Toulouse Travel Guide


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    Even if the city is situated on the banks of the River Garonne, for more than 20 years, Toulouse, France has been the center of aviation industry because of so many large corporations that made the location their international headquarters. It is the fourth largest city in France, but it hosted the ...

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Hotels in Toulouse (167 Hotels) See All Toulouse Hotels

  • Courtyard by Marriott Toulouse Airport

    Seen in Toulouse, Courtyard by Marriott Toulouse Airport is a luxury hotel opportunely found alongside Ca va aller, Maison du Tourisme and L, Agar. Additional crowd-pleas...

  • Hôtel Albert 1er

    Having Chai Vincent, Tresor Secret and Le Caribe comfortably found in the vicinity of the three star hotel, Hôtel Albert 1er; this hotel is impeccably located in the city...

  • ibis Styles Toulouse Cite Espace

    Having Cite de l'Espace, Bowling Toulouse Montaudran and Maya institut readily placed near the three star hotel, ibis Styles Toulouse Cite Espace; this hotel is perfectly...

  • Hôtel Pullman Toulouse Centre

    Seen within Toulouse, Hôtel Pullman Toulouse Centre is a premium hotel comfortably positioned nearby Mobilboard Toulouse, Vin Vigne Voyages Private Day Tours and Cafe-The...

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About Toulouse

Even if the city is situated on the banks of the River Garonne, for more than 20 years, Toulouse, France has been the center of aviation industry because of so many large corporations that made the location their international headquarters. It is the fourth largest city in France, but it hosted the largest cancer research in the entire Europe. Satellite system, electronics industry, and almost all commercial establishments are booming in this point of France, making the city gather enough funds to develop more its major attractions to invite more tourists to spend some time and make memories with the people in Toulouse. Students outnumbered the total population of travelers in the city because of the renowned university that is located in the area, which happens to be one of the oldest institutions in the whole Europe. In Toulouse, you could see the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Canal Du Midi and the Basilica of St. Sernin, which attract more people to visit the city and these are the old buildings that have been the exiting witnesses of the colorful history of the place. What contributes to the wonderful views on some corners of the city are those picturesque beauties of the riverbanks, which gave name to Toulouse as the “City in Water.” It has even been coined the terms “Pink City” and the “City of Violets.” This is because of the combination of diverse natural and man-made wonders you could find in the place brought by pilgrimage sites, historical monuments, the parks and gardens that were developed with very artistic landscapes and above all are those different tribes that were city’s inhabitants. The locals are very hospitable and the government managing all the systems in Toulouse is exerting extra efforts to provide the best accommodations for guests of their place. Opera houses and theme parks are just a few of the tourist destinations you can find in the area. These places have the scenic wonders you would surely love to see because these are the views and spots you can only find in Toulouse. Many old churches are standing in the downtown area of the city and one of these is the house of the most beautiful pipe organ in France. This is the Saint-Sernin Basilica, which was mentioned to be one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Every year, many Roman Catholic devotees join pilgrimages because they would like to visit the Church of the Jacobins, which were St. Thomas of Aquinas was buried. Because of the very easy access of many neighboring cities to enter and leave the city of Toulouse, it has boosted so much its economy because trading was heightened also. Because of the rapid developments that the city was undergoing, in 2006, this place has reached the rank of five to be the most dynamic cities in the whole world. With that very significant achievement, the people in Toulouse take pride and always on the move to promote and improve more their place to gain more recognition and make Toulouse the best place to call home.

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