Albi, the red town
Cathedral of Sainte Cécile : This powerful and monumental structure is the largest brick building in the world. A Southern gothic masterpiece, there is a striking contrast between the defensive architecture of the exterior and the sumptuousness and extravagance of the interior.
Palais de la Berbie : This imposing fortress was completed at the end of the thirteenth century and offers a glimpse of times and spiritual outlook of the Bishops of Albi.
Toulouse Lautrec Museum : The former Episcopal place, built in the thirteenth century, provides an unusual setting for the paintings of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, a native of Albi.
Lapérouse Museum : Jean-François Galaup de Lapérouse, a famous explorer, born into a noble family from Albi.
Office de Tourisme d’Albi : 05 63 49 48 80 Site internet : www.albi-tourisme.fr
La Cité Episcopale d’Albi :www.cite-episcopale-albi.fr/