Toulouse Tourist Destinations
|Capitole Toulouse France||Musée des Augustins Rue de Metz Toulouse France|
|Basilique Saint Sernin Place Saint-Sernin Toulouse France||Jardin des Plantes Toulouse France|
|Muséum de Toulouse Allée Jules Guesde Toulouse France||Stade Ernest-Wallon Rue des Troènes Toulouse France|
|Stadium Municipal 1Bis Allée Gabriel Biénès Toulouse France||Pont Neuf Place du Pont Neuf Toulouse France|
|Etap Hotel Toulouse Cité de L’Espace Toulouse France||Canal de Garonne Toulouse France|
Toulouse is one of France’s most beautiful cities. It’s a city located in southwest France. The metropolitan area of Toulouse is the second largest in Southern France and one of the fastest growing in Southern Europe. It is also the fourth largest city in France. Toulouse is called the chief city of the Midi-Pyrenees Region. Toulouse functions as the home base of the aerospace industry such as Alcatel Alenia Space and EADS Astrium. The city is also the headquarters of Airbus S.A.S. Since, Toulouse is the seat of the Academie des Jeux Floraux, it is equivalent to the French Academy.
Area & Location: The city is located on the banks of the Garonne River. The exact location of the city is halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Toulouse covers a total area of 118.3 square kilometers. According to 2004 estimates, the total population of France is 431,500 with a density of 3,648 per square kilometer. The urban area of Toulouse is 808 square kilometers with a total population of 761,090 and the metro area covers an area of 4,015.2 per square kilometer with a population of 964.797. 43°36’19?N latitude and 1°26’34?E longitude passes through Toulouse.
Transportation: Aeroport Toulouse Blagnac serves the city of Toulouse. Some airlines that serve Toulouse are Air France, British Airways, and Lufthansa. Another airport in the city is Toulouse Lasbodes. The city has an extensive bus system. The Toulouse Metro system is made up of driverless rubber-tired trains. The city is served well by its public Metro transportation. The Railway station serving Toulouse is Toulouse-Matabiau.
Hotels: TSome popular hotels of Toulouse are Albert 1er, Novotel Toulouse Centre Compans Caffarelli, Crowne Plaza Toulouse, Best Western des Capitouls, Hotel du Taur, Hotel Phoenicia, Hotel de Brienne, Holiday Inn Toulouse Centre, Novotel Toulouse Aeroport, Kyriad Toulouse Centre, Hotel Riquet, Grand Hotel de l’Opera, Mercure Toulouse Saint Georges, Hotel La Flanerie, Hotel d’Orsay, Hotel le Tivoli, Hostellerie de l’Aristou, Mercure Toulouse Wilson, Le Victor Hugo and Comfort Hotel Le Clocher De Rodez.
Places of Attraction: Some popular places of attraction of Toulouse are Musee des Augustins, Cite de L’Espace, Basilique St-Sernin, Cathedrale St-Etienne, Church of Les Jacobins, Fondation Bemberg, Bazacle, Canal de Brienne, Capitole, Couvent des Jacobins, FNAC junior, Church St-Sernin, Parc du Ramier, Les Abattoirs, Bikini, Café Rex, Centre de developpement choregraphique, Centre municipal de l’Affiche, de la Carte postale et de l’Art graphique, Fil a Plomb and Jardin de l’universite.