The second-largest economic town in the Midi-Pyrénées region and capital of the Tarn department, Albi is a remarkable town thanks to its historical heritage and numerous activities. Albi is known as the ‘red city’ because of the colour of the material of preference that has been used for centuries to construct the monuments and houses.
The richness of Albi’s heritage
Make the most of your stay in Albi to discover the tourist sites that give it its cultural wealth. Listed as a World Humanity Heritage Site, come and discover the episcopal city situated at the heart of the town of Albi. This classification has put Albi under the spotlight in international news. During a walk in the town, you can observe its other attractive features: the old bridge, built in 1035, as well as numerous religious monuments, such as the Palais de la Berbie and the impressive Sainte Cécile cathedral. You can take advantage of your stay in Albi to visit the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum as well as the Lapérouse Museum.
Activities in Albi
Albi offers a multitude of activities to enjoy. Eager for thrills? Parachuting, climbing, canoeing, go-karting: the perfect activities for you!
The Golf Club in Albi for its part is one of the 20 most beautiful golf courses in France, take advantage of the sun to practise your Tiger Woods swing.