Hello, toulouse

Tinted in pink and lightened up by the Southern sun, Toulouse is a charming and lively city that often gets overlooked by tourists in favour of other French destinations. However, those who do visit will be treated to an enchanting experience. Toulouse boasts a rich history, modern vibrancy, and stunning architecture. The city is also an aerospace hub and takes pride in its strong culinary tradition. Its lush parks provide a peaceful escape while the Garonne River serves as a picturesque background for a delightful night stroll.

To Do & To See

Plenty of things to do and see

aircraft building

Manatour — Let's Visit Airbus

As the world capital of aeronautics and the birthplace of the renowned Airbus, Toulouse is a hub for aviation enthusiasts. For a really exceptional visit, head to the Lagardère site, 10 km from Toulouse, and learn everything there is to know about how a plane is built, how a plane functions, and how it is tested. Several tours are organised on different themes: discovery experience, panoramic visit, and green tour.

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The Basilica of St. Sernin

Basilica of Saint-Sernin

The Basilica of Saint Sernin, Europe's largest Romanesque church, is home to the tomb of Saint Sernin, a bishop and martyr who played a crucial role in the spread of Christianity in Toulouse. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, this magnificent basilica is a must-visit destination that boasts impressive ceilings and marble decorations that serve as a testament to its illustrious history, including its significant role as a pilgrimage site.

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Ornate old wooden door detail of the Church of the Jacobins in Toulouse, France.

Church of the Jacobins

Comprised of a church, a convent, and a cloister, the Convent of the Jacobins houses the remains of its patron, St Thomas Aquinas. Its stunning walls and ceiling provide a beautiful backdrop for concerts and exhibitions that are regularly hosted in the building. If you only have time to visit one church in the city, this should be it.

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Cité de l'Espace, Toulouse, France

Cité de l'Espace — Space City

Follow the stars and discover the mysteries of the universe in this fascinating scientific discovery centre located on the outskirts of Toulouse. Top sights and activities include the Astreala planetarium, real spaceships, the weather forecast planner you can partake in and the space training for adults and children.

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Musée Augustins Toulouse

Musée des Augustins

Located in the heart of the city, this museum of fine arts provides visitors with a unique opportunity to stroll through the historic surroundings of an Augustinian monastery and marvel at its impressive collection of sculptures and paintings from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century.

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The Canal du midi, Toulouse, France

Canal du Midi

Take a peaceful break from the city with a walk along the canal banks pathways or an energetic bike ride on the 40km bike path stretching from Toulouse to Port Lauragais on the south bank. Don't forget to bring your camera!

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