Culture and Heritage

Do you like walking in beautiful villages, discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot ? You like old stones, pretty churches, places steeped in history to explore... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on vacation in Toulouse and the Pyrénées , you want to see the 1001 castles, remains, medieval marvels ! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious.

According to my cultural desires, offers you articles on towns, villages and bastides. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover... Museums, interpretation centers... Nothing will escape you !

Les Forges de Pyrène: a journey through time to discover the old trades

Les Forges de Pyrène: a journey through time to discover the old trades
Les Forges de Pyrène: a journey through time t ...

Montgailhard

Before the industrial age, everyday objects depended on the talent and ingenuity of craftsmen. This know-how passed down from generation to generation has left in Ariège a magnificent heritage ...

Travel back in time to the Castle of Laréole

Travel back in time to the Castle of Laréole
Travel back in time to the Castle of Laréole

Laréole

During your stay in Haute-Garonne, do not forget to stop at the Château de Laréole. Its exterior originality makes it one of the flagship sites of the department. The centuries have followed one ...

The fantastic and wonderful universe of the Pamiers Magic Museum

The fantastic and wonderful universe of the Pamiers Magic Museum
The fantastic and wonderful universe of the Pa ...

Pamiers

In Ariège, at the foot of the first foothills of the Pyrenees, the town of Pamiers has some wonderful surprises in store for visitors looking for something unusual. In the heart of the city ...

The castles of the Hautes-Pyrénées

The castles of the Hautes-Pyrénées
The castles of the Hautes-Pyrénées

Lourdes

If you are a lover of old stones or just curious, the Hautes-Pyrénées has a rich past to tell you. There is no doubt that you will be impressed by these monumental buildings, still proudly ...

Stroll on Lake Estaing: immersion in pastoral lands

Stroll on Lake Estaing: immersion in pastoral lands
Stroll on Lake Estaing: immersion in pastoral  ...

Estaing

At the gates of the Pyrenees National Park, the Val d'Azun is an authentic and unspoiled place where you breathe fresh air at the top of your lungs and where you can gaze far beyond the horizon. ...

The Gouffre d'Esparros, a fabulous underground crystal garden

The Gouffre d'Esparros, a fabulous underground crystal garden
The Gouffre d'Esparros, a fabulous underground ...

The nature of the Pyrenees is incredibly beautiful and never ceases to surprise us throughout our discoveries. The valley of the Baronnies , a small limestone region in the piedmont of the central ...

Wool from the Pyrenees : production and secrets of Maison Lafond

Wool from the Pyrenees : production and secrets of Maison Lafond
Wool from the Pyrenees : production and secret ...

Esquièze-Sère

What better season than winter to immerse yourself in wool - or more exactly to go behind the scenes of wool manufacturing , from sheep to sweater! In Esquièze-Sère , a village in the ...

The Mounaques, these funny Campan dolls

The Mounaques, these funny Campan dolls
The Mounaques, these funny Campan dolls

Campan

In the heart of the central Pyrenees, Campan is a small rural village of ordinary appearance, nestled in an abundant natural setting between the high peaks of the Col du Tourmalet and the Col ...

Discover the castles less than 30 minutes from Toulouse

Discover the castles less than 30 minutes from Toulouse
Discover the castles less than 30 minutes from ...

Merville

If Toulouse is now classified as a “ City of Art and History ”, it is thanks to its rich heritage, especially Renaissance . But the Garonne and the pastel trade allowed the construction of ...

Space & aeronautics museums tours in Toulouse

Space & aeronautics museums tours in Toulouse
Space & aeronautics museums tours in Toulouse

Toulouse

From the First World War , Toulouse developed an aviation industry. In 1917, the adventure began with the Latécoère planes . In 1927, Saint-Exupéry and Mermoz brought it its letters of ...

24h in Lourdes: discover the sacred city at the foot of the Pyrenees

24h in Lourdes: discover the sacred city at the foot of the Pyrenees
24h in Lourdes: discover the sacred city at th ...

Lourdes

In the four corners of the planet are mystical places that exude an intense spirituality . On the Gave de Pau, at the foot of the Pyrenees , Lourdes is a center of Christian pilgrimage famous ...

The most beautiful villages of Ariège

The most beautiful villages of Ariège
The most beautiful villages of Ariège

Le Mas-d'Azil

Ariège has many villages classified among the "Most beautiful villages in France" . We offer you an overview of the most remarkable sites . No jealousy, we will follow a loop to discover all the ...

Pic de Midi de Bigorre: 360 ° Pyrenees!

Pic de Midi de Bigorre: 360 ° Pyrenees!
Pic de Midi de Bigorre: 360 ° Pyrenees!

Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Today, I suggest you take a little height: we leave for the visit of the Pic du Midi de Bigorre ! Perched at 2877 meters above sea level , this astronomical observatory that one could easily take ...

Asian stroll at the Georges-Labit museum in Toulouse

Asian stroll at the Georges-Labit museum in Toulouse
Asian stroll at the Georges-Labit museum in To ...

Toulouse

Founded in 1893 by Georges LABIT , a frequent traveler from a family of Toulouse merchants , this eponymous museum houses one of the most beautiful French collections of oriental art . There are ...