Top 5 things to see in Toulouse
You can visit Toulouse in different ways, by foot, by bike, by bus "Excursions", thanks to the self-guided trail games, along the water. Allow yourself one or more days to visit it during your stay in our camping Pessac. You'll be only an hour away from the pink city.
- The Capitol, built from the 17th century, now houses the City Hall and the Theater. The eight columns of its facade made of marble from Caunes-Minervois, symbolize the eight districts. It overlooks the Place du Capitole located in the heart of downtown Toulouse, the beating heart of the city where all the people of Toulouse gather.
- The pont Neuf which spans the Garonne, which despite its name is the oldest bridge in Toulouse. A bridge of character where you can make beautiful photos in memory of the pink city.
- The Quai de la Daurade: a thoroughfare in the historic center of Toulouse on which a promenade has been laid out on this quay of the Garonne.
- The Jardin des plantes: a nice walk in this 7-hectare public garden in Toulouse, where everything is done to entertain children.
- La Cité de l'espace : Go to the moon ! The city offers 2500m² of interactive exhibitions. You will find life-size replicas of spacecrafts. Children will love the base specially dedicated to children.
These numerous museums, among which: the Augustins museum, the Natural History museum, the Toulouse museum, the Old Toulouse museum...
To see in Toulouse
A pink city with the charms sung by Nougaro, Toulouse is without question the southern city par excellence. It owes its name to the brick used, the first material extracted from the subsoil of the Garonne valley.
Unfolding its Latin charms in a dolce vita atmosphere, sprawling along the Garonne River, Toulouse is a city with a seductive historic center, whose maze of red brick streets leads to the majestic Place du Capitole, the city's iconic monument.
In addition to its exceptional architecture, Toulouse offers an art of living typical of southwestern France, giving pride of place to the gastronomy, so renowned in this region: fatty goose, fatty ducks, Tarbais beans, seasonal ceps, truffles, Toulouse almond cake and Toulouse cassoulet are all emblematic dishes of the pink city.
Numerous gourmet restaurants line the heart of the city and the flowered terraces offer privileged places to stop.
From one to the other, the beauties of the Place du Capitole, the keep, the Saint Sernin Basilica, the Chapelle des Carmélites, the Hôtel Pierre d'Assézat. Near Albi, Castres and Carcassonne, Toulouse is a city with many remarkable sites.