Effervescent, with the « lifestyle » of the South-West, the favourite city of students...Toulouse capitalises on its youthfulness, its dynamism and its « good life ».
From the Place du Capitole to the banks of the Garonne, the Ville Rose invites everyone to explore 2000 years of its history, updated to the tastes of today, with its terrace cafés and gastronomy.
Toulouse is just like its climate and its local people: warm and festive!
serving generous dishes
sporting and festive events per year
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Toulouse, a business & tourism destination
Toulouse is an unmissable destination of south-west France and an innovative hub for business tourism.
Experience unforgettable moments perched on the back of a Minotaur, travel back in time to meet the pilots of Aéropostale on the very runway from which the greatest of them took flight: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Mermoz...
Step into the sporting arena and feel the atmosphere in the stands alongside the Red and Blacks.
Exceptional heritage sites
Provide an exceptional setting for your events: the Jacobins Convent, the banks of the Garonne...The Ville Rose always surprises you with its beauty.
Its architecture is dominated by brick and Romanesque tiles, three sites figure on the UNESCO World Heritage list, its museums recount two thousand years of history, around one hundred mansion houses recall the golden age of pastel, this unique plant grown here in the XVI Century for its blue pigment.
Gastronomy in the spotlight
You can also explore Toulouse on a plate. Toulouse goes shopping across its region and highlights the many high-quality local products available. Honourable mention goes to foie gras, cassoulet, Toulouse sausage, cheeses from the Pyrenees and wines of the South-West.
The great MIN Toulouse-Occitane market is the 2nd largest Market of National Interest in France in terms of the volume of sales!
Ville Rose; Pantone colour of the year!
The makers of the famous Pantone colour chart selected 16-1546 Living Coral as colour of the year for 2019. It is this colour, that of our bricks, that surrounds you everywhere in Toulouse.