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Department:Haute Garonne
Number of Listed Historic Monuments:205
Toulouse's Tourist Office

tourist sitesTourist Sites (in and around the city)

Magrin Museum and Castle Toulouse tourist site Bonrepos Domain Toulouse tourist site Toulouse Capitolium Toulouse tourist site Castelnaudary Toulouse tourist site Les Jacobins Toulouse tourist site "Canal du Midi" Museum and Gardens Toulouse tourist site Montsaunès Templars Church Toulouse tourist site ...


Toulousethings to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

"Pré de la Fadaise" Festival - The Oldest Festival of France Toulouse activities "Your Guest Is Our Guest" Toulouse activities Ailes Anciennes Toulouse - The Old Wings of Toulouse Toulouse activities Airexpo, the largest airshow the south west of France Toulouse activities Cassoulet Festival Toulouse activities Chocolate Fair Toulouse activities Cite de l'Espace Toulouse activities Comminges Festival Toulouse activities Cooking and Wine Tasting Classes Toulouse activities Festival of Flowers - Luchon Toulouse activities Historic Festival of "Cocagne" in Saint-Felix-Lauragais Toulouse activities Let's Visit Airbus Toulouse activities Medieval Festival of Toulouse -"LES MEDIEVALES DE TOULOUSE" Toulouse activities Museums Toulouse activities Pastel Festival Toulouse activities Piano aux Jacobins Toulouse activities Pipe Organ Concerts Toulouse activities Pipe Organ Music Concerts Toulouse activities Pottery Shops Toulouse activities Revel's Auto Hill Climb Event Toulouse activities Revel's Festival of the Horse Toulouse activities Revel's Saturday Morning Market Toulouse activities Riquet Festival Toulouse activities Saint-Felix-Lauragais Pottery Market Toulouse activities Short Cruises on Canal du Midi and/or Garonne River Toulouse activities Sorèze Saint Jean Medieval Festival Toulouse activities The restaurant of the the "Hospitality School" of Toulouse. Toulouse activities Toulouse à table Toulouse activities Wine Tasting Clases Toulouse activities ...


Toulouse helpful hintsSome Helpful Hints

Toulouse museums are entrance free each first weekend of the month.

A nice way to visit Toulouse center is by foot. Toulouse has a well developed network of subway stations that reach the four corners of the city.

A good way to visit Toulouse is also by bike. Bikes can be rented from one of the 253 bike renting posts of VélôToulouse. A bike ticket can be bought for 1 day, for 7 days, for a month or for 1 year on Internet ( or at the renting posts (first 30 min are free!)

Toulouse short historyToulouse's Short History

The 4th city of France in terms of number of inhabitants Toulouse is known throughout the world mainly as the place where Airbus planes are built!
It is however also an ancient city where history is written on almost each of its stones!
Toulouse was founded 4th centuries BC by Celtic people called the Volques Tectosages.
During the 1st century BC the Romans occupy it and give the city the name Tolosa.
During the roman occupation Tolosa became one of the most important cities of the empire. At the collapse of the Roman Empire the region of Tolouse comes under Visigoth rule, and becomes the...


Toulouse weather patternToulouse Weather Pattern

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