You won’t be disappointed with the variety of things to do in Toulouse. Steeped in history, the old town is bursting with character and spectacular architecture. While the beautiful neighbouring towns are waiting to be explored.
Spend time exploring the timeless beauty of the city centre with its medieval streets, rose-red brick buildings and stunning churches and cathedrals. Toulouse’s fantastic location makes it a great starting point for exploring south-western France. Hire a car or catch a train to Albi. Where the striking gothic cathedral dominates the heart of the old quarter. Make sure you visit the museum which is dedicated to artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Museums and sightseeing
Start off in the heart of the city, Place du Capitol is a grand square where you’ll find the Theatre du Capitole. Then head to the Vieux Quarter and wander the narrow lanes and plazas that date back to the 18th century or see the artworks of Toulouse-Lautrec at Musee Des Augustins.
Eating and drinking
The beautiful neoclassical facades of the Place du Capitole are lined with restaurants and cafes, while the lively terraces of St-Georges are a great for people watching. In the evening head to the Vieux Quarter - it’s bursting with buzzing bars that are open until late.
Outdoor activities and nearby towns
Enjoy a stroll or leisurely cycle along the paths of the Canal du Midi or see the city’s monuments, bridges and green spaces on a boat trip down the Garonne. Stop at Condom, set on the banks of the River Baise - admire the neoclassical buildings and the splendour of the Catherdrale St Pierre.