Discovery of Toulouse, the Jacobins, the Capitol, site of Bazacle

A walk to discover the city of Toulouse and its main monuments.

The proposed promenade allows to discover the main landmarks of the city of Toulouse (Capitol, Bank of the Garonne, the Jacobins...). It begins on the Capitol Square in the town center.

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Duration: 3 h.

The Capitol

The Capitol

Entrance of the Pope Urban II in Toulouse - Benjamin Constant

Entrance of the Pope Urban II in Toulouse - Benjamin Constant

Frescoes around the Capitol

Frescoes around the Capitol

The Taur church

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The Taur church

Street of the Taur

Street of the Taur

The Saint-Sernin Basilica

The Saint-Sernin Basilica
The Saint Sernin Basilica has an octagonal tower with a height of 65 metres. The Church was built by the Bishop to house the relics of Saturnin (now Saint Sernin).

The Bazacle EDF plant

The Bazacle EDF plant
You can visit the EDF facilities for free on the site of Bazacle. A dam is installed on the Garonne and produces electricity.

The Brienne canal

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The Brienne canal
The Brienne canal is very short (2 km), it connects the Garonne to the Canal du Midi, this is certainly the most beautiful canal of Toulouse.

Dock of the Daurade

Dock of the Daurade
The port of the Daurade was a place of intense economic activity.

View of the Pont Neuf

View of the Pont Neuf
Le Pont Neuf ( new bridge) is badly named because it was built between 1544 and 1632.

The Palm Grove of the Jacobins

The Palm Grove of the Jacobins
The order of the Dominicans was founded in Toulouse in 1216. The convent of the jacobins contains the remains of one of the most famous Dominican: St. Thomas Aquinas. The Palm Groove in the Jacobins is a must see. Don’t miss it.

The Dungeon of the Capitol

The Dungeon of the Capitol
The Dungeon of the Capitol is located in the small park behind the Capitol, it’s now the tourism office.

The jardin Raymond VI

If you have time you can visit this charming little garden which certainly offers one of the most beautiful views of Toulouse and the Garonne.

Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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