A fifty kilometers north of Toulouse, in the department of Tarn, Albi remained known for a particularly bloody chapter in the history of France, the Crusade Albigensian: the thirteenth century, a terrible crackdown on the Cathars, that the Catholic church wants to see disappear! always solid witness of those remote times, the St. Cecilia Cathedral of Albi is an imposing fortified monument of brick construction took almost two hundred years! The cathedral dominates the old Albi, a beautiful historic center. You can not miss the Palace of Berbie, which houses the walls erected in the thirteenth a museum devoted to Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi born painter.