The Midi-Pyrenees region of France is located in the heart of south-western France. The region extends from the wooded hills of the Dordogne, in the north, to the great river valleys of the center, and the majestic Pyrenees mountains and the Spanish border in the south.
One of France's largest regions with a landscape dotted with ancient towns, charming villages, castles, Romanesque churches and a rich history.
The Midi-Pyrenees region is known for its agriculture. The region produces a variety of crops including corn, soy, sunflowers, tobacco, wheat, tomatoes, a variety of beans, kiwis, melons, strawberries, apples, pears, plums and peaches.
The gastronomic excellence of the region is unquestioned. When staying in the Midi-Pyrenees region choose an upscale Relais-Chateau or a tiny local inn. In either case, the food will delight and the local wines will deliver.
France's 4th largest city, Toulouse, is the capital of the Midi-Pyrenees region and is home to the French aerospace industry.