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  • Canal du Midi à velo, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Canal du Midi à velo - © Dominique Viet

    Canal du Midi à velo, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Canal du Midi à velo - © Dominique Viet

  • Aeroscopia, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Aeroscopia Museum - © Chloe Sabatier

    Aeroscopia, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Aeroscopia Museum - © Chloe Sabatier

  • Tangopostale, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    © Tangopostale

    Tangopostale, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    © Tangopostale

  • Marché Saint-Aubain, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Saint-Aubin market - © Dominique Viet

    Marché Saint-Aubain, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Saint-Aubin market - © Dominique Viet

  • Stade Toulousain, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Rugby at the Stade Toulousain - © Karine Lhemon

    Stade Toulousain, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France

    Rugby at the Stade Toulousain - © Karine Lhemon

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Touch the sky

Visit the Aeroscopia museum where you’ll discover a unique collection of more than 30 legendary planes, including two Concordes, a Super Guppy and the A400M. Toulouse is the birthplace of global civil and military aviation, and Aeroscopia perfectly represents its rich aviation heritage.

Walk the Walk

Get in touch with Toulouse’s secrets and take a walking tour with the tourist office to discover the city’s hidden art and architectural gems. Cross the Pont Neuf and discover the cosmopolitan district of Saint-Cyprien, a vibrant district where you’ll find the Passerelle Viguerie, a 140m long walkway above the water alongside the Hopital de la Grave, you’ll get goose bumps at the views over Toulouse. There are plenty of little restaurants with a Bohemian ambiance, a covered market and popular bars.

Sparkling and cool

The 240km long Canal du Midi was built under the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, and flows from Sète to Toulouse. It was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1996. Make the most of the sunshine with a relaxing boat trip on the River Garonne or the Canal du Midi or take a bike ride alongside the water, the feel good factor is guaranteed...

Feel the grass tickle as you take a break on the banks of the Garonne, in the summer head to the Toulouse Plages, the city beaches which are created at three sites along the Garonne and provide free entertainment for all.

Let’s Dance

Spring marks the beginning of the dance season, the squares of the city centre become open-air stages. Each weekend, you’re invited to perform Lindy Pop, The Charleston, salsa, bachata, and Toulouse’s favourite dance – tango.

Flea market fun

Browse at the monthly flea market on the first weekend of every month, from Friday to Sunday. Visit the daily book and flower markets for local colour and culture.

Rugby mad

Rugby is revered in Toulouse, watch a match at the 19,000-seater Stade Toulousain and get caught up in the atmosphere of excitement and passion for the game.

 

Around and about in Haute-Garonne

Just a 30 minute car trip from Toulouse takes you to Montgiscard where you can meander through streets as bells from the old gothic church chime out. Sample authentic cuisine and craft in the markets of Avignonet-Lauragais a further 20 minutes away, a once bustling hub for the 16th century pastel trade. In under an hour you can be in Château de Laréole to relax amongst peaceful orchards or seek more nature in the gorgeous forest of Bouconne only 40 minutes from Toulouse centre. There is no shortage of delights to amaze and wonder in this rich and diverse southern region.

 

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