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ALBI HOLIDAY RENTAL

Sleeps 2-3
ADSL Internet Wifi
Renovated modern interior in 17th century residence
Once owned by Toulouse Lautrec Family
Double bedroom
Large Apartment
Rose Garden terrace
1 minute walk to shops, restaurants
Less than 5 minutes walk to Toulouse-Lautrec Museum


Stay in this contemporarally designed apartment, tastefully integrated within an 17th century house, once owned by the Toulouse Lautrec family, with large rose garden terrace, at the center of Albi -with its magnificent Toulouse Lautrec Exhibition center, and the glorious fortified cathedral.

Access: The Albi railway station is 5 minutes walk with TGV connections (via Toulouse). International airports: Toulouse (35 mins), Carcassonne (2 hours), Castres/Mazamet (60 mins).

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Albi à la mode, is close to great restaurants,
lovely shops, as well as the Toulouse Lautrec
museum, and outstanding Albi Cathedral


DETAILS OF ACCOMMODATION

The apartment, is in an 17th century building in one of the quiet streets of Albi, a short walk to the Toulouse Lautrec Museum, Sainte-Cecile Cathedral, and the many shops, restaurants, and cafés of this charming red brick town.

One enters via a large exterior street entrance with secure door that opens into a lovely renovated central stairway, and hallway, dating back 400 years.

The large apartment, on the second floor, has recently been renovated to a high stardard. White walls, wood floors, bathroom and kitchen with doors out to a large rose garden terrace

Entry is the main living dining room with American style kitchen with central aisle, with door to bedroom, bathroom, and terrace.

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Kitchen looking towards entrance area


The kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine, cooking hob, oven.

The bedroom has a double bed.

The bathroom has large shower, with washbasin, and WC.

The living dining space has dining table to seat 4, a leather couch and comfortable chairs.

There also is available a single bed suitable for an adult, to one side of the living space.

The walls are decorated with wall hangings and paintings. Double doors open out onto the rose garden terrace, that looks over gardens

On the ground floor level there is a garden, with chairs for relaxing on or reading a book, or having that special cup of coffee or glass of wine!

There is high speed internet accessed via wifi.

Recommendation:

"Very clean, spacious and comfortable apartment, stylishly fitted out. Well located in the historic centre. We loved our stay in Albi which is a beautiful town. We would definitely return and stay here again."

Judith, from Nottingham, UK. July 2015


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Fully equipped kitchen

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Bedroom

rose garden terrace with views
Rose garden terrace with views of Albi
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Entrance to bedroom
albi rental accommodation
Dining area with doors to terrace

albi apartment rental entrance
Looking out of bedroom
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Looking into bedroom

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Looking from kitchen into living room

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Entrance to rose garden terrace

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Garden.

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Walk to Le Papillon Restaurant


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Location of Albi rental


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Sainte-Cecile Cathedral, Albi

ALBI

Albi is 35 minutes drive from Toulouse, impressively situated on the River Tarn, amongst rolling hills, gorges, vineyards, farmland and woods. The lively town has events all year round, in addition to its famous sights.

The red bricked town is crowned by 2 churches - Sainte-Cecile Cathedral, a 13th century fortress church, a masterpiece of Southern Gothic architecture, with 78 metre bell tower, huge 15C medieval painting of the Last Judgment (originally 200 metres wide), and a highly ornate rood screen; and St Salvi's Collegiate Church with quiet cloister.

The neighbouring Archbishops Palace "Palais de la Berbie" with stern red walls, and decorative garden, overlooking the river Tarn, now houses the Toulouse-Lautrec museum, with over 2000 of his paintings. Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi, at his family's mansion at Hotel du Bosc, close by.

Albi - has events year round, from a large carnival in February, nearby car racing in March, and May; a huge flea market in June; numerous theatre and music festivals through July, and August; a book fair in October, film festival and art salon in November, and Christmas concerts and fair in December

SURROUNDING AREA

The surrounding area of Albi, is glorious walking country full of interesting villages and sights to visit.

3 kms away is Lescure, an ancient fortified village with beautiful Norman church. Near too, is Gaillac, with its famous wines, Abbey church, and the 15c Chateau of Mauriac. Closer to Toulouse, is the village of Lisle-sur-Tarn, - a pretty medieval bastide village, with arcaded walkways, central square, and ancient houses; for those with a sweet tooth - there is also a chocolate museum.

Visit too, Monestiés, medieval village, with lovely gothic church; Réalmont, with plaza with covered walkway, and circular farm; Graulhet, with leather exhibitions; Cordes-sur-Ciel - proclaimed one of the most beautiful villages in France, with gothic sculpted facades, art galleries, shops, and a stunning hilltop; and Bruniquel, a breathtaking castle above the Aveyron river.

For those seeking cosmopolitan excitement Toulouse is only 35 minutes, with exceptional art galleries, its Saint Sernin basilica, the broad Place du Capitole, restaurants, theater, night life - you can even visit where the Airbus is built!

ACCESS

The Albi railway station is 5 minutes walk with TGV connections (via Toulouse). International airports: Toulouse (35 mins), Carcassonne (2 hours), Castres/Mazamet (60 mins).

TRAVEL AND PROPERTY INFORMATION

Ryanair -
excellent air travel at Carcassonne, Beziers, Perpignan, Montpellier, Nimes, Rodez, Bergerac to London, Bristol, Birmingham, Frankfurt, Liverpool, Dublin, Cork, Shannon, East Midlands, Brussels.

EasyJet
- air travel to Bristol, London Gatwick, Madrid, Paris Orly from Toulouse Airport

Toulouse International Airport


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