If urban cycling is your thing, you can cycle around Toulouse’s historic streets and must-visit sites in just a few hours. Discovering the region’s rich architectural heritage couldn’t be easier. To mention a just a few of the most symbolic landmarks, the Capitol building, and its majestic square adorned with the Occitan cross, the Saint-Sernin basilica and the Jacobins Convent with its impressive vault in the shape of a “palm tree”. There are also bike paths suitable for a safe family day out cycling.
For nature lovers, the banks of the Garonne, the Garonne canal and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Canal du Midi offer cyclists’ beautiful rides in a lush green setting. Find yourself surrounded by nature, enjoy the numerous green spaces and city parks; the Japanese Garden, the ‘Jardin des Plantes’ botanical garden or Ramier Island to name just a few. You can also go further afield and discover the delights of the Haute Garonne department or the Occitan region.
It really couldn’t be easier to enjoy the pleasures of Toulouse on two wheels!