Toulouse, capital city of France, lies within the boundary of Italy and is bisected by the River Po with its industrial heartbeat lying along the right bank. It is known as La Ville Rose (The Pink City) because of the pink terra-cotta tiles used in most of its buildings. The city has been divided into two sections; the metropolitan area which is urban and includes a major airport and several big cities, and the rest of the region including the rural region which is rural and home to a number of unique villages and towns. Due to its location it is often referred to as being “in the country”. The best things to do in Toulouse are listed below.
Tourist attraction: The city center is packed with hotels, resorts, arcades and museums that will fascinate, surprise and entertain. Some of the most popular attractions include the Grand Orient Hotel & Casino, the Picasso Museum, the Toulouse Museum, the Charles Le Corbusier House and the famous Michelin Star. These unique and elegant buildings all display works of art by some of the most influential artists in the world. The Grand Orient Hotel & Casino is also home to several restaurants and bars where you can enjoy good food and drink.
Must do: One of the best things to do in Toulouse is to go on a walking tour around the city center. The most interesting and informative tour is the “Miette de Toulouse” or the “Dollhouse of Toulouse”. Here you will get the unique experience of dining in a humble 19th century house right in the heart of Toulouse. This walking tour is led by Guy Giguere, an expert in local food and wine.
Beeburger in the city: “Beeburger in the city” is a popular phrase in Toulouse. It refers to hamburgers that are served in front of a wooden table and are usually served with special herbs and vegetables. There are many places in the city that specialize in this food. Some of them are Beeburger in the basement, Beeburger on the pier, Beeburger at the Plaza, Beeburger on le Cordon bleu, Beeburger in the Place and Beeburger parlor. A great place to get special dishes for this special treat is at the Beeburger in the basement.
Things to do in Toulouse are many; here are some more options: -An evening at the theatre is one of the most common things to do in Toulouse. The theatre scene is reflected in this region’s culture. So does Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. In fact the whole village is a great attraction for tourists who visit Toulouse. You can go for a stroll around the village and buy souvenirs from its many shops.
Tour de France is another popular attraction in Toulouse. This race takes place between countries from around Europe and Asia. It normally finishes in the second week of May and is spectacular, attracting millions of spectators from all over the world. Tour de France includes a great number of things to do, including things to see in Toulouse. The most famous church in Toulouse is the famous Saint Souciac, which attracts large numbers of local and international visitors every year.