THE COLLECTION OF TOP TOURIST SITES
The Top Tourist Sites in Occitanie are a unique collection in France. They are places, atmospheres and landscapes which one will always remember. Unbeleivably beautiful villages, cities and natural sites to which one is happy to return. Toulouse, Rocamadour, Conques or the Gavarnie cirque are magical places for stay for the day or longer. Occitanie has 40 Top Sites which simply should not be missed because they reveal the region’s history and beauty.
Albi, Vallée du Tarn : Great Site Occitanie Sud de France
You will be delighted by Albi’s colours and unique architecture. It will charm you with its festivals and its gastronomy. This Top Tourist 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 ability to make his region come alive. Albi lives in colour!
ALBI TRAVEL JOURNAL
Through a lively, sincere and aesthetic narrative, the Top Tourist Sites of Occitanie unveil their heritage and the thousands of hidden treasures. Great History and anecdotes, on or off the beaten track, the wonders and the newnesses of the journey are all 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 Sainte-Cécile Cathedral with its gigantic brick edifice which rises above the river Tarn.