What French city can boast about having an anthem so universally well-known as 'Ô Toulouse’, sung by the unforgettable Claude Nougaro, native of Toulouse and maestro of bel canto ? It is a friendly place that knows how to party, loves rugby, violets and terracotta brick ! People move here every year in search of jobs in leading sectors, quality of life and sunshine. Toulouse represents excellence among the cities of the South of France, the meeting point of the Canal Latérale de la Garonne, which connects it with the Atlantic, and the Canal du Midi, which links it to the Mediterranean and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, the city is the gateway to the Pyrenees of Haute-Garonne, source of memorable walks and outings and a much appreciated ski destination in winter.
Toulouse is one of those cities which attracts and enchants the visitor. It has all the advantages of a major destination : historic buildings, lifestyle, innovative gastronomy and a go-ahead economy. On the world map, Toulouse is a global centre for the aeronautical and space industries.
Capital of the Occitanie region, its population of 445,000 makes it the 4th largest city in France. Endowed with an exceptional heritage, this modern, dynamic, European city has remarkable architecture and a Latin temperament, drawn from its proximity to Spain.