Toulouse Lautrec Museum
The Grand Hôtel d'Orléans d'Albi is ideally located less than 2 km from the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, a true cultural gem nestled in the heart of this historic city. This museum, dedicated to one of France's greatest post-impressionist artists, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, is housed in the Palais de la Berbie, a former episcopal palace dating from the 13th century.
The interior of the museum reveals an exceptional collection of Toulouse-Lautrec's work, tracing his artistic evolution, from his beginnings to his emblematic illustrations of Parisian life during the Belle Époque. His paintings, drawings and posters brilliantly depict the excitement of the cabarets and brothels of Montmartre, featuring figures like the dancer Jane Avril or the singer Yvette Guilbert.
Visiting this museum means diving into the vibrant and colorful world of Lautrec, while discovering the rich and fascinating history of Albi. For art and history lovers, it is an essential stopover during a stay in the region.