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The Tarn and the surrounding area - Tourism & Culture

Albi - The red town: at 20 min Consult Albi Tourist Office

Albi on the river Tarn and the cathedral Saint Cecile

- Cathedral 'Sainte-Cécile' : Gothic masterpiece XIII-XVI century

- Museum Toulouse-Lautrec: more than 1000 works of art by the artist who was born in Albi
Tel : 05 63 71 5927

- 'Palais de la Berbie Musée Lapérouse' devoted to the famous explorer, Lapérouse - XVIII century
Tel : 05 63 46 01 87

- Boat trips by barge on the river Tarn

Cordes-sur-ciel - at 45 min- included in the itinerary of the 'bastides albigeoises' (fortified towns).

Tourist Office tel : 05 63 56 00 52 Cordes-Sur-Ciel

- Historically important medieval city and one of the most visited sites in Europe

- 'Maison du Grand Fauconnier' - Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art

- Embroidery Workshop with 100 year old looms still working today
« La Gaudane » Tel : 05.63.53.09.82

Gaillac and its vineyards: 35 min

Gaillac

- 'Musée de L’Abbaye Saint-Michel', museum of vineyards and Gaillac wine
Tel : 05 63 57 70 60

vineyards around Gaillac

- Chateau museum of the Cayla at Andillac
situated in the northern vineyards of Gaillac.
Cultural events : literature, poems
tel : 05 63 33 90 30

Toulouse - 'la ville Rose' 1 hour Tourist Office

Place Capitole Toulouse

dove cote in the TarnIn the region, discover the circuit of dove cotes : Albi, Lombers, Lautrec, Lavaur, Graulhet
Museum of Pastel at the 'ChAteau de Magrin' at 40 min tel  : 05 63 70 63 82
Chateau dating from the XIIth century on the route of pastel.  The chateau has a pastel dryer and a windmill used to crush the plant.

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