Toulouse, discover the pink city
The capital of aeronautics
Toulouse, also known as La Ville Rose, is a place where you can stroll, learn and have fun every day, close to Les Violettes campsite. According to your desires, you will have the opportunity to discover its beautiful neighborhoods, the Capitol, to shop on Saint Rome or to sunbathe on the banks of the Garonne.
Toulouse is also the capital of aeronautics, you can visit the Aeroscopia Museum and understand everything about aviation through an impressive collection.
The emblematic places to visit in Toulouse
During your camping vacation, it’s impossible to miss some of the most emblematic visits to be made in Toulouse. The Capitale, the Basilica of Saint-Sernin and the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne are, for example, among the monuments to visit. Rugby fans will enjoy going to see a match at the Ernest Wallon Stadium, while the more curious will have their eyes filled with stars when visiting the Cité de l’Espace. For bike rides, scooter rides or walks, go to the Canal du Midi!
The gastronomic specialties of Toulouse
Good news for gourmets and food lovers, Toulouse’s gastronomy is breathtaking. Among the culinary specialties and typical dishes, you will find :
- The Toulouse cassoulet, of course! A mixture of beans and sausages cooked divinely. The cassoulet of Toulouse has a little particularity: lamb and mutton are added to it. Enjoy!
- Fénétra: a typical cake made with almonds, candied lemons and apricots. Yummy!
- The duck alicuit: a delicious duck stew, a typical and very old dish.
- Foie gras
- Chicken à la toulousaine: a chicken stuffed with Toulouse sausage meat with garlic and olives. A real treat for the taste buds!