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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 Sidobre Castela Underground Galleries of Saint Sulpice Episcopal City of Albi The village of Bruniquel ...


things to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

"Céramique Contemporaine à Giroussens" Pottery Market Classical Music Festival "Musique sur Ciel" Collectors Car Feast Cruises on the Tarn River Fashion Museum Gaillac Wine Feast Hot Air Balloon Rides Lautrec Pink Garlic Festival Lotus Festival at Martels Gardens Najac Village Festival Occitan Festival in Cordes sur Ciel Penne Castle Medieval Feast Pipe Organ Concerts Sainte Cécile Day Concerts Tarn Tourist Train The "Grand Fauconnier" Festival at Cordes-sur-Ciel The Feast of Laziness Venetian Carnival in Castres Wine Tasting Classes in Gaillac ...


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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