Toulouse HolidaysFrance
Looking for a bit of La Vie en Rose? You may be more than happy with Toulouse, Le Ville Rouge. A charming historic center with pink architecture anchors the city on the river Garonne, where it began life as a Roman settlement and, with its winding streets, sometimes recalls the …

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How to get to Toulouse

Here's what you need to know about getting to Toulouse. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Toulouse takes 1 hour, 50 minutes.

When to go to Toulouse

Typical Holiday Price

£521 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Toulouse varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

August

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - August is the cheapest month to go to Toulouse.

Where to stay in Toulouse

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Toulouse, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Toulouse

Mark Hellemans
Mark HellemansAntwerp
31/05/2014

Good destination for a short city trip. The town in not too big, without a car you can get around the sights in 2 to 3 days maximum. Also a good place to start a visit to the French Pyrenees.

Daniel Mason-D'Croz
Daniel Mason-D'CrozBrisbane
13/11/2012

Wonderful medieval town center. Toulouse is known as the pink city thanks to the color of the brick walls of much of its historic center as the sun sets. Toulouse has several beautiful Romanesque churches, and is a fun city to go an explore. Toulouse is also home to Airbus, which gives it an unique blend of the old and new.

Nicolas Fulton
Nicolas FultonNew York City
17/10/2012

La Ville Rose, the historic and cultural capital of southern France and Occitania, is a beautiful city full of history and warm-hearted people. It seems the closer you get to the Mediterranean, the warmer the people- and so it is here. I was studying French, Spanish and Arabic when I lived here and found this city a perfect confluence of the three cultures, plus a vibrant Occitanian culture you don't want to miss out on!

Yellonero
YelloneroPhoenix
02/06/2012

The fourth-largest city in France and capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region is a criminally overlooked destination when it comes to international tourism. It is a rich city that has found a way to preserve its medieval past, the center of the European aerospace industry (Airbus HQ is here), a hub of culture, a young and vibrant university town, home to the very distinctive Sud-Ouest cuisine, the gateway to the Pyrénées mountains as well as the sandy dunes of the French Basque region on the Atlantic and the windsurfing hotbeds of the Languedoc-Roussillon on the Mediterranean, due to its central location in southwestern France. Its immediate area is dotted with mountain gorges and charming, medieval towns like Castres and Carcassone. Perhaps not a must-stop on your first visit to France, but if you've already done the essential France and are looking for a more out of the ordinary destination, I can hardly think of a better place to spend a holiday than 'dans La Ville Rose' - in the Pink City of Toulouse.

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