Flying into Toulouse recently (direct flights with easyJet from the UK to Toulouse-Blagnac), my mission, to find out more about the Tarn area of Midi-Pyrenees, I have completely fallen for the medieval city of Albi. How could you not do so when presented with this Italianate view every morning? The weir here makes a pleasant perspective but it also provides electricity for the town. Very green.
Staying at the 56-room, comfortable and very friendly Hotel Mercure, the only hotel in France classified as an historic monument (a former mill built in 1770), I looked out at – to the right, the fortress cathedral of Sainte-Cecile (built surprising in brick) and the old Pont Vieux or Old Bridge, one of the most historic in France. Unbeatable. Day or night.
Contributor: Sue Lowry
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