This little canal was built in the late 1700s' to allow boat traffic between the Garonne River and the Canal du Midi, ... More
Canal de Brienne (Le)
This little canal was built in the late 1700s' to allow boat traffic between the Garonne River and the Canal du Midi, made difficult by the Bazacle dam. The banks, shaded by perfectly aligned plane trees, are ideal for walking. Towpaths run from the Brienne lock to the Embouchure port, and there are other interesting sites on the way, including an ancient tobacco factory (now a law school), which is a perfect example of nineteenth-century industrial architecture.
This park comprises three large gardens, which are connected by footbridges above the traffic: the Jardin des Plantes, Jardin Royal
and Grand Rond. Wide paths wind around old trees, fountains, flowerbeds and ponds, and there are swings and pony ...
In the heart of the Capitole, this impressive hall exhibits the work of Toulouse artists from the end of the
19th century to the beginning of the 20th. A highlight of the exhibition is the portrait of La Belle ...
It took 12,000 workers and over ten years to build the canal connecting the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. Pierre Paul
Riquet designed it in 1667 to boost the local economy; it is now considered one of the masterpieces of ...