To get a sense of what makes Toulouse tick, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby areas such as Balma, Quint-Fonsegrives, and Toulouse.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Take a guided tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful artworks at the Musee des Augustins, the Musee Georges Labit and the Museum of Natural History Toulouse. Experience a few of the thrilling live shows at the Toulouse National Theatre and the Halle aux Grains Theater.
Get active in nature while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. If you’d like to spend some time in a green oasis explore the Japanese Garden Toulouse.
Toulouse has some interesting attractions such as Pont Neuf, the Canal du Midi and the Jardin des Plantes. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as Jacobins Church and Basilique Saint-Sernin.
Come see local sporting heroes, the Stade Toulousain, take on their rivals in the nearby Ernest-Wallon Stadium. On match days the stadium overflows with red, white and black, as crowds join together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Make reservations for the Novotel Toulouse Centre Wilson, the Crowne Plaza Toulouse, or the Grand Hôtel de l'Opéra.