Welcome to Toulouse
Welcome to Toulouse – the city between “the Atlantic and the Mediterranean”
Toulouse is a city in the department of Haute-Garonne in southwestern France. Toulouse is located at 150 kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea and 230 kilometers from the Atlantic Ocean. With its 120 000 students, Toulouse has the second largest student population in France. You really have to discover Toulouse, its history, its culture and enjoy your trip under the sun!
What to do there:
1-Visit the Basilique Saint Sernin
2-Visit the Capitole which is the wonderful main place of the city
5-Les Augustins which is an art museum
6-Les Abattoirs where you will found some gorgeous gardens as well as a modern art museum
7-Georges Labit Museum which is an Egyptian antiquities and Asian arts
8-Have a walk on the Canal du Midi which is a UNESCO world Heritage site. This canal connects the Etang de Thau to the Garonne.
9- Come to discover the "space city". This is a famous “aviation” attraction.
Ticket price : between 15€ and 24€
10-Do a Peniche Baladine Boat Tours
11-See a Rugby Match
12- Have a party at St Pierre Place: very popular among Toulouse's students
(lot of engineering school, among them, ENSAT)
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
You must to have a Passport/Visa depending on : nationality, possession of a residence permit for France or Schegen state. For more information about passport/ Visa click here: http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/getting-a-visa/
average temperature in winter : around 12
average temperature in sprinter :around 15
average temperature in summer : around 25
average temperature in autumn: around 16
Local specialties :
In order to discover the local culture, why don’t taste the local specialties?
During your trip, you really have to eat one plate of “Duck” and one “Cassoulet” which is the most famous regional dish made with white beans, meat and pork skin,
The company “Tisseo” is in charge of buses, and tramway.
Their official website is: http://www.tisseo.fr/
One ticket costs 1.60€ but you can also benefit of avantage prices depending the time you will stay in the city.
3 days pass: 10.50€
2 days pass : 8.50€
day pass: 5.50 €
There is also a train station called “Matabiau”. Around this one, you can found a lot of restaurants, bars and cheap hotels.
Adress: 64, Boulevard Pierre Sémard BP 35203 31 079 Toulouse cedex 5
Opening Hours: from Monday to Sunday 05:20 to 01:20
To finish, there is only one airport in Toulouse, Blagnac, but it’s really easy to access
If you need any more informations here is their official website: http://www.toulouse.aeroport.fr/en