THE COLLECTION OF TOP TOURIST SITES
The Top Tourist Sites in Occitanie are a unique collection in France. They are places, atmospheres or landscapes that one will always remember. Villages, cities, natural sites that surprise us and for which we are happy to return to. This is the case with Toulouse, Rocamadour, Conques or the Gavarnie cirque, which are 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 to come alive. Albi lives in colour! Listen to the guide...
ALBI TRAVEL JOURNAL
Through a lively, sincere and aesthetic narrative, the Top Tourist Sites of Occitanie unveil their heritage and the thousands treasures of their environment. Great History and anecdotes, on or off the beaten track, the wonders and the newnesses of the journey are there for you.
Follow the story, turn the pages of the travel journal.
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 river, the Berbie Palace and the powerful Cathedral of Saint Cecilia, the gigantic brick edifice which rises above the Tarn.