Toulouse, the Midi Pyrenees capital

26 Apr Toulouse, the Midi Pyrenees capital

toulouse-travelgenioIt is considered the History and Art city and that’s why we want to stop and focus on some of the main characteristics in Toulouse to know why it is as important as they say. The huge heritage is not just what we can find here, as we will also find a marvellous architecture everywhere we put our eye on. Let’s see some of the must here to enjoy the best.

What to visit in Toulouse

Churches: the Toulouse churches are numerous. The Dalbad Church or the Taur or St. Pierre des Cuisines ones are the best example of this. There are some other basilicas like the Golden one that worth a visit but don’t forget to visit the Black Virgin, one of the most popular sculptures in Toulouse.

St. Etienne Cathedral: with many architectural styles, this is one of the most popular monuments in Toulouse. The gothic romanic that shows it one of the reasons why it is considered one of the most beautiful churches of the French St. Jack’s way.

The Golden Basilica in Toulouse: this basilica is where the Black Virgin is located ant that is why it is one of the most visited religious places of the city.

A sunset in the Garona River

Apart from the heritage, Toulouse also counts with its own Pont Neuf and Pont Vieux. These are one of the most incredible visits you can do in this French locality. Just by looking to both shores of the river, where some of the most beautiful buildings are located, worth the visit during the sunset.

The Midi Channel, for example, is considered World Heritage.

Museums in Toulouse

There are many museums that will show you the best of different art movements like the Georgres Labit or the Agustins ones, the Natural History Museum, the Contemporary Art Museum or the Bemberg Foundation, among others. But you must also plan a visit to some of the many Libraries and Theatres.

Just enjoy a walk in this city to discover everything. We promise you will find some many things to enjoy such as the Japanese Garden.