The Top Tourist Sites - a unique collection in France

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Albi Grand Site is one of the 25 Top Tourist Sites in the Midi-Pyrénées, and one of the four in the Tarn, together with Cordes-sur-Ciel, Sorèze and the Canal du Midi. Colourful, gourmet, commercial, Albi welcomes you to an almost Italian lifestyle.

THE COLLECTION OF TOP TOURIST SITES

The Top Tourist Sites in the Occitania are a unique collection in France. They are places, atmospheres, landscapes that we will always remember. Villages, cities, sites that surprise us and which we are happy to return to. This is the case with Toulouse, RocamadourConques ou the Gavarnie cirque, magical places for a day or a longer stay.  Midi-Pyrénées has 25 top sites that simply should not be missed  because they reveal the region’s history, its beauty but also its desire to welcome you.

ALBI GRAND SITE, A CAROUSEL OF COLOURS

You will be delighted by Albi’s colours and its unique architecture. It will charm you with its festivals and its gastronomy. This top site is described to you by Denis Miau, an Albi visual artist, recognised for his knowledge of the region, but also his sincerity, simplicity and his ability to make his region come alive. Albi lives in colour! Listen to the guide...

Albi Grand Site Midi Pyrénées - Albi Tourisme, par Fabienne

ALBI TRAVEL JOURNAL

Through a lively, sincere and aesthetic narrative, the Top Tourist Sites of the Occitanie unveil their heritage and the thousand riches of their environment. Great History and anecdotes, on or off the beaten track, the wonder and the newness of the journey are there for you.
Follow the story, turn the pages of the travel journal.

ALBI - Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées - Carnet de voyage - Albi Tourisme, par Fabienne

 

ALBI, THE EPISCOPAL CITY, CLASSIFIED AS A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Classified as a Unesco World Heritage Site in July 2010, the Episcopal City has kept its historical identity with the Pont-vieux, the fortifications along the Tarn, the Berbie Palace and the powerful Cathedral of Saint Cecilia, gigantic brick edifice which rises above the Tarn.