Albi cathedral



Albi is a hidden gem in the Midi-Pyrénées, tucked away in the Midi-Pyrénées region. The city of Albi may not be first on your list of cities to visit in France but it has much to offer the visitor, not least the stunning UNESCO listed brick cathedral.

Albi is a city like no other in France. The red brick used to build the impressive cathedral and many other buildings in the city adds a lovely warmth to the atmosphere. The centre is relatively small in scale and easy to navigate on foot, a visit to Albi makes for a great day out in the Midi-Pyrénées region.

When visiting Albi for the first time, you will want to head straight to Saint Cecilia's cathedral to see this stunning, UNESCO World Heritage listed gothic structure inside and out.

Art lovers should then head next door to visit the Toulouse-Lautrec museum. We recommend buying the city pass from the tourist information office (next door to the Toulouse Lautrec museum) for the best value to see both of these sights. You can also take a guided tour to learn more about the historic sights of this lovely city.

Take a stroll around the old town and cross the river on the pont vieux for a photo opportunity of the imposing cathedral and surrounding red brick buildings.

There are many charming restaurants to choose from, dotted around the old town and also some along the river front to take advantage of the best views.

If you are on holiday in the Midi-Pyrénées, be sure to visit Albi for an interesting and relaxed day out.


Albi, 81000, Tarn, Occitanie, France

  More tourism articles

If you are looking for holiday accommodation, Pure France can offer you the following local holiday homes...

Château du Pic de Rigaud

Holiday château in Languedoc

Superbly situated 19th century country château set in 10 acres of private grounds. Elevated position with stunning views down the valley to the original 13th century Najac château.

The property has been fully renovated throughout to an extremely high standard. Accommodation over two floors with ground floor kitchen, utility room, dining room and two living rooms. UK TV.

Wi-Fi internet.

View Property

Maison Augustine

Holiday accommodation in South West France

Impressive, 16th century property with large walled garden.

The house sits in the heart of the pretty village of Lisle-sur-Tarn, its historic facade on the street giving no idea of the extent of the private grounds and superb private pool behind.

Original features throughout the house over three floors with flagstone floors and beamed ceilings. All fully renovated to a very high standard.

View Property

Maison Teyssode

Rental home in West France

Lovely country home sitting in large lawned garden. Fully renovated with high quality interior and original beamed ceilings.

Spacious accommodation over three floors. Ground floor accommodation comprises large farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area. Utility room with two washing machines and dryers. Living room with Netflix and Wi-Fi internet, bathroom.

Further living area on the first floor together with two bedrooms and family bathroom.

View Property

Le Manoir

Holiday home, Andillac, Occitanie

This former master winemaker's house is a high quality, country home with 2.5 hectares of private grounds and beautiful rural views over neighbouring vineyards.

Entrance hallway leading to living room with SmartTV and separate office and, to the right, to the dining room with seating for 12 and french doors with views to the village.

Double doors from the dining room through to the well-equipped kitchen leading on to a further large comfortable sitting room with 4 sofas. Door leading out to secure courtyard and terrace.

View Property

Le Mas des Jardins

Self-catering accommodation with private, heated pool in South West France

Open country setting for this beautiful boutique-style family home, the gardens are designed to flow from the house and be part of your experience.

Superbly presented throughout with high quality fixtures and furnishings and attention to detail, the property sits in 3 hectares of private grounds at the end of a tiny hamlet with uninterrupted, far-reaching views down the valley and over the surrounding countryside.

Lovely farmhouse-style kitchen with Aga and central dining table. Doors lead out to the main dining terrace.

View Property

Domaine de la Causse

Holiday home in South West France

Fully renovated farmhouse set in private grounds with lawned garden and woodland.

The spacious, traditional property offers 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Kitchen and utility room and living and dining rooms. Wi-Fi internet.

Lovely outside space with large lawn and formal gardens. Dining terraces and private pool 9m x 9m.

View Property

Grange de Léou

Holiday home in Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux

This fully renovated property is situated in the heart of the beautiful Pays de Cocagne just 50 minutes from Toulouse airport. High quality accommodation in a country setting, surrounded by 100 acres of meadows and woods.

Private, heated pool 12m x 6m with covered abri, large sun terrace, situated about 200m from the accommodation in an elevated position with far-reaching views to the south and west.

All-weather, championship size private tennis court and practice wall.

View Property

Mas de la Rivière

Holiday home in South West France with private pool

Renovated to a high standard throughout, this is a lovely country retreat for a large family holiday.

15 hectares of private grounds with a large, private, lawned garden with swings, slide and trampoline.

Living accommodation over three floors with kitchen opening to dining terrace, separate living and dining rooms with UK TV channels and Wi-Fi internet.

View Property

This article may contain or reflect personal opinions and cannot be considered contractual.
Full property details and booking terms and conditions are available on the relevant property page(s).
Entry fees, opening hours and other information correct at the time of publishing, May 2019.

Call our reservations team on 0033 607 609 914

© Atkins & Jones Limited.
Pure France™ is a registered trading name of Atkins & Jones Ltd and a registered trademark
Albi | Pure France Holidays