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Free walking tour Toulouse- The pink city

  • Toulouse
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru Lady Diana

I have been living in Toulouse for more than two years now and I really love this city. I'm a student, I study Spanish and British civilization at Mirail university.And I really enjoy my job as a tourist guide.

I have been living in Toulouse for more than two years now and I really love this city. I'm a student, I study Spanish and British civilization at Mirail university.And I really enjoy my job as a tourist guide.

About the tour

Discover the best of beautiful Toulouse on this guided walking tour of the "Pink City". You will see its most important monuments, monuments and squares. In addition, it is FREE! We will meet at the Capitol Square, the town hall and opera house of the city, which has a pink facade. We will admire the immensity of a building that began to be built in the 12th century with the objective of centralizing the municipal and legislative powers. We will enter the Capitol to see the paintings in the arcade of the square. The free guided tour of Toulouse will continue in the cathedral of Saint Etienne, seven hundred years old and famous for the mixture of Romanesque and Gothic styles in its architecture. Our eyes will go immediately to the rosette of the facade, columns and arches of its entrance. We will approach the river Garonne, the most important in southeastern France that is also connected by the New Bridge of Toulouse. We will take the opportunity to take a quiet walk along the shore while contemplating the two banks of the river. We will continue through the convent of the Jacobins, where we will visit the church to admire its laborious ceiling. What surprises will await us inside this religious building? We will discover them! We will conclude our visit in the basilica of Saint Sernin, the second oldest in France. Itinerary of the free walking tour of Toulouse Immerse yourself in the history, culture and architecture of the French city of Toulouse, exploring its elegant streets and squares with a Spanish-speaking guide. You will begin your free walking tour at the Place du Capitole, a square in the heart of the city that bears the name of the neoclassical building of the Pink Brick Capitol: home of the City Hall and the Toulouse Opera House. Learn all about its history, dating back to the twelfth century, while admiring its impressive facade. Next, you will go to the Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Toulouse, the cathedral of Toulouse. Marvel at its amazing combination of architectural styles, including Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque, the result of its many centuries of history and the fact that they were originally two separate churches! Not far from the Cathedral, you will arrive at the Museum of Fine Arts in Toulouse, the Musée des Augustins. Located in an old Augustine Monastery, the 14th-century Gothic building is both a work of art and the more than 4000 works exhibited inside. Continue your free walking tour of the magnificent Hôtel d'Assézat, a 16th-century Renaissance palace that now houses an art gallery, before walking to the banks of the Garonne to enjoy the views of the famous Pont Neuf or New Bridge, which, despite its name, is almost 500 years old. Walking along the river, you will soon arrive at the huge Church of the Jacobins, an emblematic building whose incredible vaulted roof of the 13th century has been named "The Palm" for its unique design. Finally, you will visit the largest Romanesque church in the world, the Basilica of San Sernin, where your guide will reveal the myths and legends surrounding the building, before your tour comes to an end.

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How to find me: In front of the Capitol carrying a pink umbrella. Next to McDonald
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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Ratings 45

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Carolina

5 hours ago

Genial el tour con Diana! Super completo, entretenido, dinámico. Recomendable 100%!! Gracias Diana :)

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Eva

8 hours ago

Ha sido un tour fantástico! Diana tiene muchas anécdotas de Toulouse y hace que pase el tiempo volando!

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Response from Lady Diana:

Muchas gracias por vuestra visita!!!
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Nuria

5 days ago

Éramos solo 3 personas así que pudimos disfrutar de un tour más privado y con la ventaja de que pudimos hacerle preguntas o pedirle que nos contara sobre nuestras curiosidades. Me ha encantado el tour, muy completo y Diana se explica muy bien. De manera clara y concisa. La recomiendo. Mil gracias !

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Response from Lady Diana:

Muchas gracias por escoger el tour. Te deseamos una buen estadía!
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Marina

4 months ago

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Sergio

5 months ago

La guía estupenda, un tour muy completo.

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Katherine

5 months ago

4.5 (45 Ratings) Rate this tour