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At approximately 50km from the central Pyrenees, Toulouse has been the capital of Occitania since the time of Raymond and the Counts of Toulouse. During the crusade against the Albigensians, they symbolised the resistance of well-read and tolerant Southern France against the invasion of Simon de Montfort's "Barons from the North". Toulouse prospered from the woad business, and kept its status by becoming the aeronautical capital of Europe thanks to Airbus.
Tourist attractions Toulouse : Things to see and do
F - 31000 Toulouse
Old Toulouse boasts a number of truly beautiful buildings, starting with St-Sernin Basilica and Place du Capitole, two of the town's emblematic places, the Musée Saint-Raymond, the Hôtel d'Assézat and Bemberg Foundation, the Musée des Augustins and t..
pl. St-Sernin F - 31000 Toulouse
The biggest and most beautiful Romanesque church of the Midi. It holds the largest number of relics in France, particularly, the sepulchre of Saint Saturnin, first bishop of Toulouse. The chevet, partly made of stone, and the five story eight-sided c..
r. Lakanal F - 31000 Toulouse
The Jacobin convent is a fine example of 13C and 14C southern French Gothic architecture. The enormous church has a double nave and seven columns supporting a 28m-high vault. The famous "palm tree" is made up of a column and 22 alternately ..
8-10 Rue Romiguieres F - 31000 Toulouse
Prix Prices from : 109 €
Set in central Toulouse, Grand Balcon Hotel is a 4-star hotel featuring a 1930s décor and a 24-hour reception. It offers air-conditioned guest rooms with an iPod docking station and free Wi-Fi access. A flat-screen TV, a minibar and a Nespresso coff..
2, Rue du Taur F - 31000 Toulouse
Prix Prices from : 60 €
The Taur is located in Toulouse's historic centre, 20 metres from the Place de Capitole. It offers en suite accommodation with TVs, and free Wi-Fi is available in the lounge. Breakfast is served each morning, in the Taur’s dining room or in the gues..
7 Place Du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
Located in Toulouse City Centre, Crowne Plaza Toulouse is a 5-star hotel set 80 metres from Théâtre du Capitole Opéra House. It features a fitness centre and an interior courtyard with a fountain and sculptures. Each soundproofed room includes a fla..
Leisure activities Toulouse
Experience the finest of French cuisine at Les Beaux Arts brasserie, renowned for its fresh shellfish and oysters. The brasserie's terrace overlooking the River Garonne is the perfect place to enjoy an opulent two- or three-course meal. Named after ..
1 pl. du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
Stéphane Tournié's restaurant offers consistent high quality. He focuses on the basics and does it extremely well. There is an emphasis on top quality ingredients (preferably organic), skill, expertise, finesse and good taste. The restaurant has an a..
5 pl. du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
A prime location in the heart of the pink city and a superb turn-of-the-20C interior characterise the historic interior of owner Christian Constant's bistro. The locals flock here to sample regional classics: authentic cassoulet, mimosa eggs, and so ..
7 pl. du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
21 bd A. -Duportal F - 31000 Toulouse
Slightly out of the city centre, Michel Sarran's restaurant is the reference in Toulouse. It would be a sacrilege not to salute such well-executed cooking, which clearly bears the stamp of the chef's personality and showcases exceptional ingredients...
2 pl. Auguste-Albert F - 31000 Toulouse
Passion and professionalism characterise this establishment's young chef and his team. In partial view of diners, they create contemporary cuisine using the finest produce. Sterling work, best enjoyed from the comfort of a Chesterfield.
24 pl. de la Bourse F - 31000 Toulouse
A contemporary designer restaurant in the heart of the old town. Find warm tones, dark wood and fine dining with a commensurate choice of wines. Creative cuisine served in a setting with atmosphere.