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City:Albi

Tarn Tourist Train

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Take a journey in the Tarn countryside aboard an authentic steam train from early 20th century.
The train goes between Saint Lieux les Lavaur and Martels railroad station next to the famous Martels Gardens (www.jardinsdesmartels.com) - a 35000 square meters floral park.
eyecandyWeb Site:cftt.org
eyecandyAddress:Place de la République, 81500 Saint-Lieux-Les-Lavaur
eyecandyPhone:05.61.47.44.52

Cruises on the Tarn River

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Tarn River Cruises from May to October starting from the feet of the fortifications of the Berbie Palace.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.albi-croisieres.com
eyecandyAddress:Albi, Tarn
eyecandyPhone:05 65 30 99 33

Fashion Museum

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Open from May to December the fashion museum displays the rich private collection of clothing and accessories from the eighteenth century to the 1970s.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.musee-mode.com
eyecandyAddress:17 rue de la Souque, Albi, Tarn
eyecandyPhone:33 (0)5 63 43 15 90

International Ceramics Days in Giroussens

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October 3rd to 8th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:terre-et-terres.jimdo.com
eyecandyAddress:Giroussens, Tarn
eyecandyPhone:

The Chestnut Fair of Laguépie

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Laguépie is a picturesque village some 40km (25 mi) north-west of Albi.
The village holds each October the Chestnut Fair that includes: a farmer's market, street music, a giant chestnut grill (1.5 tones!), fruit-growing workshops, free visits of the "Lou Viel Castel" castle, etc.
Date: October 29, 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.laguepie.fr
eyecandyAddress:Laguépie, Tarn-et-Garonne
eyecandyPhone:06 70 28 59 15

Wine Tasting Classes in Gaillac

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The "Maison des vins" in Gaillac - at 25 km east of Albi - organizes all year round wine tasting classes and a variety of events around the wine.
Reservation mandatory.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.vins-gaillac.com/
eyecandyAddress:Abbaye Saint-Michel, 81600 GAILLAC
eyecandyPhone:05 63 57 15 40