Day tour to Albi & Cordes sur Ciel. From Toulouse.

Cultural & Theme Tours in Toulouse

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This is a perfect tour for the heritage and medival age lovers! Albi is a small and quiet town, and Cordes sur Ciel is a small village. Although the walk is easy in alby, it is steep in Cordes sur Ciel, but no worries, if there is some difficulties from a few travelers to walk, we can use the small train that will take you up the hill.(additionnal 3€ per person).
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tourist Office of Albi, Albi, Tarn, OccitanieIn the morning we depart for the city of Albi, a newly declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Among the buildings of the town is the Saint Cecilia cathedral, a masterpiece of Southern Gothic architecture, built between the 13th and 15th centuries characterised by a strong contrast between its austere, defensive exterior and its sumptuous interior decoration. Lunch in a restaurant.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Halle de Cordes-sur-Ciel, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Tarn, OccitanieIn the afternoon, we visit Cordes sur Ciel. The steep ascent transports you back to medieval times, past the porches, battlements, sculpted facades of the Grand Ecuyer and the Grand Veneur and the splendid 18th century Gothic mansions that belonged to wealthy traders. The narrow winding alleyways up to city are also peppered with galleries and craft shops. Painters, writers, ceramicists, sculptors and jewellers were drawn to this inspiring place many years ago and the tradition continues. On misty mornings, Cordes sur ciel truly lives up to its name as it seems to float in the sky.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private guide and driver.
  • Entry/Admission - Tourist Office of Albi

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal insurances.