Visit Toulouse with children

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Are you wondering how to please the whole family during your holidays in Toulouse? We have found lots of ideas for activities to do with children. We offer the most suitable visits to tourist sites for children, the most fun museums, activities for teenagers, sports to practice with the family, castles with entertainment near Toulouse. Let's go for a Top 10 family outings in Toulouse.


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Visit Toulouse and its most beautiful monuments

Toulouse has a rich historical heritage. There are therefore many monuments to see. But with small children, it is sometimes difficult. We have selected tourist circuits with little walking or accessible to pushchairs, whose subjects can amuse them, to please children:


    Learn more? Find out more: Must-see visits in Toulouse.


    Photo credit © Highwaystarz, geocaching toulouse / AdobeStock

    Photo credit © Highwaystarz / AdobeStock

    Play with children in leisure areas

    Giant structures, amusement and leisure parks, cultural and unusual games… There is something for everyone. Here's something to have fun with the family, from the youngest to the oldest:


      Take up the challenge of an escape game with teenagers

      This fun and intellectual activity will surely appeal to teenagers and their parents. It mixes strategy and team spirit, and will make your brain work to overcome the puzzles on offer. It's very challenging and fun. We have made an overview of Toulouse escape-games:


      Learn more? Find out more: The best Toulouse escape games.


      Photo credit © JackF, Escape Game Toulouse / AdobeStock

      Photo credit © JackF / AdobeStock

      Culture in museums near the city center

      If you want to share an interesting activity with the family and accessible for children, why not visit a museum? To awaken the imagination of young people, we offer you a little tour of a mythological creature or even take to the skies and discover aeronautics . The most fun museums for children are:


      Photo credit © BestPhotoStudio / AdobeStock

        Photo credit © BestPhotoStudio / AdobeStock

        Make known the history of France, through the castles of Toulouse

        To make children appreciate history and learn more about our past, what better way to visit a castle? You will see old everyday objects from the time, works of art, small and large treasures... We have selected for you the castles, less than 30 minutes from Toulouse, suitable for children:


          Learn more? Find out more: Castles less than 30 minutes from Toulouse.


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          Take a pirate cruise on the Garonne

          Pirates evoke freedom and adventure! Some Toulouse boats offer animated rides for children aged 6 to 11. Exciting treasure hunts await you. Boarding!

          Our favourite: The Bateaux Toulousains pirate cruise. Here is their contact sheet.


          The good idea The good idea: Our service providers for boat trips in Toulouse.


          Photo credit © Jeremie LORAND / AdobeStock

          Photo credit © Jeremie Lorand / AdobeStock

          Swimming around Toulouse

          Do you want to cool off and find pleasant places to swim near Toulouse? So follow us, for a walk along the lakes and lakes of the Pays Toulousain! Here are those that have a nautical base or water sports:

          • The Wam Park leisure base on Lac de Sesquières: paddle and wakeboard rental, kayaking and canoeing, introduction to sailing, towed buoy, water ski lift, water games...
          • La Ramée leisure center in Tournefeuille: A large playground and leisure area. Swimming is allowed there and you can go sailing.
          • At the exit of the city, the Awake Park of Lac de Braguessou: wake-board, paddle, and water ski lift...

            Learn more? Find out more: The lakes, leisure centers and places to swim around Toulouse.


            Stroll through parks and gardens

            Enjoying the holidays with the children also means getting some fresh air, relaxing, picnicking with the family. Even in the heart of the pink city, one can easily find a corner of nature. We offer three addresses near Square Boulingrin, in the city center, or near the Empalot district, crossed by the Garonne. These Toulouse parks and gardens are sure to please children!

            • The Jardin des Plantes, with its playground and merry-go-round.
            • The Parc de la Poudrerie, for its activities and educational workshops.
            • The Parc de la Grande Plaine and its leisure centre.

              Learn more? Find out more: The parks and gardens of Toulouse, nature in the city.


              Parks and gardens © Guide Toulouse Pyrénées

              Cycling

              Toulouse is a green city, with many cycle paths. By bike, you can take a tour of the most beautiful monuments of the city, go to the green spaces or enjoy the greenways along the banks of the Garonne. The city of Toulouse rents bicycles at a low price: the VeloToulouse.


              Learn more? Find out more: 5 bike rides in and around Toulouse.


              Practice a sport as a family

              Playing sports as a family does not hurt and it allows children to let off steam a little. To please everyone, it is better to choose a multi-activity site:


                Learn more? Find out more: Where to do outdoor sports in Toulouse?


                Photo credit © M.studio / AdobeStock

                Photo credit © M.studio / AdobeStock


                We hope that we have given you some good ideas to make the most of your stay in Toulouse with your family. We wish you good times of fun, instructive discoveries and lasting memories!


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