6 Tips for a Gentle Time Visiting Toulouse, France

6 Tips for a Gentle Time Visiting Toulouse, France, Toulouse, France (B)

Travel long enough and you should realise that not all cities need to dazzle you with attractions. Sometimes all it takes is a vibe, especially in a foreign country. At least that’s how I felt after visiting Toulouse in the South of France. Even with two full days of sightseeing there, it’s not the Toulouse attractions that stick with me, but rather how it felt to be there. A bit like my hometown of Melbourne, it’s more about the culture and way of life than any specific landmark.

With all that in mind, it wouldn’t make sense now for me to rattle off all the things to do in Toulouse. Instead, I’m going to focus in on aspects of Toulouse that I liked. Hopefully these tips and my photos will give you a better sense of what to expect from the city. That way, you’ll be fully prepared to make the most of your Toulouse travel experience.

Much like any city in France or Europe, the best place to start with Toulouse is its historical centre. There you’ll find many of the main places to visit in Toulouse and get a real sense for what the city is like. The borders of the historical centre are a bit vague, but the heart of its Old Town is the Capitole de Toulouse area. You’ll see much of this if you walk from the Toulouse City Hall or Hotel de Ville right down to Le Pont Neuf bridge on the river. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 6 Tips for a Gentle Time Visiting Toulouse, France
Guide Location: France » Toulouse
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/visiting-toulouse-france/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Capitole de Toulouse
  • Pont Neuf
  • Pont Saint Pierre
  • Notre-Dame de la Daurade
  • Chapelle Saint-Joseph de la Grave
  • Les Abattoirs
  • Hôtel d’Assézat
  • Grand Rond
  • Esplanade Des Français D’Afrique Du Nord
  • Jardin Royal
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Basilica of Saint-Sernin
  • Toulouse Cathedral
  • Carmes
  • Dupuy

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