Albi

 

Albi is a small town located in southern France in the Midi-Pyrénées region.

Its Episcopal City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to its most magnificent building – the Sainte-Cécile Cathedral, the biggest brick cathedral in the world.

Albi is also home to the fortified Berbie Palace, containing the Toulouse-Lautrec museum (since this was the painter’s hometown).

The city is known for its red brick architecture, scenic setting along the banks of the Tarn, and overall relaxed rhythm of life.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
 

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Appartement Saint Julien

Located 100 metres from Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, Appartement Saint Julien offers accommodation in Albi. The apartment is 100 metres from Albi Cathedral. Free WiFi is offered . Average score from 15 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$91

 
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L'Autre Rives

Offering a sauna and fitness centre, L'Autre Rives is situated in Albi in the Midi-Pyrénées Region. Free private parking is available on site. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 67 guest reviews: 9.8/10.

$117

 
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la maison de julia

Featuring free WiFi, la maison de julia offers pet-friendly accommodation in Albi. Each room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 175 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$85

 
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Camamelu

Camamelu offers accommodation in Labastide-Dénat. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Rooms are fitted with a TV. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax. Average score from 16 guest reviews: 9.8/10.

$69

 
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Mercure Albi Bastides

This Mercure hotel is on the banks of the Tarn River and offers 56 rooms in the city centre, near the Pont Neuf (bridge) and Sainte Cécile Cathedral Mercure Albi Bastides is set in a former watermill dating back to 1770. Average score from 688 guest reviews: 8.3/10.

$75 - $149

 
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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Villa Albi

Villa Albi

Situated 1.3 km from Toulouse-Lautrec Museum in Albi, this holiday home features a terrace. This holiday home provides a seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi. Average score from 73 guest reviews: 9.8/10.

$62

$629.8
Studio Le Champollion

Studio Le Champollion

Located in the centre of Albi is this luxury studio offering access to an outdoor swimming pool and terrace. It is a 5-minute walk from the Episcopal City and provides free WiFi access. Average score from 40 guest reviews: 9.8/10.

$64 - $139

 
$649.8
Camamelu

Camamelu

Camamelu offers accommodation in Labastide-Dénat. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Rooms are fitted with a TV. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax. Average score from 16 guest reviews: 9.8/10.

$69

 
$699.8
Chambre d'Hôtes Albigeoise

Chambre d'Hôtes Albigeoise

Chambre d'Hôtes Albigeoise is a B&B located a 10-minute walk from Toulouse Lautrec Museum and offering an outdoor swimming pool with a terrace. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. Average score from 141 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$75

 
$759.6
la maison de julia

la maison de julia

Featuring free WiFi, la maison de julia offers pet-friendly accommodation in Albi. Each room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 175 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$85

 
$859.6
Gîte Les Terrasses de La Crouzille

Gîte Les Terrasses de La Crouzille

Gîte Les Terrasses de La Crouzille is located 5 km from Albi centre. Set in a garden, this vacation home offers an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. Other facilities include a barbecue and free Wi-Fi access. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$68

$689.5
La Lilas des Fargues Maison d'Hôtes

La Lilas des Fargues Maison d'Hôtes

Set in a contemporary villa, this B&B is located in Albi, 2.7 km from Albi Train Station. Guests can relax on the furnished terrace, beside the outdoor swimming pool. Average score from 61 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$69 - $74

 
$699.5
Chambres d'Hôtes Le Pignié

Chambres d'Hôtes Le Pignié

Located just a 10-minute drive from Albi, Le Pignié offers an outdoor swimming pool, table tennis and a large TV lounge. Courdes-sur-Ciel is a 30-minute drive away. Average score from 70 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$88

 
$889.0
ibis styles Albi Centre Le Theatro - Petit Déjeuner Inclus

ibis styles Albi Centre Le Theatro - Petit Déjeuner Inclus

A 10-minute walk from Albi’s Cathredral and Toulouse Lautrec Museum and 1.5 km from the train station, Ibis Styles Albi Centre Le Theatro offers air-conditioned rooms. Average score from 842 guest reviews: 8.9/10.

$68

 
$688.9
Hôtel du Vigan

Hôtel du Vigan

Hostellerie du Vigan is situated in the centre of Albi and offers air-conditioned guest rooms with a flat-screen TV and Canal+ channels. All rooms include free Wi-Fi internet access and en suite bathroom facilities. Average score from 923 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$69 - $96

 
$698.7
Hostellerie Du Grand Saint Antoine

Hostellerie Du Grand Saint Antoine

Hostellerie Du Grand Saint Antoine is located only 500 metres from Albi Cathedral and Toulouse Lautrec Museum. It features a manicured garden and the air-conditioned rooms have free Wi-Fi access. Average score from 286 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$75 - $232

 
$758.7
ibis Albi

ibis Albi

ibis Albi is located just 1 km from Albi Train Station and a 12-minute walk from Toulouse Lautrec Museum . It offers air conditioned rooms and free WiFi access in all areas. Viewing the city, all rooms at ibis Albi have a TV and a work desk. Average score from 426 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$53

 
$538.4
Hotel Chiffre

Hotel Chiffre

Hotel Chiffre is located in the historic city of Albi. This former coaching inn offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen, satellite TV. Wi-Fi internet access is also available for free. Average score from 499 guest reviews: 8.3/10.

$69 - $266

 
$698.3
Mercure Albi Bastides

Mercure Albi Bastides

This Mercure hotel is on the banks of the Tarn River and offers 56 rooms in the city centre, near the Pont Neuf (bridge) and Sainte Cécile Cathedral Mercure Albi Bastides is set in a former watermill dating back to 1770. Average score from 688 guest reviews: 8.3/10.

$75 - $149

 
$758.3
Hôtel Brasserie du Parc

Hôtel Brasserie du Parc

Hotel du Parc provides accommodation in the heart of Albi, the capital of the Tarn department. Each Hotel du Parc room has a TV and en suite bathroom with tub or shower. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. Average score from 381 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$59 - $128

 
$598.2
Appartement "Il était une fois Albi"

Appartement "Il était une fois Albi"

Appartement "Il était une fois Albi" is set in a private 18th-century mansion in the historic heart of Albi, in front of Cloister Saint-Salvy, This property offers UNESCO world heritage site views. Average score from 33 guest reviews: 8.1/10.

$62

 
$628.1
Hotel Laperouse

Hotel Laperouse

Situated in the heart of the city, you can enjoy this hotel located near the old town, 300 metres from Saint-Cecile Cathedral and the Museum of Toulouse Lautrec. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Average score from 331 guest reviews: 7.9/10.

$59 - $75

 
$597.9

Highlights:

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Cultural
Historic Landmarks
In addition to the Albi Cathedral, the other important historic landmarks is Berbie Palace. This is where the bishops of Albi resided, was built during the 13th century, before the construction of the Popes' Palace in Avignon. It is one of the oldest fortified palaces in France and one of the best preserved. It is also known for its beautiful formal gardens and its view overlooking the Tarn River. It now provides an exceptional home for the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum.
Churches

Albi Cathedral

Known formally as the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia, this is the most important religious building in this region of France, and the seat of the Archbishop of Albi. First built as a fortress, begun in 1287 and under construction for 200 years, it is claimed to be the largest brick building in the world, and is definitely its largest brick church.
Natural
Hiking and Trekking
There are many hiking trails along the Tarn River. Among the options:

A 3-kilometer loop between Albi and the Tarn gorges, shaping the valley into an impressive rocky peninsula.

Ambialet -- amidst a breathtaking panorama. As early as the Celts until the Counts of Toulouse and throughout the crusade against the Albigeois, this setting has always provided shelter and safe settlements.
Also of Interest:
Cultural
Museums
Palaces and Chateaux

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