The Basilique St.Sernin is the most visited site in Toulouse. Rich in history, this Romanesque church is said to be the best of its kind in Europe; the crypt and the cloisters possess some very unique features.
The Cathedral of St.Etienne is considered unique because it took six centuries—from the eleventh to the seventeenth—to be built; it thus imbibes a combination of various architectural styles.
... More /> The Musee des Augustines houses several magnificent pieces of art and sculpture. Its unique feature is a monastery which has been preserved as it would have been in the Middle Ages.
La cite de l’espace, a science theme park, is a must visit for a space enthusiast. It has full-size models of rockets and space stations; a planetarium and several exhibits explaining various phenomenon of space.
Toulouse experiences a pleasant and sunny climate throughout the year. Summers are very warm and long; the average temperature in June is 24°C, but at the peak of summer it can even rise to 30°C. Spring, from March to May, is the best time to visit. Winters are mild with occasional snowfall.
... More /> Important military and aerospace industries were shifted here, and today, it is a dynamic city with aeronautics and space technology forming the base of its economic activity.
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