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

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

"Festival Aerospatial" Toulouse activities "Pré de la Fadaise" Festival - The Oldest Festival of France Toulouse activities "Your Guest Is Our Guest" Toulouse activities Historic Festival of "Cocagne" in Saint-Felix-Lauragais Toulouse activities Medieval Festival of the Fig Tree in Verfeil 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 Cite de l'Espace Toulouse activities Comminges Festival Toulouse activities Festival of Flowers - Luchon Toulouse activities Francazal Air Show Toulouse activities Let's Visit Airbus Toulouse activities Museums Toulouse activities Piano aux Jacobins Toulouse activities Pottery Shops Toulouse activities Revel's Auto Hill Climb Event 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 Medieval Festival Toulouse activities Street Music Festival in Saint Felix de Lauragais Toulouse activities The restaurant of the the "Hospitality School" of Toulouse. Toulouse activities Toques d'Oc - The great chefs cook for you Toulouse activities Toulouse à table Toulouse activities Trinity Sunday Festival 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!)

Free wifi available in the following open space locations of Toulouse:
Place Saint Pierrre, Place du Capitole, Saint Cyprien and the south part of rue d'Alsace, Cours Dillon and the high part of the Place de la Dorade. Password: Toulouse_wifi

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...


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