Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Toulouse and its surroundings
Based in the Haute-Garonne department of the Midi-Pyrenees region in South West France, Toulouse has plenty to offer its visitors, no matter how long or short their stay. Why not start by visiting the 7th century Notre-Dame de la Dalbade and the Notre-Dame de la Daurade, built on the site of a pagan temple. Admire the huge Capitole square or the octagnal staircase tower of the Hotel de Bernuy. Visit one of Toulouse's 19 museums- choose from Les Abattoirs, the Georges Labit Museum and gardens or perhaps the Air Museum, complete with over 40 model aircrafts. For some family fun, why not spend a day at the Space Museum, boasting 12 acres on which to enjoy 250 interactive exhibits, an MIR Space Station and an IMAX Cinema. Stroll through the Prairie des Filtres, less than 5km from your Hotel Restaurant Campanile Toulouse Nord - L'Union. You can relax at Jean Vauchère water park, complete with four pools, a jacuzzi, a hammam and sauna. Among the annual events that attract visitors to this city are the Toulouse International Fair, taking place in March, the Flamenco Festival in April and the Toulouse Antiques Fair in November. Bursting with variety and culture, you're guaranteed to have a good time when you stay with Campanile Toulouse Nord L'Union hotel.