Situated at 7km from Toulouse, Toulouse-Blagnac Airport is France’s 6th busiest airport complex. Able to handle 8.5 million passengers a year, in 2014 Toulouse-Blagnac Airport handled more than 7.5 million passengers travelling to and from a hundred or so destinations. With thirty odd airlines based at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, it’s able to operate direct flights to Europe, North Africa and North America. Covering 100 000 m², the airport has two hubs, Blagnac 1 and Blagnac 2, the first being reserved for business use only. The second is divided into 4 halls including a terminal dedicated to low-cost flights and another for regional short hop flights. Toulouse-Blagnac Airport has parking for 13,000 cars and an efficient transport system. You’ll also find a business centre as well as a large number of shops and restaurants in Toulouse-Blagnac Airport’s terminals.
Nicknamed the ‘Pink City’, Toulouse is all about southern sun and an Occitan welcome. Book a flight to Toulouse and enjoy the warm colours that reflect off the River Garonne. Stroll up to Place de la Capitole to admire the city’s town hall and theatre – superb aren’t they? Take time to visit the Musée de Beaux Arts, one of France’s oldest fine arts museums, before heading to the Musée des Augustins. Wander around Toulouse’s centre with its incredibly well preserved 16th Century mansions. Believe it or not, but Toulouse has a staggering 205 sites that are classified French Historic Monuments! But Toulouse isn’t stuck in the past. It’s a technological and scientific hub – home to Airbus and the famous A380 and the amazing Space City amusement park, where you can enjoy the thrill of the Gyro-Extreme, a training seat for astronauts! If you fancy something different, head 30 minutes out of town to L’Isle Jourdain, home to a museum entirely dedicated to bells. Craft lovers will enjoy visiting Martres-Tolosane, a commune famous for its kiln fired tiles. With something for everyone, make sure you reserve a room in Toulouse, close to its famous landmarks in the heart of Haute Garonne.