Must-see attractions in Toulouse

  • TOULOUSE, FRANCE - JULY, 2018: The planetarium  in the City of Space 'Cite de l'espace', decorated as planet Earth; Shutterstock ID 1154206081; your: Sloane Tucker; gl: 65050; netsuite: Online Editorial; full: POI

    Cité de l’Espace


    The fantastic space museum on the city's eastern outskirts brings Toulouse's illustrious aeronautical history to life through hands-on exhibits, including…

  • Church of the Jacobins aerial panoramic view, a Roman Catholic church located in Toulouse city, France
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    Couvent des Jacobins


    With its palm tree vaulted ceiling, the Couvent des Jacobins is one of Toulouse’s oldest and most recognizable buildings

  • Place du Capitole, Toulouse, France.

    Place du Capitole


    Toulouse’s grandiose main square is the focal point in the heart of France’s "Pink City"

  • Aeroscopia – Toulouse, France



    This aviation museum was built on the very spot the A380 Airbus was first completed. Here you can admire commercial and military aircraft and learn behind…

  • The Basilica of St. Sernin, built in Romanesque style between 1080 and 1120 in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, Midi Pyrenees, southern France.

    Basilique St-Sernin


    This well-preserved Romanesque edifice is built from golden and rose-hued stonework up to the tip of the octogonal bell tower. Entry is free, but it’s…

  • Museum of Augustins in Toulouse.

    Musée des Augustins


    Located within a former Augustinian monastery, this fine-arts museum spans the Roman era through to the early 20th century. Echoing stairwells and high…

  • Place du Capitole, Toulouse, France.



    On the eastern side of place du Capitole (the main square) is the 128m-long façade of the Capitole, Toulouse's city hall. This neoclassical masterpiece,…

  • Hôtel d'Assézat, which houses the Fondation Bemberg.

    Fondation Bemberg


    This luxurious museum of fine arts and historic design is housed within Toulouse’s most impressive hôtel particulier (private mansion), the Hôtel d…

  • Musee Saint Raymond

    Musée St-Raymond


    Having trouble imagining Toulouse decorated with 4th-century nude Venuses and Corinthian columns? This light-filled museum neatly aligns the city's modern…

  • Hôtel d'Assézat is among the finest hôtels particuliers in Toulouse.

    Hôtel d'Assézat


    Toulouse boasts more than 50 hôtels particuliers – private mansions built for the city's nobles and aristocrats during the 16th and 17th centuries. Among…

  • Musee Paul Dupuy museum, exterior and sculpture, Leg of a Horse by Daniel Coulet

    Musée Paul Dupuy


    Browse a treasure trove of religious art, pharmaceutical items and impressive clocks and watches, lovingly assembled by local collector Paul Dupuy and…

  • Église Notre-Dame de la Dalbade


    This Catholic church is a worthy stop on a walking tour of Toulouse, thanks to its brightly coloured tympanum. The semi-circular recess above its entrance…

  • Cathédrale de St-Étienne


    The city cathedral dates mainly from the 12th and 13th centuries, and has a gorgeous rose window. It's also the burial place of Pierre-Paul Riquet, the…

  • Église Notre Dame du Taur


    This striking 14th-century church commemorates the city's patron saint, St Sernin, who was reputedly martyred on this very spot.

  • Jardin des Plantes


    These 200-year-old sculpted gardens are a refreshing place to take a breather from hectic central Toulouse. Find the entrance to this 7-hectare park on…

  • Muséum de Toulouse


    This natural-history museum ranges across the epochs, with exhibits from pterodactyl skeletons to ancient fossils. Exhibits are displayed with verve and…

  • Les Abattoirs


    Toulouse's former abattoir is now a cutting-edge art gallery hosting temporary exhibits. It's open until 8pm on Thursdays outside school holidays; ask…

  • Château d'Eau


    This 19th-century brick tower once pumped out fresh water, but since the 1970s it's been a venue for contemporary photography displays.

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