Maison des Vins


This well-organised winegrowers' cooperative is a great place to get acquainted with Gaillac wines. It stocks about 100 local vintages. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, and of course you’re welcome to taste the wares and buy the appellations of your dreams.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Tarn attractions

1. Jardins des Paradis

11.93 MILES

Feel stress melt away as you idle by frog-filled ponds and under shady palm trees in these sculpted flower gardens.

2. Cathédrale Ste-Cécile

12.5 MILES

Resembling a castle more than a cathedral, this formidable edifice in orange brick rises above Vieil Albi like an apparition. Its defensive walls hark…

3. Musée Toulouse-Lautrec

12.53 MILES

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…

4. Maison du Vieil Alby

12.54 MILES

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

5. Collégiale & Cloître Saint-Salvi

12.6 MILES

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

6. Pont Vieux

12.63 MILES

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

7. Musée de Lapérouse

12.69 MILES

This intriguing museum explores the adventures of Albi-born explorer Jean-François de Galaup (aka the Comte de Lapérouse), who made several pioneering…

8. Église St-Jean

22.41 MILES

Two hundred metres below the Forteresse Royale de Najac is the austere 13th-century Église St-Jean, constructed and financed by local villagers on the…