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Go here for a peacefull few minutes if you are in ALBI

Its not the place that is signposted greatly so you will need to look for it but it is worth it... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
henchcook
Peace and quiet reflection

This hidden gem is one of Albi's many surprises which can be discovered around every corner... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
JON O
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All reviews oasis of peace little gem peaceful place beautiful cloister small square tourist town the main shopping street well worth a visit vegetables saint church garden century fragments savour style arches
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Its not the place that is signposted greatly so you will need to look for it but it is worth it because few people go here and it is so peaceful and away from the hustle and bussle of the town during the day. Occasionaly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

This hidden gem is one of Albi's many surprises which can be discovered around every corner - access is up stairs from the street or directly from the Eglise saint Salvi

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JON O
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

As lovely place where you can perch on the walls and savor the serenity. Except there will be tourists in your photo!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

The gardens were very busy and full of students smoking. The area is open and free for the public to wander through. Gardens are pretty and nicely looked after but the smell of cigarette (and something stronger) smoke was off putting and we didn't spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zoe P
Reviewed September 7, 2018

A peaceful place with beautiful colonnades around the central garden. The garden is very well maintained and has some interesting horticultural solutions. Very well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This hidden little cloitre is fast passed. It is a green little haven in this brick town, but nothing special. You can walk straight through it between two streets in the block. Good for a 5 min visit. Free entrance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t know this beautiful and serene hidden spot of the city exist, probably you will miss it, but certainly I recommend a visit to this oasis of peace and lovely small cloister. Look for it, it is worthy

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Its easy to miss this but that would be a mistake. Just off the main shopping street is the entrance to this cloister - its also free. Founded in 1270 this beautiful cloister is romantic, appealing and spiritual. Its only a fragment of the much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We had a flat in the cloister: outstanding! Albi is a lovely city and we're going back there asap - for the food, the wine and the whole experience of SW France in the sunshine.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed January 17, 2018

When we visited the Cloitre, it was lightly raining most of the time. Despite the inclement weather, we were struck by the peaceful nature of the enclosure and garden. We took lots of pictures and would recommend this and the associated church to anyone visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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