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Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy

Rue Maries, Albi, France
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Worth tracking down, really charming and evocative

The cloisters now have a lovely garden but still retain the atmosphere of the life of the original... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catherine C
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Bath, United Kingdom
Very small cloister

This is situated behind the Saint Salvy Church. A very small cloister with a few trees and shrubs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica_W8_10
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Rue Maries, Albi, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cloisters now have a lovely garden but still retain the atmosphere of the life of the original residents, the monks. Follow the signs carefully!

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is situated behind the Saint Salvy Church. A very small cloister with a few trees and shrubs. There are stone seats under the shade which is a nice place to rest if you have been walking all round Albi.

Thank Monica_W8_10
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We just happened upon this lovely smaller cathedral for nuns. We enjoyed this as it was more intimate than the huge cathedral nearby.

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A quiet oasis in the middle of a mercantile area. A gathering spot for locals who want a nice quiet respite in the middle of the day. Lovely spot really.

Thank Micheline C
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely old small cloisters . Beautifully planted with access from two streets. Quiet break from busy streets. Well worth the visit.

Thank Vsm09
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were in Toulouse in last Christmas and visited this place. This appeared to me the best appealing Cathedral I had ever seen. We reached here on our Day 5. by train. We took 09-15am train and reached at Albi Ville station at 10 -25am....More

1  Thank DPMALLIC
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Free entry and does not close for lunch. Small cloisters hidden off city centre streets with some lovely old dwellings inside. Follow the path round to the small square and see the church from the rear and the small houses tucked into the square. Small...More

2  Thank JonBunston
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Albi is absolutely not a stressful frantic place, but if you are feeling a bit tired after exploring the interesting medieval streets and alleyways, this is a good place to come and relax. The church itself is interesting, not least because of the extraordinary mix...More

Thank ninianom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The most beautiful cloister, off a street in Albi, easily missed if you don't know about it Magnificent architecture and lovely, well-tended flower beds.

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Well worth stopping for a short visit along with the Collegiate Saint Salvy church. The church and cloisters are attached and it is a peaceful interlude from the crowds outside. In the garden are the flowers and unusually, vegetables which was a really pleasant change....More

Thank Anthony S
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