France's bohemian paradise, the student city of Toulouse is pulsating with creativity and an all-around vibrant atmosphere. Complimented by grand architecture and 24-hour entertainment, France's fastest growing city – nicknamed La Ville Rose – provides myriad activity options for those in search of history, relaxation, an action-packed nightlife or a mix of varying elements.
Painted with dusty rose hues and dotted with towering medieval churches and quirky fashion boutiques, Toulouse may be a thriving city but it has all the trappings of a laid-back rural town. Thus, visitors enjoy elements of cosmopolitanism amidst an atmosphere that is decidedly laid back.
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Holiday-goers looking to indulge their cultural side are sure to enjoy a visit to Toulouse. This 2,000-year-old city has plenty to explore by way of museums, the most of prominent being the Musée des Augustins de Toulouse. Housed in a former gothic-style convent, the fine arts museum collects sculptures and paintings ranging from The Middle Ages to the early 20thcentury.
History lovers will enjoy the Muséum de Toulouse, located in Busca-Montplaisir. Its natural history collection contains an impressive 2.5 million items and its grounds include beautiful Henri Gaussen Botanical Gardens.
Full of narrow lanes that are difficult for cars to manoeuvre, Toulouse is best enjoyed on foot. Cobbled streets lined with a mixture of majestic and quaint rose-coloured buildings make for enjoyable walks and allow you to take in the astounding architecture for which France's fourth largest city is famous. The city is divided via the idyllic tree-lined Garonne River,a lovely site for a quiet walk or a gentle boat ride exploring the surrounding canals.
Meanwhile, the Allées François Verdier is a small park that is also serves as the venue for the renowned Marché aux Puces flea market, which sees rows upon rows of antique stalls take over the green the first weekend of each month.
Nightlife, locale fare, museums and more—there's much to take in on your visit to this famed French city. Checking listings for Toulouse flights on Flybe will get you once step closer to enjoying the cultural delights of the vibrant destination.
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