Things to see and do - Toulouse
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Toulouse Travel guide
Toulouse : Michelin's recommendations
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
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..
Place du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
Prix Prices from : 104 €
This hotel is located in central Toulouse, 100 metres from the Capitole Metro station. This historical hotel has a flowered courtyard and a spa area with a sauna, hammam and massage treatments. The Grand Hotel de l’Opera offers air-conditioned rooms..
8 rue Rivals F - 31000 Toulouse
Prix Prices from : 67 €
Located in the heart of Toulouse, the Hotel Albert 1er is within walking distance of the famous Place du Capitole and other main attractions. An environment friendly hotel, it has received the European Ecolablel. The rooms are equipped with air-cond..
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...
60 r. des Tourneurs F - 31000 Toulouse
Do not hesitate to come and look at the reflection of Lo Specchio (mirror in Italian), which is located in a small street in the centre of the so-called Ville Rose (Pink City). In a friendly atmosphere, you can taste fresh and colourful cooking, in c..
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..
7 pl. du Capitole F - 31000 Toulouse
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.
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 ..