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Free Tour of Medieval Toulouse: essential places

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Álvaro
Quality Verified Registered on May 31, 2022

Hi, I'm Alvaro! guide and graduated in History. Life brought me to Toulouse, which has been my city for many years. Now I dedicate myself to teaching this place that has welcomed me so well. Come discover the most interesting and peculiar places of the "Ville rose" :)

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

A journey through medieval Toulouse! Come and discover for yourself why all attendees value it positively.

The Middle Ages, time of crusades, heresies, passions and miracles.
Join me on a temporary journey through the iconic and essential places of the city of Toulouse .

We will discover how the great pilgrimage routes were born and that led people to travel hundreds of kilometers on dangerous journeys into the unknown, all through the spectacular Saint Sernin basilica.

We will go through the streets where the most famous myths of the city of Toulouse happened.

We will learn about the language of the great troubadours in front of the marvelous façade of the Capitol, the spectacular city hall.

We will immerse ourselves in the roots of the Dominicans, the crusades and heresies through the magnificent convent of the Jacobins.

And this is just the beginning of this impressive 2-hour tour in which I will discover the colors of Toulouse and its secrets, the disasters that almost wiped it off the map, and the strange name of "La Ville Rose" that the city of Toulouse.

A dynamic tour of living history to understand the present of this wonderful city that will end at the Saint Etienne cathedral.

What are you waiting for to book? cancellation is free :)

Important:
The tour seeks as much as possible a cool and pleasant route, avoiding spending a long time under the sun. Even so, it is recommended to bring water and stay hydrated in the summer months.

-For reservations of more than 6 visitors, contact me previously

-There are no toilets on the route, just a stop to stock up on liquids

-You can pay with Bizum and cash

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    GR®861 Via Garona, 5 Pl. Saint-Sernin...
    GR®861 Via Garona, 5 Pl. Saint-Sernin, 31000 Toulouse, France
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    I will be at the entrance of the Basilica, with a bow, a backpack and a green folder

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Saint-Sernin
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Notre-Dame-du-Taur
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Capitole
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Convento de los Jacobinos
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Basílica de la Dorada de Toulouse
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Pont Neuf
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Hotel d'Assézat
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Rue des Changes
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Musée des Augustins
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Rue des Arts
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Cathédrale Saint-Étienne

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Andres 20 Jun 2024
Seville

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Alvaro es un guia excepcional, no sólo es muy simpatico y divertido, sino que además se adapta muy bien a lo que demandan sus clientes y da muchísima información útil, no solo histórico sino también para conocer y disfrutar la ciudad.
Raquel 18 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Nos encantó. Fuimos 3 amigas y nos gustó mucho la verdad. El detallazo de poder ponerse en contacto antes de la visita, mandar recomendaciones ya antes, fuimos a varias recomendaciones suyas y todo genial. Trasmite todo de una manera divertida y muy amena. Hace que se pase el tiempo enseguida. La visita a Toulouse mejora con su tour.
Olatz 15 Jun 2024
Urretxu

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Un gran recorrido y guia
José 15 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Simplesmente fantástico! Uma lição de história muito divertida. Foi uma grande aprendizagem. Podiamos ir embora amanhã que vimos tudo o que era de mais importante. Muito obrigada Álvaro! Muito bom! 5 estrelas.
Federico 15 Jun 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Excelente. Mucho conocimiento y ganas de transmitirlo.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 14 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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