Life is so pleasant on the banks of the Garonne. Here, the French language is an ode to the “South-West”. Toulouse, the Pink City, is blessed with generous sunshine, which in turn influences the singing accent of the Toulousains. Under its southern looks, the town hides a truly modern and innovative character.
The home of the French aerospace industry, Toulouse is also a highly respected university town. Its students and university, one of the oldest in France, bring culture, youth and energy to the town.
Toulouse showcases the best of French language and culture. In this town preserved from mass tourism, foreign students will be delighted by the lifestyle of the South-Westerners, who are open-minded and always eager to share their love for their town and authentic region.
The bars and restaurants around the Place du Capitole are always packed, the town centre is perfect for romantic strolls and the local monuments boast an exceptional cultural heritage. Art exhibitions and multicultural festivals, sports in all its forms, walks along the Garonne or the Canal du Midi, a rich local gastronomy, concerts, shows; Toulouse, with its party atmosphere and ever-bustling streets, celebrates life with the casual elegance of south-western cities. The town is also an ideal departure base to explore the whole region.