Toulouse is known as the world capital of aeronautics. Airbus will open its doors to you to discover its facilities and better understand the production of an aircraft: from engineering, manufacturing, to final assembly, to the last tests…, all the stages will no longer hold any secrets for you. you. The Aeroscopia museum will take you back in time through the history of aviation. Several themed routes are offered: discovery, family, military aviation, the Concorde…, there is something for everyone.
Toulouse is also a major aerospace centre, the Cité de l’Espace will reveal to you, over 2500m2 of exhibitions, the secrets of space. You will be able to observe real space rockets, including the Ariane rocket, and visit its launch site. You will also be offered an introduction to meteorology.
Do not hesitate to venture into the center of the city, immerse yourself in its rich history of more than 2000 years. Each of its monuments will make you learn a little more about a different period of its history, Roman remains, the Saint-Sernin basilica, the Capitol…, you will not be short of choice.
Take a detour to the Halle de la machine, a unique place where you will marvel at the impressive show machines staged every day by a team of machinists. You can even take a ride on one of its machines, the 14m high Minotaur Asterion! A step not to be missed to be amazed!
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