Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Albi

Musée Toulouse-Lautrec

Lodged inside the Palais de la Berbie (built in the early Middle Ages for the town's archbishop), this wonderful museum offers an overview of Albi's most celebrated son. The museum owns more than 1000 original works…
Top Choice Church in Albi

Cathédrale Ste-Cécile

Resembling a castle more than a cathedral, this formidable edifice in orange brick rises above Vieil Albi like an apparition. Its defensive walls hark back to the many religious wars that scarred medieval Albi. Begu…
Church in Albi

Collégiale & Cloître Saint-Salvi

This delicate canons' church is worth a look for its lovely 13th-century cloister whose columns are decorated with Gothic and Romanesque flourishes.
Museum in Albi

Maison du Vieil Alby

Lodged in a timber-framed medieval building, this museum houses a small exhibition on the city's history and its connections with Toulouse-Lautrec.
Bridge in Albi

Pont Vieux

This 19th-century bridge across the River Tarn provides a fine perspective over Albi's pink-bricked cathedral.
Museum in Albi

Musée de Lapérouse

This intriguing museum explores the adventures of Albi-born explorer Jean-François de Galaup (aka the Comte de Lapérouse), who made several pioneering naval expeditions around the Pacific between 1785 and 1788. Myst…
Historic Building in Albi

Maison Natale de Toulouse-Lautrec

The privately owned Maison Natale de Toulouse-Lautrec is where the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born.