Toulouse Vacation Packages
Toulouse in Midi-Pyrenees is home to roughly 430,000 people.
From Toulouse, Marseille is 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the east from here while Barcelona, Spain is 160 miles (257 kilometers) to the south.
Toulouse is a gold mine of history and culture: you’ll discover plenty within the halls of its popular museums. Two not-to-be-missed museum collections are the Les Abattoirs and the Musee des Augustins. If you have time, you’ll also love the Musee Georges Labit or the Canal du Midi Museum and Gardens.
The Toulouse area has a variety of attractive squares and civic places. Place du Capitole, Place St. Georges and Place Wilson are some of the most photographed examples of these.
Toulouse has a selection of terrific links that are worth visiting if you are a golf enthusiast. Among the more popular courses are the Toulouse Golf Club, Toulouse Seilh Golf Course and the La Ramee Golf Course.
If you are looking for a break from the bustling streets in Toulouse experience locals at their most relaxed at one of its beautiful gardens and parks. Some of the most popular green spaces with friends and family are Jardin des Plantes, Japanese Garden Toulouse and lovely Jardin Royal.
Escape the bustling streets by visiting the local protected parks, such as Sports and Recreation Park Toulouse and La Prairie Des Filtres. Go for a hike and try to spot the local flora and fauna, then stop for lunch or a drink in the parks’ beautiful environs.
Don't miss the opportunity to admire the excellent forts and castles in the region. The historic Larra Castle, a local landmark, shows where local rulers lived here with their families and defended their cities from invaders.
For those interested in Toulouse’s natural history, set aside a few hours to explore the Museum of Natural History Toulouse. View the variety of preserved rocks, minerals, animals and fossils on display as you make your way through the collection’s exhibit halls.
To see the cultural side of Toulouse, reserve seats at the Zenith de Toulouse, one of the area’s premier concert venues. After the concert, have supper in one of the close-by restaurants and enjoy the local specialties.
One of the most significant historic attractions in this region is the Roman Amphitheater at Purpan. Atmospheric and fascinating, it is well worth a trip. It is good to explore this site and also other preserved old buildings to get a history lesson about the events that shaped this area.
Accommodation in Toulouse
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Why not kick-off your quest for your ideal Toulouse stay by looking into the services and amenities at the high-rating Hôtel des Beaux Arts, located at 1 Place Du Pont Neuf, and the Best Western Hotel Les Capitouls, at 29 Allees Jean Jaures. The Hôtel Pullman Toulouse Centre, and the Crowne Plaza Toulouse are another two higher-end properties well worth investigating.