Toulouse Airport or Aeroport de Toulouse-Blagna in the south of France receives over 6 million passengers a year. With car hire from Toulouse Airport the city is only a 7 km drive away. Toulouse is the 4th largest city in France and is known to be both picturesque and modern and attracts visitors from all over France and Europe.
Toulouse Airport has just one terminal with 4 halls and flights departing mostly for destinations in Europe and North Africa. There are ATMs and a bank as well as Travelex for changing currency. La Croix du Sud Lounge is available to all business class passengers or for a nominal fee. The airport has a business centre if you need to catch up on work and there is a travel agency if you need to book further flights or hotels during your stay. There are 15 shops to keep you busy, where you can buy anything from local gastronomy to electronic items. At the Spirit of Toulouse, you can buy gifts and souvenirs and the local L’Occitane cosmetic range at Beauty Unlimited. The airport has 7 bars and restaurants including Taste ‘n’ Fly for quick snacks and Cafe Stade Toulousian for local specialities.
Toulouse is a city in southern France that sits close to the Pyrenees. It is nicknamed ‘La Ville Rose’ due to its many distinctive red Romanesque style buildings. In its historical centre you will find the 11th century Basilique Saint Sernin and the Capitole, which houses the town hall and theatre. For a little culture, you can visit the Les Jacobins Monastery or the art museums at Les Augustins and Les Abbatoirs. You can take a barge cruise on the Canal de Midi for great views of the city and surrounding countryside. To see the modern side of Toulouse visit the exhibitions at Cite de l’Espace or take a tour of the Airbus Factory and discover more about Toulouse’s aviation heritage as well as to see how aircraft are made. Out and about with your car hire in Toulouse, you can drive out to the beautiful medieval city of Carcassone and the town of Moissac, a town with great artistic heritage and one of the stopping points on the famous St James Pilgrimage route. You could also visit the picturesque village of Puy l’Eveque with its many historic attractions.