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Albi

Department:Tarn
Region:Midi-Pyrenees
Number of Listed Historic Monuments:37
Albi's Tourist Office

tourist sitesTourist Sites (in and around the city)

Gaillac Old Town and Wine House Cordes Sur Ciel Penne Village and Castle Episcopal City of Albi The village of Bruniquel The village of Castelnau-de-Montmiral The village of Lautrec ...

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things to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

23rd European Pottery Market Classical Music Festival "Musique sur Ciel" Cruises on the Tarn River Fashion Museum Gaillac Wine Fest Grand Prix of Albi Hot Air Balloon Rides Lotus Festival at Martels Gardens Najac Village Festival Night of the Museums Occitan Festival in Cordes sur Ciel Penne Castle Medieval Fest Pipe Organ Concerts Sainte Cécile Day Concerts Tarn Tourist Train The "Grand Fauconnier" Festival at Cordes-sur-Ciel The Feast of Laziness Wine Tasting Classes in Gaillac ...

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short historyAlbi's Short History

Albi is the departmental capital of Tarn. It has over 80,000 inhabitants and is visited every year by more then 2 hundred thousands tourists.
The Albi region has been inhabited since the down of human civilization as attested by the artifacts found in the area.
In the second century BC Albi is occupied by the Romans who respect the way of life of the Celts who were already living in the region.
In the middle ages, like the majority of the cities in what is now the Southwest of France, Albi becomes a quasi-independent city. It is also a time when the town...

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weatherAlbi Weather Pattern

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