Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Toulouse, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 24 sights
Distance 5.6 km
Ascend 50 m
Descend 51 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: La Halle aux Grains

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The Halle aux Grains is a symphonic concert hall located in the city center of Toulouse. It hosts the Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse in residence.

Wikipedia: Halle aux Grains de Toulouse (FR)

736 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Rempart Gallo-Romain

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The Gallo-Roman rampart of Toulouse is a fortified complex located in Toulouse, France. When it was built during the High Empire, it encircled the Roman city of Tolosa for more than 3 km long. It was extended by a section along the Garonne during the troubles of the Late Empire. It is the only known rampart in Gaul to use mainly brick and the technique of caissons.

Wikipedia: Rempart gallo-romain de Toulouse (FR)

111 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Palais Niel

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The Palais Niel is the most prestigious residence built in Toulouse during the nineteenth century. It was built for Marshal of France Adolphe Niel between 1863 and 1868. It is located on rue Montoulieu-Saint-Jacques, on the edge of the Allées Forain-François-Verdier and the Square Boulingrin.

Wikipedia: Palais Niel (FR)

400 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Cathédrale Saint-Étienne

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Toulouse Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the city of Toulouse, France. The cathedral is a national monument, and is the seat of the Archbishop of Toulouse. It has been listed since 1862 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Wikipedia: Toulouse Cathedral (EN)

465 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Hôtel de Puivert

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Hôtel de Puivert

Hotel de Puivert is a hotel located in Toulouse, France. It was listed as a historical monument in 1998.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Puivert (FR)

293 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Musée des Augustins

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The Musée des Augustins de Toulouse is a fine arts museum in Toulouse, France which conserves a collection of sculpture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. The paintings are from throughout France, the sculptures representing Occitan culture of the region with a particularly rich assemblage of Romanesque sculpture.

Wikipedia: Musée des Augustins (EN), Website

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Chapelle Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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The Saint-Jean-Baptiste chapel is located in the heart of old Toulouse, at no. 7 rue Antonin-Mercié, near the Musée des Augustins. It depends on the parish sector of the Saint-Jérôme church. It should not be confused with the church of the same name in the Sept Deniers district.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint Jean-Baptiste (Toulouse) (FR), Website

231 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Hôtel Pierre Comère

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The Hôtel de Pierre Comère is a private mansion, located between 3 rue Saint-Rome and 9 rue Tripière, in the historic centre of Toulouse. Built between 1616 and 1617 for Pierre Comère, merchant and capitoul, it was enlarged by the architect Claude Pacot in 1626.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Pierre Comère (FR)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel d'Arnaud de Brucelles

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The Hôtel de Brucelles in Toulouse, France, is a gothic and Renaissance hôtel particulier (palace) of the 16th century. It is a listed historical monument since 1925.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Brucelles (EN)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Hôtel de Nupces

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The Hotel de Nupces is a mansion which is located no 15 rue de la Bourse, in the historic center of Toulouse. Representative of the penetration of the classic style into the city, but also an early example of a hotel between courtyard and garden, it was built between 1716 and 1728 for Jean-Georges de Nupces, adviser then president in the city's parliament.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Nupces (FR)

437 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 11: Église Notre-Dame de la Dalbade

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The Church of Notre-Dame de la Dalbade is a Catholic place of worship located on rue de la Dalbade in the Carmes district of Toulouse, France. It should not be confused with the Basilica of La Daurade on the quay of the same name. Its current name comes from the old church that preceded it and which was covered with white plaster, giving it the name of Santa Maria dealbata. The current building, which is quite austere from the outside, is typical of southern Gothic architecture.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame de la Dalbade (FR)

34 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Hôtel de la Mamye

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The Hôtel de La Mamye or Lamamye is a private mansion located at 31 rue de la Dalbade, in the historic centre of Toulouse. It was built from 1528 for a member of the La Mamye family, a family of Toulouse parliamentarians and remodelled in the middle of the sixteenth century for his descendants, the councillors of the parliament Guillaume de La Mamye and Pierre de La Mamye.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de la Mamye (FR)

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Hôtel des chevaliers de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem

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The Priory Hospitaller of Toulouse, called the Hotel of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem or simply the Hotel Saint-Jean, sometimes referred to as the Hotel de Malte, is a private mansion located at 32 rue de la Dalbade, in the historic center of Toulouse. It is an exceptional collection of late Renaissance and Baroque architecture in Toulouse.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des chevaliers de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem (FR)

278 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Hôtel du Vieux-Raisin

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The Hôtel du Vieux Raisin in Toulouse, France is a Renaissance hôtel particulier (palace) of the 16th century.

Wikipedia: Hôtel du Vieux-Raisin (EN)

345 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Temple du Salin

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The Temple du Salin is a Protestant place of worship located on the Place du Salin, in Toulouse. It is located in the former Royal Treasury, a thirteenth-century building that has been remodelled over the centuries. The parish is a member of the United Protestant Church of France.

Wikipedia: Temple du Salin (FR)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Maison Seilhan

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The house of Seilhan was given to Dominique de Guzmán during the division of the inheritance of Bernard Seilhan, viguier of the Count of Toulouse, on April 25, 1215. The act is kept in the National Archives. The Seilhan House, which can be visited, presents various artistic works depicting the saints of the Order and memorabilia related to the figure of Henri-Dominique Lacordaire (1802-1861), restorer of the Order in France. It is considered to be the place where the Order of Preachers was founded.

Wikipedia: Maison Seilhan (FR)

140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 17: Palais de justice

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The Toulouse courthouse is located in Toulouse, France, between the Place du Salin and the Allées Jules-Guesde. It is made up of a group of buildings built between 1492 and 2008. Part of the Court of Appeal was classified as a historical monument on 8 September 1999; The unclassified part of the Court of Appeal as well as the Assize Court and the Regional Court were registered in 1994.

Wikipedia: Palais de justice de Toulouse (FR)

194 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: Église du Gésu

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The Church of the Gesù is a former Catholic religious building located in Toulouse. Built in neo-Gothic style by the Jesuits in the nineteenth century, the church was deconsecrated in 2000 and refurbished as an organ concert hall. Located at 22 bis rue des Fleurs, the church is one of the great religious buildings in Toulouse.

Wikipedia: Église du Gésu de Toulouse (FR)

337 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: Jardin Royal

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The Jardin Royal is a public park in the French city of Toulouse. Created in 1754 and re-landscaped in the English style in the 1860s, it is the oldest park in the city and has been designated by the French Ministry of Culture as a "Jardin remarquable". It is located in the southeast area of Toulouse with its main entrance on the corner of Rue Ozenne and Allée Jules Guesde.

Wikipedia: Jardin Royal (Toulouse) (EN)

273 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 20: Église Saint-Exupère

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The Saint-Exupère church is a baroque parish church located in the old district of Saint-Michel on the right bank of Toulouse. Its small octagonal bell tower houses a carillon of 14 bells.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Exupère de Toulouse (FR)

148 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 21: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

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The Muséum de Toulouse is a museum of natural history in Toulouse, France. It is in the Busca-Montplaisir, houses a collection of more than 2.5 million items, and has some 3,000 square metres (32,000 sq ft) of exhibition space. Its Index Herbariorum code is TLM.

Wikipedia: Muséum de Toulouse (EN), Website, Website

8 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 22: Jardin botanique Henri-Gaussen

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The Jardin botanique Henri Gaussen is a botanical garden operated by the Université Paul Sabatier at 39 allées Jules Guesde, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées, France. It is open weekdays in the warmer months.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique Henri Gaussen (EN), Website

83 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 23: Jardin des Plantes

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The Jardin des Plantes is a public park and botanical garden located on Allée Jules-Guesde, Toulouse, France.

Wikipedia: Jardin des Plantes, Toulouse (EN)

378 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 24: Quai des savoirs

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Quai des savoirs inconnu / marque déposée

The Quai des Savoirs is a cultural centre dedicated to science, technology and contemporary creation. It is located near the Toulouse Museum and the Jardin des Plantes.

Wikipedia: Quai des Savoirs (FR), Website


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