Want to go hiking all over Toulouse just to explore further of that beautiful corner of Occitania? This article has reviewed a complete list of walking paths and hiking trails in the city to bring you the most exciting top 20 hiking trails in the area. In this article, we have discussed the most popular and beautiful walking routes in Toulouse for walking lovers. You will surely enjoy your stay in Toulouse if you follow these hiking trails!
“Toulouse Jardin”, located in Toulouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting walking routes I have ever seen. The unique aspect of the route is located in a valley named “Parc D’Arpent”. In the village of Toulouse, you will find two attractive hiking trails which you can go and enjoy, “Parc D’Arpent de Gaube” and “Toulouse Pitiated”. Both of these trials are designed by Isabelle Couturier-Gudot”. You can see some interesting spots and also birds in season in this valley.
If you want to see the beautiful terraced vineyards in Toulouse, it is best to start your trip in the valley of Arpent. For first timers, it is advisable to start from this direction, because the Pyrenees are situated at a much higher altitude than the average urban area. In order to reach the wineries, which are situated at the foot of Arpent, you need to take a train from the central boulevards of Marseille. At the end of the train ride, you will find a beautiful quaint market place where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade wines and other souvenirs. All the necessary information about the wineries is also provided in English.
To continue your hiking trips to the south of the town, you will follow the “UX trous”. It begins from the Granges de Clos de Lys, which are very easy to spot. The second trail starts from the “Aigues de Glaucieres” and it takes about one hour to walk. Just like before, you need to take a train from central Marseille.
To enjoy all the beauty of Toulouse, you need to know where you should begin your trekking adventure. There are several alternatives. For beginners, the easiest way to go on hiking trails is to go to the “Cote d’Ereux”. This walking trail starts from the parking lot of “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon”. It is very easy to follow the grout routes in this region, especially the ones that connect Lovers’ Lane and the Champs Elysees.
If you wish to continue your hiking trips to the south of Toulouse, you can start from the “Aix-Les-Bains”. It is a very popular hiking trail, which starts from the “Aix-Menoriers”. This walking route connects the “Sapres de l’Agen” with the Champs Elysees. This region also has its own unique landscape: there is the River Arne and the Poudre River. The best time to visit this region is spring, when the weather is very pleasant, but not too warm.