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Albi from the River Tarn

Albi: a medieval southern French town with a violent past

Destination: Albi

Often overlooked in favour of Toulouse or Carcassonne, the town of Albi, at the centre of the anti-Cathar crusades and the woad trade, has a lot to offer the cultural visitor

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Looking down on Roquefixade castle and the valley below it

On the Cathar trail in France

Destination: Carcassonne

Retrace the footsteps of the ancient Cathars as you follow the spectacular Chemin des Bonshommes walking route in the heart of southwestern France

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