Toulouse Historical Walking Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 am or the afternoon at 4 pm
  • Departure Details :
    Place Jeanne D'Arc meeting point in front of the statue
  • Return Details :
    Tour end at 1 place du pont neuf 31000 Toulouse
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Your guide will take you in a 2.5 hrs tour through the historical cityAdmire the Basilica of Saint-Sernin and its magnificent interiorWalk along the banks of the Garonne River and the old roman port.Hear interesting tales and get fascinating facts throughout from your guide.Be astonished by the history of the Counts of Toulouse and the cruzade against the Cathars.

Know More about this tour

Start with a visit to the Basilica of Saint-Sernin, constructed in a Romanesque style between 1080 and 1120. Marvel at the quality of the many sculptures at the largest remaining Romanesque building in Europe, and discover why it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list as part of the "World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela" in 1998.

Then, the Capitole of Toulouse, admire the 8 columns of the marble facade from Caunes-Minervois, built according to plans by Guillaume Cammas to symbolize the first 8 sheriffs of Toulouse. Visit the large brick building of the Church of the Jacobins, built over a century in the Gothique Mridional (southern Gothic) style. Learn why it received the relic of the body of the Philosophe Thomas Aquin (Saint Thomas D'Aquino) from Pope Urban V in 1368 to encourage pilgrims and the up-keep of the church. Hear how it was used by Napoleon as a stable for his horses during his war campaigns.

Next, visit Htel d'Asszat before ending at the Roman crossroads Capitole de Toulouse. Admire the 8 columns of the marble facade, built according to plans by Guillaume Cammas Caunes-Minervois to symbolize the first 8 sheriffs of Toulouse.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 02 people per booking is required

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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