Plan a visit to Toulouse, one of the most amazing cities in South-West France. Located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, this part of the country has a spring like none other in the region. It is the best time to enjoy the wonders of historic/architectural sites, the taste of exceptional cuisine and some great vintage shopping. In spring, the streets covered with cobblestone and the hustle bustle of town activities make Toulouse a place worth spending time at. So grab your tickets and enjoy visiting the churches, parks, the city center and the cultural center. Grab your Toulouse tickets today.
Venues of Toulouse
Toulouse or the Pink City is the hub of history and culture in southern France. It has lovely, fairytale like streets, lined with pink buildings. Follow these narrow cobblestone streets and discover this medieval town on foot. You can experience the attractions of this city by purchasing your Toulouse tickets.
The city has a great deal to offer everyone. You can see everything from splendid gothic Old Town to the Vieux Quartier in the East, from the Saint-Cyprien in the West (which is the new town) to the Garonne River in the center and the century Canal du Midi flowing around its north east. The river is a calm tree-lined sight. Its. The Canal du Midi is the main highlight. At this 17th-century canal you can enjoy a great boat ride.
Once in the city, you can start off by going to the Place du Capitole. This is the city center with a unique polished floor. It is a fairly large area with an Occitan cross from where you can walk straight to the Rue de Rémusat. On the left of the monument is the Rue du Périgord; the Carmelite Chapel here must be visited. It has ceilings covered with Jean-Baptiste Despax’s hand painted murals. From this chapel you can go on till the end of the street where there are shops selling vintage and second hand stuff. They are painted in a very interesting violet and offer great bargains on all items.
The Basilica St-Sernin is a very active pilgrim site situated close to the city center. It is also a must see site because of its rich history. The Cathédrale Saint-Etienne is another interesting church that should be visited to see the various architectural influences of the 13th and 17th century.
The Allées François Verdier is a way to the city’s marché aux puces or flea market. Here you can buy some unique antique items. The Jardin des Plantes is a special garden where peacocks and flower beds invite families for picnics. Here children also get to ride old-style carousels. If you want to see some real Renaissance artworks for yourself, make sure you visit the Musée des Augustins.
Moving on from the east side of the city to the suburb of St-Cyprien, you will have to cross the Pont Neuf Bridge. The famous Les Abattoirs is a museum that features the place’s own architecture and pieces like Scène de Guerre.
The food and wine of Toulouse is to die for. Restaurants serve classic French cuisine and chocolate delights. The flavors of the food and the wine make dining a memorable experience. So book your deals to come and enjoy every bit of this city this season.