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Toulouse Layover

| March 12, 2015

Stuck on a Toulouse layover at the Blagnac Airport in France? The airport is located 4 miles from Toulouse’s city center, which makes it an accessible destination for those who are stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Toulouse layover, click here for useful tips.

Toulouse layover stopoverIf you’re stuck in the Toulouse airport during your layover, you’ll find that there’s plenty to do. The airport has restaurants, shopping, and a number of services including a full equipped business center and meeting rooms, banks and currency exchange, baby care, family waiting areas, a Photomaton for digital photo printing, a prayer room, free WiFi, Safe Bag luggage protection, Internet kiosks and more. There is also six works of art from Les Abattours, Toulouse’s Contemporary Art Museum displayed in the terminal.

The Blagnac airport offers La Croix du Sud Lounge in Hall C across from gates 33-34. Cost for entrance to the lounge is 21 Euros which can be paid upon arrival, and is free for Priority pass, Lounge Pass, Lounge Key, Diners Club International, Airport Angel or Dragon Pass holders.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are many hotels near the airport. And for a comprehensive list of Toulouse hotels at varying price points, click here.

If you have the time to venture out of the Blagnac airport during your Toulouse layover, there are a few transportation options including taxis, airport shuttle, bus, and train.

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Toulouse Layover:

Toulouse Tours

If you’re short on time during your layover, a Toulouse tour might be the best way to see the sights! Check out our private Toulouse day trips that include wine tasting and many of the area’s best cultural places.

Place du Capitole

This square is in the heart of Toulouse and is a great place to stroll, get a bite to eat and get a feel for the city. You can find a Tourist Informational Office here as well as shopping and impressive architectural landmarks including the Capitol Building.

Address: Square Charles de Gaulle, 31000 Toulouse, France

Basilique Saint Sernin

The Basilique Saint Sernin is a church in the Romanesque style with a stunning interior, frecos, statues, a basement museum with art beneath the alter, an impressive organ, crypts, and more.

Address: Place Saint-Sernin, 31000 Toulouse, France

Toulouse Botanical Gardens

Here not only can you find the Toulouse Botanical Garden but it is also the site of the Museum of Toulouse and the Museum of Natural History. It’s a great place for tired travelers to stretch their legs and wander through the geographically themed walking paths.

Address: 35 Allée Jules Guesde, 31000 Toulouse, France

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