Cordes-sur-Ciel is an amazing village in the Tarn department in the French South West. It is, in my eyes, one of the most beautiful villages in the country, and it should be on everyone’s itinerary when they visit France. I could tell you more about it, but many people […]
Today, I’m ending my series of posts about Albi with a few lines and pictures about the Palais de la Berbie. The palace was built in the 13th Century by Durand de Beaucaire who was Albi’s Bishop at the time. The fortress (because it is a fortress) was […]
A couple of months ago I told you about Cathedral Saint Cecilia in Albi. Sure, you may have thought it was beautiful, impressive, unique, but maybe you were not totally sure what was the big deal about it. Maybe that was because you hadn’t seen how it’s like inside […]
While most of the town of Albi is a very “normal” French town, the neighborhoods around the Cathedral are quite picturesque. Well, I guess Albi is a very normal French town after all, as pretty much any French town also has a few picturesque neighborhoods.
About a year ago, after a long and cold winter, we decided to go to Albi for our first outing of 2011 (ok, I don’t remember how cold and how long last winter was, but for me even one day of winter is too long, and one day of […]