Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France and is situated in the southwest alongside the beautiful Garonne River. Toulouse has a variety of quaint lanes and narrow alleyways to explore and an emerging alternative arts scene, welcoming cafes, antique shops. With a rich history, Toulouse is a city of culture and the splendid Théâtre du Capitole is its home of theatre, opera and ballet with site's theatrical routes going back to 1736. It also has a number of important and unique galleries and museums such as the Musée des Augustins, the Musée Georges Labit and the Le Château d'Eau gallery which is one of the oldest public places dedicated to photography being situated in a 19th-century water-tower which was converted to a gallery in 1974. As a fine French city, Toulouse's local cuisine must be tried including the Saucisses de Toulouse (sausage named after the city) and cassoulet Toulousain (bean and pork stew from the area). Located between the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, Toulouse provides excellent access to the beach via a scenic drive that will tantalise your sense. Driving is the best way to explore with car hire a popular option to get to the sunny French beaches and even venture over into Spain and the Pyrenees. With top quality motorway connections, Toulouse is also placed well for a French roadtrip to Paris, Bordeaux and Marseille. If you are in need of further travel inspiration, simply ask the friendly, local staff in one of our branches.