Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Albi, France

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Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 97 m
Descend 64 m

Explore Albi in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Pont Vieux

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The old bridge is a 150 -meter long bridge located in Albi, France.

Wikipedia: Pont Vieux (Albi) (FR)

476 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Episcopal City of Albi

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The Episcopal City of Albi is an architectural ensemble essentially medieval located in the city of Albi, France. Its construction is marked by red terracotta brick.

Wikipedia: Cité épiscopale d'Albi (FR)

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Musée Toulouse-Lautrec

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The Musée Toulouse-Lautrec is an art museum in Albi, southern France, dedicated mainly to the work of the painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec who was born in Albi. The 13th century building was originally the Bishop's Palace of Albi Cathedral, next to it. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the cathedral.

Wikipedia: Musée Toulouse-Lautrec (EN)

138 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Albi Cathedral

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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia, also known as Albi Cathedral, is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Albi. First built in the aftermath of the Albigensian Crusade, the grim exterior resembles a fortress, but the interior is lavishly decorated with art and sculpture, a very ornate choir screen, and walls in bright blues and golds, in the Toulousian or Southern French Gothic style. It was begun in 1282 and was under construction for 200 years. It is claimed to be the largest brick building in the world. In 2010 the cathedral, along with its episcopal buildings, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its unique architecture and the remarkable consistency in its design.

Wikipedia: Albi Cathedral (EN)

248 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Église Saint-Salvi

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The Saint-Salvi collegiate church of Albi is an old collegiate church located in Albi, in the southwest of France.

Wikipedia: Collégiale Saint-Salvi (FR), Website

242 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Maison Enjalbert

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The Enjalbert house [who?] Is a building located in Albi, in France.

Wikipedia: Maison Enjalbert (FR)

1065 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Temple protestant

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The Reformed Temple of Albi is located in Albi, the capital of the French department of Tarn. Founded in 1871, the parish is part of the United Protestant Church of France.

Wikipedia: Temple réformé d'Albi (FR)

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