Toulouse

In Toulouse, experience “la vie en rose” in the “ville rose”, a city aptly named for the pink hue of its brick-built architecture. Enjoy the warmth and gastronomy of southwest France, with its sunshine and festive ambience, in a city that is Europe’s aviation and space capital.

Place du Capitole à Toulouse
©OT Toulouse/D.VIET
  Toulouse: rendez-vous in the city

 

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  • Step on board the legendary Concorde or the giant A380 at Aéroscopia
  • Walk on the moon or the planet Mars at the Cité de l'Espace
  • Watch a rugby match featuring local team Stade Toulousain and enjoy the post-match atmosphere in Place Saint Pierre
  • In the old town, discover the hidden courtyards of the private mansions of former woad merchants, a plant considered as blue gold in bygone days
 
  • Enjoy a sunset picnic on the banks of the Garonne
  • Take a romantic stroll through the Jardin Japonais and its cherry trees opposite the Pavillon des Thés
  • Head out on a journey of adventure by boat or bicycle along the Canal du Midi, also known as the Canal des Deux Mers, a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site
 
  • Lunch with the locals in one of the 5 typical and convivial restaurants in the Victor Hugo market
  • Wander through France’s second most important natural history museum, marvelling at the Wall of Skeletons, which is unique in Europe
  • Stand in awe in the sumptuous reception rooms of the Capitole building, one of the emblems of the city