Heart of the South
The city of Toulouse is situated in the middle of the Midi-Pyrenees region of France. Toulouse is a 2,000 year old city with a rich and amazing history. Modern Toulouse is one of France's main centers of industry. Toulouse is also France's 4th largest city. Visitors will find a stroll along the Garonne and the Canal du Midi particularly pleasing. Toulouse is known as a friendly city with many open-air and covered markets featuring a wealth of locally produced produce, cheese, foie gras and wine.
Places to See in Toulouse
- The Saint-Sernin basilica
- Cathedral Saint Etienne
- Antique Dealer's quarter
- Renaissance townhouses: hôtel de Bernuy, hôtel d’Assézat, hôtel de Pierre
- Musée des Abattoirs
- The Bazacle – a permanent exhibition space on the banks of the Garonne.