toulouse

Hello, toulouse

Toulouse can only be evoked with emotion and excitement. The city seduces and amazes the visitor with its cultural dynamism and its youth shining a new light over an otherwise traditional and typically French town. It resolutely is a charming and vibrant city, where tourists and locals alike can enjoy a certain nonchalance, while following the river from one activity to the other. Tinted in pink and lighten up by the Southern sun, Toulouse is a true gem in the French province.

Shopping

The Shopping to Visit

Mother and son buying green peas at market

The Cristal Market

Marché Cristal is a bustling outdoor market featuring a wide variety of farm-fresh goods including fruits, vegetables, cheese, bread, and delicious rotisserie chicken. You'll find plenty of locals shopping here for their daily or weekly needs. The market is open every day except for Mondays.

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Rue de Rome

Rue de Rome is probably best known for shopping, in fact, it is THE shopping street in Toulouse, where you can find mostly shoe stores and clothing retailers but also a few designer shops, second-hand gems, and a few odd but intriguing little boutiques.

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Antique things

Les Carmes

Les Carmes, set in the historical part of Toulouse is mainly known for the abundance of restaurants but during the day it is home to antique shops and a spread bohemian soul. Come and look for yourself.

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Market

Markets at Place Victor Hugo

The covered markets at Place Victor Hugo are definitely worth a visit. An ideal morning of wondering among the stalls burgeoning with fresh fish, vegetables, garlic and ripe flavorsome cheese. A good spot to try a few local specialties in a few bites.

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Galeries Lafayette

The Galeries Lafayette, France's most famous and prestigious department store, contains a large choice of brands in any kind of products, mainly clothing and cosmetics. Bonus in Toulouse, the top floor offers what is possibly the best view in the city. If you don't go there to shop, just run upstairs and observe the view.

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Assorted vintage items, clocks, cameras, flasks, sextant, lamps behind shop window.

Les Puces d'Oc

Closer to a bazaar than a boutique, Les Puces d'Oc is a joyful mess of... everything! From antique furniture pieces to random objects, the only thing they have in common is that they have nothing in common. For sure you will find a special item to bring back home.

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