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A respite from crowds

As lovely place where you can perch on the walls and savor the serenity. Except there will be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JillConnecticut
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Connecticut
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Really peaceful

A peaceful place with beautiful colonnades around the central garden. The garden is very well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nemanja1205
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Serbia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Zoe P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 10 July 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.

Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed 14 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 18 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 11 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
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