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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this town rests peacefully along the Tarn River, inviting relaxed exploration via foot or barge.

Albi is a commune in southern France. It is the prefecture of the Tarn department. It is located on the River Tarn. It was the seat of the Archbishop of Albi and is the seat of the Diocese of Albi. The episcopal city, situated in the center of the actual city, around the cathedral, was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2010. Albi was built around the original cathedral and episcopal group of buildings, red brick and tiles are the main feature of most of the edifices. Albi is one of the main cities built in Languedoc-style red brick. Among the buildings of the town is the Sainte Cecile cathedral, a masterpiece of the Southern Gothic style, built between the 13th and 15th centuries.
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