Toulouse city center

Discover the Pink City

Your hosts are passionate about their region and their city. They will be able to give you the best advice and show you the best places to discover. During your stopover in our charming hotel, browse the tourist guides freely available at reception. Don't know where to have dinner tonight? The Hôtel Héliot team will advise you on the best addresses in the city center of the Ville Rose. By choosing our 3-star establishment, you will be ideally located in the Ville Rose between Toulouse train station and the Capitole. 


Less than a kilometer from our hotel establishment, stand the Capitol and its famous square. This building has stood the test of time to be, today, the gathering place for all Toulouse residents, and to house the town hall, a theatre and state rooms. During your stay in our family hotel in Toulouse center, you can visit this emblematic place of the Pink City, free of charge. Discover the history of the city through a fun and original visit

The Basilica of Saint-Sernin

This basilica is the largest Romanesque church in France, listed as a UNESCO heritage site. It was built between the 11th and 14th centuries in homage to the city's first bishop, Saint Saturnin. Stroll inside and outside this majestic building to discover remarkable architectural techniques and exceptional relics. Claude Nougaro, singer from Toulouse, paid homage to the Saint-Sernin Basilica in his song “Ô Toulouse”. 

The Jacobin Convent

The Jacobin convent complex is made up of a church, named “The Jacobins Church”, a cloister, a chapter house, a refectory and a chapel, called “the Saint-Antonin chapel”. Located just 10 minutes walk from our establishment, this building is a witness to Southern Gothic architecture. This convent will impress you with its dimensions, its exceptional conservation and its beauty.

The Basilica of Notre-Dame la Daurade

This basilica is also called “Sainte-Marie la Daurade”. Located along the Garonne, it is a 15 minute walk from our charming 3-star hotel. It was built in the 5th century. It takes its name from its decoration composed of gold leaf mosaics. Discover one of the emblems of the Pink City during your stay in our Hôtel Héliot.

La Fondation Bemberg

In the Hôtel d'Assézat, just 15 minutes walk from your hotel room, discover the "Bemberg Foundation ". This museum brings together masterpieces from the Renaissance, Impressionism and modern art. During your visit, you will be able to discover temporary exhibitions and the permanent collections. Among the artists exhibited, you will be able to appreciate the work of Guardi, Cranach the Elder, Veronese, Titian, Fanin-Latour and Bonnard. 

The Augustinian Museum

This museum is the “Museum of Fine Arts” of Toulouse. Created in 1793 and opened to the public in 1795, it is one of the oldest museums in France. You will be able to discover sculptures and paintings from the 20th century, Romanesque capitals, Gothic sculptures, but also a gargoyle colony. This place, steeped in history, will delight art enthusiasts and lovers. A detour not to be missed during your visit to the Pink City.

The Museum of Toulouse

Ideal for a family outing, the Toulouse Museum explains in a fun and interactive way the planet Earth, living beings, concept of time, man and the future. Located in the heart of the Jardin des Plantes de Toulouse, this museum houses a collection of more than two million pieces. Many temporary exhibitions will make your museum evolve.

The Slaughterhouses

Lovers of modern and contemporary art will be able to satisfy their passion by visiting the “Les Abattoirs” Museum. On the left bank of the Garonne, this museum is the guardian of modern and contemporary art in the city of Toulouse. The “modern” part of the museum will introduce you to artists active since the 1950s, and the “contemporary” part explores many facets of this art.