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City:Albi

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

Pipe Organ Concerts

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During the months of July and August the Christophe Moucherel Association - named in the honor of the organ master Christophe Moucherel who built the Sainte Cecile organ in the 18th century - organizes pipe organ concerts in the Sainte Cecile Cathedral and the Saint Salvi Collegiale.
Also, in December, the association in colaboration with Albi city hall offers on the last two Sundays before Christmas its traditional concerts that feature organ carols and music performed by various guests.
The concerts are very popular and one should arrive at least 1/2 hour before the starting time to find a place.
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.moucherel.fr
eyecandyAddress:Albi, Tarn
eyecandyPhone:

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