Hôtel Reynès (16th century)
A true gem of the Renaissance, this private mansion was built for Roger Reynès, a merchant prominent in the pastel trade at the beginning of the 16th century. The beautiful interior courtyard, which combines brick and stonework, is bordered on one side by an Italian-inspired galley loggia, and on the other by busts of Francis I and his second wife, Elenanor of Hapsburg.
The tower which stands over the court originally belonged to Saint-Jacques hospital, today the Prefecture.
Hôtel Reynès (siglo XVI)
Joya de Renacimiento albigense, esta casa señorial fue construida por Roger Reynès, un rico comerciante de añil de principios del siglo XVI.
En el patio interior se combinan ladrillo y piedra. Además de la hermosa galería renacentista, pueden
La torre que domina el patio pertenecía originalmente al hospital de Santiago, sede actual de la prefectura.
Erected by Ville d’Albi.
Location. 43° 55.671′ N, 2° 8.821′ E. Marker is in Albi, Midi-Pyrénées, in Tarn Département. Marker is on Rue Timbal. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Rue Timbal, Albi, Midi-Pyrénées 81000, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le bourg Saint-Salvi (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hôtel de Fenasse (about 210 meters away); Le Castelnau (about 240 meters away); L’hôtel Séré de Rivières (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Les berges du Tarn (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Le palais de la Berbie (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Le pont Vieux (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); La Temporalité (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albi.
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