Toulouse Things to Do

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  • 1. Jacobins Church & Cloister

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the big landmarks in the city. I’d visited when I lived here, but wanted to go back. Unfortunately, it was in the middle of major renovation work - open, but a mess. It was built in 1230 by...

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  • 2. Place du Capitole

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    ... or plaça del Capitòli in Occitan. The civic centre of the city. You have the Capitole on the east side and the arcade with brasseries etc on the west. A market - general goods - operates in...

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  • 3. Outside Toulouse - Excursions

    Montauban is a vigorous city (pop. 51K) . It began as a bastides and traces remain at the city center. It sits above the west bank of the river Tarn next to its old bridge that now connects a suburb...

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  • 4. St. Sernin Basilica

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the city’s landmarks. The church was begun in 1280 but not completed until the 14th century. An important stop for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostella. Big, old and impressive....

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  • 5. St. Etienne Cathedral

    4 out of 5 stars

    The leaflet, in English, at the entrance explains: "The Cathedral of St-Stephen surprises and puzzles the visitor whether one looks at it from inside or from outside, since it is the result of a...

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  • 6. Gardens-Jardins

    This is a very nice garden I discovered while walking downtown to the Musée Georges Labit. Trees, flowers, fountains operating at full stream and thereby masking the noise of traffic around the...

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  • 7. Walking - Les Rues

    Indeed Toulouse is very interesting city to spend a day, better see it fully, plenty to see.Dont know your interests but the Airbus tour at taxiway is great, and the cité de l'espace is an...

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  • 8. La Garonne

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The river flows north through the city centre, and is a real focal point. The main bridges in the centre are the Pont Neuf and the Pont St Pierre. Views from both are wonderful, and from the Pont St...

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  • 9. Musée des Augustins

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In my opinion this is the best museum in Toulouse. The works of art are presented in the sumptuous setting of the church and the chapter houses of the old Augustins convent. The visit begin with the...

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  • 10. Museums others

    In fact there are two small museums in the left wing of the Hotel Dieu Saint-Jacques: The Museum of the History of Medicine and the Museum of Medical Instruments of the Hospitals of Toulouse. To get...

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  • 11. Places - Squares others

    Place Jean-Jaurès greets you as you leave the Tourist Information centre and head towards Rue d'Alsace-Lorraine. The park, which has various playground pieces and is almost always full of shrieking...

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  • 12. Markets - Marchés

    We had no accommodation booked for our first night in Toulouse, and as it was too late to search afar without risking divorce, so we booked into a rather bland place that had one thing to recommend...

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  • 13. Churches Others

    lots of history with this old Church just past the capitole on your way to St Sernin basilica. it has a grand...

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  • 14. Hôtels Renaissance Mansions

    This striking mansion was just down the street from where I was staying (rue de la Dalbade) It is known by several different names, the most common being the Hotel de Pierre (pierre meaning "rock")....

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  • 15. Musée des Antiques - St Raymond

    5 out of 5 stars

    a wonderful antiques museum right around from the basilica St Sernin. it is at the old hospital Saint Raymond from the 16C, it houses objects and sculptures ,busts ,stones from antiquity ,romans to...

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  • 16. Canal du Midi

    The Canal du Midi is the other major waterway of Toulouse is the Canal du Midi, and unlike the River Garonne, it is man-made. You can go on river cruises here too, but I somehow think that it is...

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  • 17. Culture

    One of the great opportunities a city break to France affords, is the chance to do a bit of posing. Plenty of opportunity in Toulouse's lovely teashops. (Note the wine glasses, however, to the...

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  • 18. Briques roses - Pink bricks

    4 out of 5 stars

    If in combination with dressed stone as on the facade of the Capitole (photo n°1) or some private buildings (n°2) bricks in all their shades are pleasant to look at, there are public or religious...

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  • 19. Ancient Toulouse Romaine -

    A certains endroits de la ville, le visiteur averti peut voir des vestiges du mur d'enceinte romain qui entourait entièrement la cité. Bien peu d'habitants de la ville savent eux-même ce que sont...

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  • 20. Les Abattoirs

    This is is a modern art complex in the St Cyprien part of the city, just across the river from the city centre. As the name suggests, it used to be the city’s...

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  • 21. Trips and Tours available

    One thing that was a bit difficult to research from home was what the availability of organized tours was. I was looking more for tours that went to nearby...

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  • 22. Ponts Jumeaux

    Walking along this pont and choose one of 3 canal it's exciting thing to do.The Ponts Jumeaux (English: Twin Bridges) is the point at which the Canal du Midi...

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  • 23. Pont Neuf

    Pont Neuf, new bridge dosen"t look new to me !!!.Built over the river Garonne between 1544 and 1632 [ long time ] The design is an arch bridge built in stone...

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  • 24. Walking

    Walking along the canal, see the beauty of this canal especially autumn, it's a must thing to do.... enjoy the moment and the beauty...

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  • 25. Cathédrale Saint-Étienne (Cathedral)

    This Cathedral was built during a long period of time: 11th to 17th century. Not to miss the rose window, very similar to the one in Notre-Dame in Paris.

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