Toulouse, is one of the most vibrant and metropolitan provincial
cities in France. It has managed to build a reputation as dynamic
and Modern city in just a few years time.
The city, no doubt is a good place to live in, and is proud of its
re-found heritage making room for both cultural elite and the amateur.
The aviation and space industries, electronics, information technology,
and biotechnologies are the key sectors that have contributed to
the city's solid economic development over the last thirty years
to become Europe's Space and Aviation capital.
The sophisticated life-style, the varied cuisines, the delightful
culture, all makes Toulouse a pleasant town to visit. With its meandering
streets, lively café terraces, colorful markets and tan roofs
brings a unique mix of high-tech industry and the arts of Renaissance
heritage and youthful ambition. The city has lots to offer
Toulouse's real secret lies in its combination of youth and experience.
It is home to the oldest fellowship in France, with the Academie
des Jeux Floraux poetry prize association, and the youngest, with
the Académie de l'Air et de l'Espace devoted to aeronautics
and space. This is a place where astronauts can gather together
just around the corner from the mediaeval cloitre des Jacobins Dominican
priory or the Cité de l'Espace Space Museum, where the arts
and techniques of tomorrow's world can find full expression.
Toulouse is open to the future with an impressive list of technologies:
aeronautics, space, electronics, computer science, automatism, biotechnology,
electrochemistry, biology, agronomy, veterinary medicine, etc.
With a heritage that is so interesting, and the pace at which the
city has been developing,
People from all over the world come to explore Toulouse every year.