The latest new experience:
- Toulouse : behind the facades of the city's woad mansions
Thought you knew everything about Toulouse, capital of Midi-Pyrénées? The rugby, the aeronautics industry, the accent, the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the red-brick buildings... It may be no shrinking violet, but the city does have hidden surprises in store, especially when you start pushing open doors. Behind the ordinary street facades, the internal courtyards of the town houses are stunning gems of the Renaissance funded by the once thriving woad trade here.
What? Discovering the hidden side of Toulouse (Haute Garonne).
When? All year around.
For whom? Anyone who wants to know more.
Top tip: to discover these hidden treasures, join the guided tour organised by the Tourist Office ‘Secret Toulouse: the lesser-known City’.
More information: www.toulouse-tourisme.com