The Occitanie region

Explore the surroundings of Toulouse

Occitanie is a marvelous region full of beauties to discover with family or friends. More than forty towns, villages and natural sites have obtained the “Grands Sites Occitanie Sud de France” label. Delight your senses by exploring this region rich in fauna, heritage and flora, exceptional.

Hôtel Héliot is located just a 10-minute walk from Toulouse train station. You can quickly reach these remarkable places by train. Go on a one-day expedition, during your stopover in our charming hotel in Toulouse city center.

The Canal du Midi

One of the most famous French navigation canals, the Canal du Midi connects Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea, nearly 240 km. Construction was completed on May 15, 1681 and the Canal du Midi was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. All along the canal, you will enjoy having a coffee on the terrace, relaxing on the banks and resting in the heart of the city. nature. Discover this impressive structure with its average depth of 2 meters and its almost 350 locks.

An excursion to Albi

Just an hour's drive from the Pink City, discover Albi, the episcopal city. During your visit, do not miss the Sainte-Cécile cathedral, adjoining the Palais de la Berbie. This set impresses with the orange color of its brick and its remarkable dimensions. Art lovers can visit the Toulouse-Lautrec museum. For a more relaxing visit, enjoy the Vieil Albi, the historic center of the town.

A stopover in Carcassonne

In the heart of the Cathar Country, discover the fortified city of Carcassonne. The history of Carcassonne was eventful. You can discover it during your visit to the Château Comtal, the Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, the Pont-Vieux, the Bastide Saint-Louis and Montolieu. For more fun expeditions, we recommend that you discover the Cérès Franco museum, the Cabrespine chasm, the Limousis cave and the Cavayère lake.