Homestay Toulouse

France Homestay Network - Toulouse

The capital of the Occitanie region of France, Toulouse has about 470,000 inhabitants. Toulouse considered a dynamic city, a leader of industries and a melting pot for powerful technologies. Sometimes known to locals as La Ville Rose (the Pink City) after the distinctive pink stone used in the construction of many of its buildings.

Toulouse is a pleasant city, well known for its classic food and is the home of French country dishes such as cassoulet and confit de canard. In the city centre, you can discover beautiful churches, imposing buildings, wonderful architecture, and rich historical heritage. Toulouse is also the European capital of the aerospace industry, and home to the Airbus.

The sport of choice of Toulouse is rugby union. The Toulouse club stadium has hosted some great sporting moments on both a national as well as a continental level.

Finally, the city has more than 100,000 students; this makes it the third largest student population in France after Paris and Lyon.