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 point you to the best places to discover. During your stop in our charming hotel, leaf through the free access tourist guides at the reception. Don't know where to dine 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 Pink City between Toulouse train station and the Capitol.


Less than a kilometer from our hotel is the Capitol and its famous square. This building has survived the ages to be, today, the gathering place for all Toulouse residents, and to house the town hall, a theater and ceremonial rooms. During your visit to our family hotel in central Toulouse, you can visit this emblematic place in the Ville Rose, free of charge. Discover the history of the city through a fun and original visit. 

Saint-Sernin Basilica

This basilica is the largest Romanesque church in France, listed as a heritage by UNESCO. 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 Basilica of Saint-Sernin in his song “Ô Toulouse”.

The Convent of the Jacobins

The conventual complex of the Jacobins is made up of a church, called "The Church of the Jacobins", a cloister, a chapter house, a refectory and a chapel, called "the chapel of Saint-Antonin. ". Located just 10 minutes walk from our establishment, this building bears 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 mosaics with gold leaf. Discover one of the emblems of the Pink City during your stay in our Hôtel Héliot.

The Bemberg Foundation

In the Hôtel d'Assézat, just a 15-minute walk from your hotel room, discover the “Bemberg Foundation”. This museum brings together masterpieces of 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, Véronèse, Le Titien, Fanin-Latour and Bonnard.

The Augustins 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 colony of gargoyles. This place, steeped in history, will delight enthusiasts and art lovers. A detour not to be missed during your visit to the Pink City.

The Toulouse Museum

Ideal for a family outing, the Toulouse Museum provides a fun and interactive explanation of planet Earth, living beings, the notion of time, man and the future. Located in the heart of the Jardin des Plantes in Toulouse, this museum houses a collection of over two million pieces. Many temporary exhibitions will develop your museum.


Lovers of modern and contemporary art can indulge 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 who have been active since the 1950s, and the "contemporary" part explores many facets.