Let’s explore Toulouse, a charming city situated in the South West of France !
Called “the pink city”, because of the colour of the material of construction traditional premises, the brick of terra-cotta, it is the 4th most touristic French city. Toulouse has a great geographic position : nested at feet of Pyrenees, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Modern and cosmopolitan, Toulouse preserves a human dimension and allies pleasantly patrimony and art of living. The pink city culture has a taste of Spanish culture and its festivities, undoubtly due to its proximity. There is a lot of festivals and several free concerts are regularly organized. Toulouse vibrates at the rate of the games of rugby, its iconic sport nad its famous club named the Toulousian Stadium, detaining the richest prize list on the national level as on the continental plan, with 19 titles of champion of France and 4 titles of champion of Europe.
Toulouse is also knowned for :
- Its monuments as Capitol Place and museums of art and history (Abbatoirs, Museum of Toulouse, museum of the Augustin …)
Its gastronomy with its specialities : The famous “cassoulet” and the Toulouse sausages. To be tasted !
Its aircraft and spatial industry. Visits are organized from Airbus, to see the chain of the assembly of A380. The City of the Space also is to be seen.
Its strolls along the Canal du Midi by walk, bike or by boat. There is also numerous parks and gardens to rest. The quays of the Garonne are also pleasant spaces convenient to the relaxation, to the walk or to the sports leisure activities.