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Toulouse Travel Information

Toulouse is situated between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic and is among the biggest cities in southern Europe.

The general standard of living, including wonderful food, make Toulouse a great place to visit. Proud of its re-found heritage with an intense cultural life it suits both the cultural elite and the amateur.

From the Garonne to the Canal du Midi, and from Saint Sernin to the Cité de l'Espace, the many different faces of Toulouse invite visitors to come on a journey of discovery.

Since it’s emergence in the 4th Century BC, the city of Toulouse has become home to a growing collection of monuments, fine edifices and works of art, which stand as witnesses of its diverse culture and stimulate the curiosity of its visitors.

Toulouse is the biggest university town outside Paris - the 110,000 students help create its exciting and busy atmosphere.

From its very beginnings Toulouse has contrived to combine tradition and innovation, past and future, an ability that is well demonstrated by its position as home to the world’s second largest space centre and Europe’s leading centre for aeronautics. You can enjoy the thrilling story of aviation and its development on a tour of the Airbus A330 and A340 assembly lines, at the Cité de l'Espace with many interactive displays and presentations.