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Cité de l'Espace

Avenue Jean Gonord, 31500 Toulouse, France

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About Cité de l'Espace

The Cité de l'Espace is a park dedicated to the conquest of space, space technologies, and the planets, it is located in Toulouse and opened on June 27, 1997.  You can see exhibits on astronautics and astronomy, model rockets of space stations of planets, etc. Animations allow you to better understand certain aspects of the constraints undergone by the body. A rotating chair will completely disorient your sense of balance, but once you have recovered you will be able to taste the joys of traveli



Attractions near Cité de l'Espace

Muséum de Toulouse3.65km from Cité de l'Espace

The Toulouse museum is a natural history and ethnology museum located in the Jardin des Plantes in Toulouse, Busca - Montplaisir district. The Toulouse Natural History Museum houses a collection of more than two and a half million pieces over an area of ​​around 6,000  m, not counting the external annexes. It is the second-largest in France after the National Museum of Natural History in Paris.

Musée des Augustins4.08km from Cité de l'Espace

The Musée des Augustins is the Museum of Fine Arts in Toulouse in Haute-Garonne. Created by decision of23 December 1793and opened in 1795, it is housed in the former Augustinian convent in Toulouse. It brings together important collections of painting and sculpture. The first collections are made up of revolutionary seizures and works from the Royal Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture of Toulouse.

Hôtel d'Assézat4.39km from Cité de l'Espace

The Hôtel d'Assézat is a 16th-century Renaissance palace, which houses the Bemberg Foundation, a major art gallery. It was probably designed by Toulouse architect Nicolas Bachelier for Pierre d'Assézat, a rich manufacturer. It is an outstanding example of the Renaissance architecture characteristic of southern France. Today, it is home to the Union des sociétés savantes and the Bemberg Foundation.

Place du Capitole4.44km from Cité de l'Espace

The Capitol Square is a square in the historic center of Toulouse in France. It is located in the heart of the Capitole district, in sector 1 of the city. Flanked by grand municipal buildings, the square includes the long neo-classical facade of Capitole, the city hall, built in the 1750s.  The name "Capitole" referred not only to the Roman Capitol but also to the capitulum, which was the chapter of the governing magistrates. It was a centre of contention during the 1562 Toulouse Riots, with Hug

Pont Neuf4.62km from Cité de l'Espace

The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Toulouse which links  Gascogne to the Languedoc. It was commissioned by the King of France, François I. The Pont Neuf has largely preceded the other bridges built over the Garonne such as the Pont Saint-Michel in 1836, or the Pont Saint-Pierre in 1852.  It is one of the famous landmarks in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists.

Basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse4.8km from Cité de l'Espace

The Saint-Sernin basilica in Toulouse is a sanctuary built to house the relics of Saint Saturnin , the first bishop of Toulouse, martyred in 250 . Saint-Sernin is one of the largest preserved Romanesque churches in Europe, along with the cathedral in Speyer , Germany. It was served from the ix th century at the latest until the French Revolution, by a canonical community.

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Occitanie is one of the biggest French regions. The Occitanie region is famous for its colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history. It also offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling,etc.