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What to see in Toulouse

Toulouse Attractions


The soft rose-coloured bricks that give Toulouse its nickname, 'The Pink City', belong to beautiful historic buildings that make up the town centre. The Capitole building is the star attraction, with both municipal offices and the Théâtre National du Capitole housed within; while the 11-century St Sernin Basilica is among the largest in the world. Other beautiful buildings worth visiting include the Hôtel d'Assézat, the Musée des Augustins, and Les Jacobins Monastery, which houses relics of Thomas Aquinas.

Toulouse's attractions are not limited to the historical, however, as the Cite De L'espace theme park celebrates the city's large aerospace industry with flight-themed interactive exhibits and a huge planetarium. This amusement park cum educative museum will enthrall children and adults alike.

Boat trips are a great way to relax and take in the sights of Toulouse, and are conducted along the Garonne River. Pretty parks like the Japanese gardens also offer places to sit and relax or run around and play in, depending on your age and energy levels. There are many parks and green spaces in Toulouse which adds to the aesthetic appeal of the city.


Albi

While Toulouse is known as the 'pink city' for its facebrick buildings, Albi is often called the 'red city' due to the…

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Cite De L'espace

This theme park in Toulouse has its head firmly in the clouds, dedicating its 8.6 acres (3.5 hectares) to celebrating…

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St Sernin Basilica

Of the many beautiful buildings in Toulouse, the St Sernin Basilica is one that should not be missed. The church, built…

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