Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Toulouse, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 0.9 km
Ascend 7 m
Descend 7 m

Experience Toulouse in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ToulouseIndividual Sights in Toulouse

Sight 1: Basilique Saint-Sernin

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The Saint-Sernin basilica is the most important Catholic religious building in Toulouse, the capital of the Occitanie region. It is at the heart of the place of the same name, in sector 1 of the city. It is one of the largest romantic churches preserved in Europe, with the cathedral of Spire, in Germany, and the cathedral of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostela, in Spain.

Wikipedia: Basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse (FR), Website

366 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Chapelle des Carmélites

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The Carmelite Chapel is the name given to several religious buildings such as: Chapel of the Carmelites of Dijon Chapel of the Carmelites of Lectoure Chapel of the Carmelites of Toulouse

Wikipedia: Chapelle des Carmélites (FR), Website

276 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Église Notre-Dame-du-Taur

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Notre-Dame du Taur is a Roman Catholic church located in Toulouse, France. According to legend, the edifice was built on the exact spot where the body of Saint Saturnin (Sernin), patron saint of Toulouse, became detached from the bull that dragged the martyr to his death. The church stands in the rue du Taur between the Capitole and the Basilica of St. Sernin. It has been classified as a historic monument since 1840.

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame du Taur (EN)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Chapelle des Cordeliers

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The Convent of the Cordeliers is a former convent of Franciscan monks – or "cordeliers" – in Toulouse, France. It was founded in 1222, in a context of the development of mendicant orders in European cities, and particularly in Toulouse, marked at the beginning of the thirteenth century by Catharism and the Albigensian Crusade.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Cordeliers (Toulouse) (FR)

32 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Ruines de l'église des Cordeliers

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The Church of the Cordeliers of Toulouse is the former church of the Cordeliers convent in Toulouse. It closed after a fire in 1798, then was occupied by the military administration until 1871 when it was ravaged by a new fire. The ruins of this church have been classified as a historical monument since 1862.

Wikipedia: Église des Cordeliers de Toulouse (FR)


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