hervé, the two brothers, true epicureans, are keen to delight your taste buds by selecting quality products and favoring short circuits. The star products…

Julien

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…

Julien

Meeting with… Tastebuds Cocktails à la française

MEET... Alexis Taoufiq, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Barman who invites you to discover his exclusive collection of high-end ready-to-serve cocktails delivered throughout France. After a hotel training in Strasbourg, he travels and begins to practice both in Swiss palaces and in cocktail bars in Melbourne, Australia.…

Julien

Albi unveils its treasures, 1 hour from Toulouse

About 1 hour from Toulouse, by train or car, Albi and its episcopal city, a jewel listed as World Heritage, are worth the detour, we promise. What if you opted for a (excellent) nearby destination to spend a few hours, a day, a weekend! You will enjoy your visit to Albi Visit the…

Fabienne

Meeting with… Anne & Bacchus

MEETING WITH... Anne Gruau, sommelier and holder of the WSET level 4 who offers you her Anne & Bacchus tasting workshops. Anne & Bacchus: events around wine in the heart of Albi Recently launched in Albi by Anne Gruau, the tasting workshops at Anne & Bacchus are aimed at anyone who wants to…

Julien

Portrait of… Albi Road Records

Let's meet Pascal Abric, manager of the "Albi Road Records" store, a second-hand vinyl and CD sales store in the historic center of Albi. Introduce yourself and tell us what motivated you to open a vinyl store? I am Pascal Abric and with my brother-in-law Aymeric Soula, we opened our…

Julien

Portrait of… Jérôme Morcillo Gallery

Let's meet Jérôme Morcillo, manager of the Contemporary Art Gallery, a stone's throw from the historic center of Albi. Introduce yourself and tell us where the idea of ​​setting up your gallery came from? Jérôme Morcillo, I spent 12 years in the cultural milieu in a museum. I had this project to set up a gallery in Albi for 6…

Julien

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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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…

Julien

Meeting with… Heritage

MEETING WITH… Anyvonne and Reinaldo Monteiro, managers of the Hérytage restaurant. Ravioli with truffles - restaurant herytage Welcome to Hérytage, restaurant, tea room. Belle Epoque decor, fresh produce from the market and a view of the cathedral: 3 ingredients for a good time in the heart of the Episcopal city. In a vintage decor, come and taste our…

Julien

Cécile and Henri trip: good Valentine’s Day stay plan

Cécile and Henri, the experts for your Albigensian trips, recommend “the essential trip”, Short stay box to celebrate Valentine's Day in Albi (45 minutes from Toulouse)! Are you curious and in love? That's good Albi is THE ideal romantic destination for a discovery break, in complete freedom. We offer you in…

La Team C&H

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…

Les experts de destination

Portrait of… Eat Salad

Let's meet Mathias Groc, manager of Eat Salad in Albi and learn more about his career and the concept of the franchise. Mathias, introduce yourself and tell us about your background. My name is Mathias Groc, I am the manager of Eat Salad. As a young Albigensian, I have always worked in commerce, previously I was director of a Vallée Office…

Julien

New from LA Boutique Albi Tourisme

Limited series, exclusives and collaborations! The Albi Tourisme Boutique regularly offers you capsule collections, created in collaboration with local artisans or artists. To be continued ! The essential “Albi” 2023 Christmas bauble – new This year, immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas with this unique piece made of white ceramic…

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Paddy and Pongo celebrate Christmas

A wow exclusive at the Tourist Office shop! Did you follow the adventures of our toutourists, Pongo & Paddy, this summer? They are back, determined to enjoy the Christmas holidays in Albi! And they gave us a helping hand to offer you an exclusive…

Fabienne

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…

La Team C&H

Cécile and Henri's green trip

Cécile and Henri's green trip takes you between the city and the great outdoors, between heritage and nature, between visits and leisure activities... between Albi and the Tarn Valley. We offer you a 2 day 1 night stay with accommodation in Albi for a formula from €110 per person. There…

La Team C&H

The gourmet trip – Cécile and Henri

Cécile and Henri's gourmet trip is a weekend formula to sink your teeth into Albi! We offer you a stay package for 2 days/1 night, from 150€ per person... The gourmet trip is an all-inclusive package including: one night in a *** hotel in the historic center on a…

La Team C&H

The vintage trip of Cécile and Henri

Cécile and Henri's Vintage trip to Albi offers you a weekend of discovery in a retro atmosphere. Premium services, carefully chosen for a 2 day/1 night stay from €130 per person. Unearth the rare pearl on the flea market and leave with a unique Flash-Back decoration,…

La Team C&H

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…

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

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...

Fabienne

striking paintings

Sainte-Cécile cathedral is more than 18m500 of paintings. It is one of the largest painted cathedrals in Europe. Here is an excerpt from the program "Des Racines et Des Ailes: Entre Tarn et Garonne, from Albi" broadcast on Wednesday 2/11/11 on France 20 and France.tv. We never tire of seeing and reviewing this…

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

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...

Fabienne

Do you know the Fenasse house?

The Fenasse house is one of the two oldest civil Romanesque buildings in the Tarn with the Adelaide pavilion located in Burlats, near Castres. Where to find Maison Fenasse? La Maison Fenasse, located between the covered market and the Lycée Lapérouse, clearly marks the corner between rue Saint-Etienne and rue des Foissants.…

Fabienne

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!…

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

A site accessible to all

www.albi-tourisme is committed to digital inclusion. You spotted the seahorse on the left side of our site, it's Lisio! Our objective through this solution: information accessible to all with a version adapted to your specific difficulties, for a comfortable consultation, without risk of loss of information. For your comfort, our website adapts…

Fabienne

An eco-responsible website

The Albi Tourist Office is a committed actor for an ecological and united digital. Our website becomes eco-responsible by joining the Lisio ecological program! Digital continues to grow, pollute and represents one and a half times the carbon impact of global air traffic. It is therefore essential to protect the planet and...

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

Welcome to Toutou..ristes!

Visiting Albi with your doggie? Find a thousand and one ideas in our Toutourisme guide to get some air and stretch your legs in Albi. Come and see us at the Office de Toutourisme, a welcome kit will be given to your 4-legged friend and he can also cool off…

Fabienne

Eco-gestures on vacation, we think about it

You are staying in Albi You are renting a holiday, staying in a bed and breakfast or at a hotel, you can maintain your eco-gestures simply by taking care to: do not waste or pollute water, by turning off the electrical appliances and lights in a room when you are not there, by managing the air conditioning or…

Fabienne

Local craftsmen with real know-how!

Fabienne

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…

Fabienne

Feel like shopping

Agnès suggests a selection of gift ideas to slip into her suitcase to please or even treat yourself. These items are on sale at the Albi Tourist Office shop and at our partners.

Fabienne

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…

Les experts de destination

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 in the Tarn Valley

After visiting Albi, be sure to shine around. Green nature and picturesque villages are at the gates of the city. Our suggestion: follow the Tarn Valley and go up along the river. Combine architectural stops with the green landscapes of the valley and why not take a break...

Lisa

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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A girl from April… in Albi

LIGHT ON: Carole alias une_fille_davril, Albigensian instagramer and passionate about Albi who will tell us about her city Follow Carole on Instagram: @une_fille_davril

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The hidden face of the organs of Albi Cathedral

"Dedans-Dehors", a blog for heritage lovers, Christian Rivière goes to meet local characters, presents places of character. The objective of the blog is to show the hidden side of a site or a monument. Each visit is always a meeting, an exchange, a sharing. Christian meets Frédéric Deschamps Organist Holder of the great organ of the Cathedral…

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Albi, creative

A great discovery on Instagram, thanks to #albitourism, of a magnificent drawing of Place Saint-Salvi by Natalia Loubet-Shilovskikh, artist and passionate about drawings. We met Natalia Loubet-Shilovskikh to tell us more about her passion. It was in the gardens of the Palais de la Berbie that we sat down to discuss and appreciate her talent...

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Meeting with… Michel Lucien

MEETING WITH... MICHEL LUCIEN, author of "Pigeonniers du Tarn" at the Domaine du Buc, a family château at the gates of Albi. The author Michel LUCIEN is passionate about photos. He immortalized a very large number of dovecotes during walks, hikes and tourist stays in the eight departments of the region with to date…

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Meeting with… Le Toit du Theatro

MEET... Ludivine Borie, director of the Toit du Theatro at the Ibis Styles hotel Have a drink or taste a formula made from local products (short circuit) in a guinguette atmosphere more than 30 m above the city, it is now possible every day, noon and evening. It's on "The Roof of the…

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Meeting with… Les Clefs de Jeanne

MEETING WITH... Jeanne MUFFATTO, Manager of the "Les Clefs de Jeanne" concierge service Fascinated by the world of hotels and tourism, which fascinates and inspires her, it was only natural that in 2010 she headed towards a career in this field. Les Clefs de Jeanne takes care of your seasonal / short-term rentals (Airbnb, Booking, Abritel…) Welcoming your…

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Meeting with… The Domaine du Buc

MEETING WITH... Brigitte LESAGE for bed and breakfast and gites: Domaine du Buc, family castle at the gates of Albi. In this superb fully restored family castle, the tone is always right, the details taken care of without anything being heavy. On the ground floor, you will have a XNUMXth century living room, a dining room and a…

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Meeting with… The Inside

MEETING WITH... Alexandre NETANJ, manager of the restaurant L'Au-dedans. At the entrance to the rue d'Engueysse, going down the Quai Choiseul, Alex and his crew welcome you in all seasons. This "homemade" restaurant, decorated in the image of a ship's hold, will satisfy all your expectations with its unique concept in Albi: tasting of seafood platters...

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Meeting with… The Right Fork

MEET... Fabienne and Nicolas ROUSSEL, managers of the restaurant La Fourchette Adroite A stone's throw from Sainte-Cécile cathedral, opposite the Berbie palace, this family restaurant in the Albigensian setting and friendly atmosphere offers you cuisine from market with fresh and seasonal products. https://youtu.be/mb33BPWUB0w BECOME A MEMBER: Open the doors of your establishment to us…

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Meeting with… La Ferme de Rayssaguel

MEETING WITH: Paul and Alexandre ROLLAND for the Ferme de Rayssaguel The Ferme de Rayssaguel is above all a family affair. Attached to his Lands Paul Rolland cultivates a taste for the Terroir and tradition. The goal is to offer you the best farm products from the South-West, more precisely the Tarn. The farm…

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Meeting with… The Porta 5

MEETING WITH... Muriel BERMOND for her furnished tourist accommodation: Le Porta 5 Muriel welcomes you to charming accommodation, a quiet space, dedicated to rest in the heart of the old town of Albi. Each Porta 5 apartment is decorated according to a specific theme! The furniture arrangement is in a modern and cozy atmosphere. www.leporta5.fr…

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Meeting with… Brin de Cocagne

MEETING WITH... Elisabeth BURTON for the bed and breakfast: Brin de Cocagne Le Brin de Cocagne offers 4 charming rooms in lush greenery, quiet and yet only 10 minutes from the episcopal city of Albi and 15 minutes from Gaillac and its vineyards, very close to the Albigensian Bastides. The rooms are all…

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Meeting with… Kapitales

MEETING WITH... Henrick Thouvenin and Damien Chanrion for KAPITALES Because we all have a capital at heart... The city where we were born, the one where we live, the seaside resort where we spent our holidays being child, a favorite destination … This is how Kapitales was born, wanting to pay homage to these…

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Meeting with… The Garden Level

MEETING WITH... Anne & Franck, Le Rez de Jardin - Guest house in Albi Anne and Franck welcome you to the Rez de Jardin in their beautiful Albigensian house built in 1920. An "adults only" guest house located on the right bank du Tarn a few meters from the Pont-Neuf, near the historic center. www.lerezdejardinalbi.frFacebook - Instagram https://youtu.be/pUL4KV-a2yk BECOME A MEMBER: Open to us…

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Meeting with… La Loge Au Grain

MEETING WITH... Lionel WILZER, manager of La Loge Au Grain All products come exclusively from market traders and producers. Ordered and prepared on demand in the grill or on the plancha. "Land side" or "sea side" with its rib steaks, duck breast skewers, charcuterie platter, oyster platter, plate of the day! https://youtu.be/eRrSSN6Ze6M…

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Meeting with… Useful Albi Covered Market

INTERVIEW WITH... Stéphane KUNTZ, manager of Utile Marche Couvert Albi Local supermarket, general food, fresh produce, drugstore, local produce, large selection of wines and champagnes. Free home delivery https://youtu.be/QtHjHynoizY BECOME A MEMBER: Open the doors of your establishment to us and tell us about yourself. We display your specificity through a short interview in the style of a report…

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Meeting with… La Fromagerie Emeline

MEETING WITH... Emeline CARMONA, manager of the cheese dairy Emeline Emeline, creamer and ambassador of Tarn cheeses, offers you local products with a unique taste. His engagement ? You select cheeses exclusively from the Tarn region, coming directly from the know-how of local producers and artisans. https://youtu.be/LS8gmbJ1wns BECOME A MEMBER: Open the doors to us…

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Meeting with… Mercure Albi Bastides Hotel

INTERVIEW WITH... Thomas Gourreau, accommodation manager at the Mercure Albi Bastides **** Hotel Located in an old all-brick mill dating from 1770, the 4-star Mercure Albi hotel enjoys an exceptional view of the Episcopal City and the Tarn. You will only have to cross a bridge to reach the historic heart and set off to explore it. https://youtu.be/b2yIJ2PmENQ https://www.facebook.com/hotel.mercurehttps://www.instagram.com/mercure_albi/https://www.tiktok.com/@hotelmercurealbi BECOME A MEMBER: Open- We…

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Meeting with… Alby Foie Gras

MEETING WITH... Sophie Lascroux, manager of Alby Foie Gras - Conserverie Lascroux. Foie gras, confits, ready meals, cut duck... For more than a century, the Conserverie Lascroux has exercised its know-how! The cannery has been present in Albi for 4 generations and has two exhibition halls where you can discover hundreds gift ideas throughout the year. https://youtu.be/BCZgzAZEACc…

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