Why You Should Visit Toulouse
The ancient city of Toulouse offers many unique historic sites as well as plenty of things to do for the modern visitor. Be sure to venture into the center of Toulouse where you will find many of the city’s finest attractions like Toulouse Cathedral and the Saint-Sernin Basilica, while the city also boasts many excellent museums like the Les Abattoirs Modern Arts Museum where you can lose yourself for the day. If you are more interested in modern attractions then you must visit the Cite de l’Espace science center and amusement park which offers something exciting and interesting for people of all ages. Toulouse is also well known for its vibrant modern cultural and art scene which can be explored in its various avant-garde art galleries, clubs and performing arts centers.
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Arriving In Toulouse
Toulouse Blagnac Airport is located around 6 km from the city of Toulouse and is set within a single terminal complex. When you have touched down at the airport there are buses available to take you into the city which take around 20 to 30 minutes, while there are also tram services available directly from the airport. Within the airport you will find a few places to eat and drink alongside retail and duty-free shopping to pick up any essentials, while the airport also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi and has a number of internet stations available.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Toulouse will not be able to make the journey directly - however, the airport enjoys connections to a number of busy airports around Europe such as Munich, Madrid and Istanbul, so travelers from the UAE will conveniently be able to make the trip with only one stopover.
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Toulouse Travel Information
France is a part of the Schengen Area which means UAE nationals can enter the country visa free for a period of up to 90 days. Within the city of Toulouse you can rely on public transport to get around with a metro, buses and trams available. However, there are plenty of car rental companies available at Toulouse airport for those looking to rent a vehicle. The weather in Toulouse is hot and sunny over the summer with average highs of 28 degrees during July and August, although it can get surprisingly chilly during the winter period.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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