Built on a natural ford, the Bazacle has blocked the passage of the River Garonne since the 12th century. The 21 lords who ... More
Built on a natural ford, the Bazacle has blocked the passage of the River Garonne since the 12th century. The 21 lords who were the old equivalent of customs officers received payments in the form of flour for allowing people to cross. In 1907 the Toulouse Electricity Company took over the flourmills, thus allowing the inhabitants of Toulouse to have light. Today this hydroelectric factory (EDF-Bazacle) welcomes 65,000 visitors per year and puts on exhibitions concerning technical subjects, the environment and more. In spring and autumn youngsters watch enchanted the migration of sea salmon and trout through a window beneath the fish pass. Admission: free
Formerly the head office of the old town magistrates, the city hall is impressive, with its white marble columns all
along the front. Today it houses the Capitole Theatre and the Town Hall. As you go through the Henri ...
High above Toulouse, this vast necropolis is like a city within a city. Cypress and magnolia trees surround the richly
decorated tombs, and the exceptional site has an amazing view of the city below. Some famous locals are buried ...
In the heart of Toulouse, just steps from Place du Capitole and theatres... The ideal place to discover la Ville
Rose, the ???Rose Red City???. For your stay, hotel Albert 1er offers you all the charms of tradition. For ...
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