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Hidden treasure

If you don’t know this beautiful and serene hidden spot of the city exist, probably you will miss... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovely - a small piece of perfection

Its easy to miss this but that would be a mistake. Just off the main shopping street is the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
ESVincent
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Hong Kong, China
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All reviewsoasis of peacelittle gemnice place to restbeautiful cloistersmall squaretourist townthe main shopping streetwell worth the visitvegetablessaintchurchcenturycloisteredgardenfragmentsstylearches
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 13 June 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

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 11 June 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

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 9 May 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.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 17 January 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

Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 28 November 2017

In the mayhem of a tourist town, this is a true gem which gives instant peace a calm. The gardens are beautiful and the cloistered walkways a real change from the street outside. Very difficult not to feel instant relaxation

Thank OrlanB
Reviewed 10 November 2017

How many people today understand what it is to be cloistered: to be shut up in a convent or monastery, to be secluded from the wider world? At the suggestion of a friend, I ducked down a pedestrian street and up some stairs to pop...More

Thank GAIL T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This small square "garden" planted with herbs and vegetables in the style of a medieval "potager". Looks like an untreated garden and not well-kept. Visiting "this site" took no more than 5 minutes, just walked around. We spent more time to find this place than...More

Thank tk3232
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A delightful tranquil gem in the heart of Albi, with interesting pottager style gardens, well labelled. It was lovely to sit in the archways of the cloister and just rest.

Thank YogaChris
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Hidden cloister, which you access from two different pedestrian streets. It's from the 13th Century, with a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic, and only part of the arched gallery is left. There's a peaceful and well cared veggie garden. You'll leave with a feeling of...More

Thank Laura D
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