Toulouse : The Pink City


In the heart of the South West of France, Toulouse always attracts professionals working in research and innovation: the global capital of the aeronautical industry, the birthplace of on-board systems, the city of start-ups boasting the French Tech label, headquarters of Oncopole, a preferred destination for students…

Toulouse inspires both entrepreneurs and travellers. To make sure you don’t miss any of this, it is essential to strike out and explore the « Ville Rose » on foot, by bike and along its waterways.

What awaits you is adventure! Adventures in aviation, in outer space and in sciences, but also your very own adventures, marked out by strolling in the sunshine, good living and its many other inevitable highlights.


The unmissables sites in Toulouse :

The Capitole

The emblematic monument of Toulouse, with its square decorated with the Occitan cross and elegant façade. The Capitole houses the town hall and the theatre.

The banks of the Garonne

An exceptional view of the River Garonne and its monuments: the Pont-Neuf, the quayside of La Daurade and the Grave Dome.

The Augustins

The Augustins convent was constructed in the XIV Century in the southern Gothic style and, since 1793, has been home to the fine-arts museum of Toulouse.

A great tip for congress delegates: the museum is open late on Wednesdays, closing at 21h.

The Bemberg Foundation

Housed in the elegant Assézat Mansion House, the foundation presents a collection of furniture and fine-art from the Renaissance to the start of the 20 Century.

A great tip for congress delegates: the foundation is open late on Thursdays, closing at 20h30.

Toulouse, the capital of the air and space industry

At the Cité de l’Espace you can touch the stars. With its 2,500m² of exhibitions, its IMAX 3D cinema,Planetarium and simulators, set off to discover space and the wonders of the universe. At the Aeroscopia museum you can discover some legendary aircraft: the Concorde, an Airbus A300B with a glass bottom, the Super Guppy…

A great tip for congress delegates: the Starline shuttle bus allows you to connect between the Cité
de l’Espace and the Aeroscopia museum, via the city centre.





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