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Colors of Toulouse - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Toulouse by night. Le pont Saint-Pierre Toulouse is famous to many travelers because of the annual colorful event, the Toulouse Violet Festival. For many years, it remains the most recognized and most visited local celebration. The festival is held in the beginning of February. For two days the city hosts surprisingly interesting exhibitions and themed events. The festival brings together best florists of the country, as well as experts from other countries. They bring the most beautiful and unique varieties of flowers with them. Festival visitors can not only enjoy wonderful creations of nature, but also buy their favorite varieties of violets.
You can begin the tour around unique sights of the city with a visit to the Basilica of St Sernin. Since its foundation to the present day it continues to be the world's largest Romanesque … Open
This event is the biggest of its kind, and Toulouse is often called the capital of violets. The main event of the festival is the competition of violets; the victory is the best reward for any florist. The beautiful flower festival will be interesting to absolutely everyone, as lot of entertainment events for all the family and for little ones are held during the holiday. The cultural life of the city is not limited to the Violet Festival only; Toulouse hosts over ten awesome festivals of international scale.
The most interesting spring holiday for tourists are Days of Circus; the name of this festival speaks for itself. In summer Toulouse is always visited by many young travelers and fans of progressive music styles. In late June, the music festival called E- siesta starts; it lasts for several weeks. Traditionally, this large-scale music festival is visited by world-famous artists and DJs. The vast part of entertainment events takes place in the open air. Copyright
Toulouse is the perfect place for an active and exciting holiday. The choice of entertainment options for guests of the city is just unlimited. The Cite de l'Espace is an amazing place for … Open
After the youth festival another fascinating music festival is held. The Summer in Toulouse Festival is well known to music lovers from all around the world. The beautiful autumn festival - The September Spring – is popular among fans of modern art and theater. It usually starts in the second half of September and lasts until mid-October. The string of colorful events and festivals terminates with traditional Christmas markets. In December Toulouse is always visited by many foreign visitors.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Toulouse and surroundings

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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Toulouse
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame de la Daurade, Toulouse, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Saint-Étienne, Toulouse, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Sainte Germaine de Pibrac, Pibrac, 12.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Alain, Lavaur, 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Sainte-Marie, Lombez, 45.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption, Montauban, 46.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Toulouse
♥   Castle 'Château de Berthier' Haute-Garonne, 5.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Pibrac' Haute-Garonne, 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Salvetat-Saint-Gilles' Haute-Garonne, 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Brax' Haute-Garonne, 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Jean' Haute-Garonne, 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Saint-Jory' Haute-Garonne, 16.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Fourquevaux' Haute-Garonne, 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Toulouse and around

Bruniquel Cave

From the series “Famous Stables of Ancient People”
French Bruniquel Cave also attracts a lot of researchers. There were found two stone circles which were built more than 170 000 years ago. The researchers have no doubts that these mysterious circles were made by people. The main material was the parts of stalactites and stalagmites. In order to make the circles, there were used about 400 parts which were connected to the fire. … Read further
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It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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Traditions and festivals in cities around Toulouse

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